2018 British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Films nominated for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer are The Ghoul Film, I Am Not A Witch, Jawbone, Kingdom of Us and Lady Macbeth.

Nominees announced for the 2018 British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards

Nominations for the 2018 British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards were announced on Jan. 9 in London. Awards will be presented on Feb. 18.

Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba star in "Molly's Game." (TIFF)

Miguel (voiced by Anthony Gonzalez), a clerk (Gabriel Iglesias) and great-great grandmother Mamá Imelda (Alanna Ubach) in the animated movie "Coco." (Disney / Pixar)

Gary Oldman stars as Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill, who leads a country against Nazi Germany during World War II.

Christopher Nolan, director of the upcoming "Dunkirk," discusses the film during the Warner Bros. Pictures presentation at CinemaCon. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

People open up about their racial experiences. I feel like I’m a walking therapy session. It’s quite intense. But it means a lot to people, Daniel Kaluuya says of reactions to his film "Get Out." (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)

Timothée Chalamet, now 21, has an independent streak. At 17, he started traveling solo for acting work. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)

Sally Hawkins is Eliza Esposito in "The Shape of Water." (Kerry Hayes / Twentieth Century Fox)

Composer Hans Zimmer works on a song in his Santa Monica studio. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)

Directors Greta Gerwig (“Lady Bird”), Jordan Peele (“Get Out”) and Kathryn Bigelow (“Detroit”) discuss the particular power stories wield to humanize the "other."

Gary Oldman stars as Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill, who leads a country against Nazi Germany during World War II.

Actor Willem Dafoe, from the film "The Florida Project," at the 42nd Toronto International Film Festival. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

Octavia Spencer and Richard Jenkins discuss their roles in Guillermo del Toro's "The Shape of Water."