The nominations for the 66th EE British Academy Film Awards were announced yesterday (Wednesday, January 9, 2013). Two comic book films, Marvel's The Avengers (known in the U.K. as "Marvel Avengers Assemble") and The Dark Knight Rises received nominations in the "Special Visual Effects" Category.
Here are all the nominees in that category:
SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS
• THE DARK KNIGHT RISES - Paul Franklin, Chris Corbould, Peter Bebb, Andrew Lockley
• THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY - Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton, R. Christopher White
• LIFE OF PI - Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De Boer
• MARVEL AVENGERS ASSEMBLE - Nominees TBC
• PROMETHEUS - Richard Stammers, Charley Henley, Trevor Wood, Paul Butterworth.
Go to http://www.bafta.org/ for a complete list of nominees or go to Negromancer.