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`Quantum of Solace receives nominations for two BAFTAs

15-Jan-2009 • Quantum Of Solace

As MI6 previously reported, the box-office smash "Quantum of Solace" was in the running for awards in 7 categories at the 2009 BAFTAs.

Variety recently broke the news that the 22nd James Bond adventure had landed on the shortlist of two categories - Sound and Special Visual Effects.

The noms were announced by British actresses Gemma Arterton and Hayley Atwell Thursday at BAFTA's London headquarters.

The awards, which will be hosted by Jonathan Ross for the third year, will take place Feb. 8 at London's Royal Opera House.

TV coverage in the U.K., which will include the addition of a red carpet standalone show for the first time, will be extended across three BBC channels - BBC One, Two and Three.

The contenders for the two categories in which "Quantum" stands are as follows:

"Changeling" — Walt Martin, Alan Robert Murray, John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff
"The Dark Knight" — Lora Hirschberg, Richard King, Ed Novick, Gary Rizzo
"Quantum of Solace" — Eddy Joseph, Chris Munro, Mike Prestwood Smith, Mark Taylor
"Slumdog Millionaire" — Glenn Freemantle, Resul Pookutty, Richard Pryke, Tom Sayers, Ian Tapp
"Wall-E" — Ben Burtt, Tom Myers, Michael Semanick, Matthew Wood

"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" — Eric Barba, Craig Barron, Nathan McGuinness, Edson Williams
"The Dark Knight" — Chris Corbould, Nick Davis, Paul Franklin, Tim Webber
"Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" — Pablo Helman
"Iron Man" — Shane Patrick Mahan, John Nelson, Ben Snow
"Quantum of Solace" — Chris Corbould, Kevin Tod Haug

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