There was a strong Irish tinge to this years BAFTA nominations, with 'Belfast' securing 6 nominations and three Irish actresses nominated in Best Supporting Actress.

Kenneth Branagh's drama 'Belfast' picked up 6 nominations, with nominations for Kenneth Branagh in the screenplay category, stars Caitríona Balfe and Ciaran Hinds securing acting nominations, and the biggest awards of the night, Outstanding British Film and Best Film.

Irish stars Catriona Balfe, Jessie Buckley and Ruth Negga occupy 3 of the 6 slots in Best Supporting Actress.

Balfe was nominated for 'Belfast', Kerry star Jessie Buckley was nominated for 'The Lost Daughter' and Limerick woman Ruth Negga was nominated for 'Passing'.

'Dune' led the pack with 11 nominations overall, with director Denis Villeneuve missing out in Best Director.

'Spencer' was the big nomination morning snub, with the Kristen Stewart-starring Princess Diana film missing out in Best Actress and for it's haunting Jonny Greenwood score.

Jonny Greenwood had more success for his work on 'The Power Of The Dog', with the Radiohead guitarist picking up a nomination for his work on Jane Campion's Netflix western film.

Benedict Cumberbatch in 'Power Of The Dog', one of the awards season favourites

Netflix's divisive 'Don't Look Up' secured nominations in Best Film, Best Original Screenplay for Adam McKay and Best Actor for star Leonardo DiCaprio.

'House Of Gucci' continued its march through awards season, with Lady Gaga picking up a nod in Best Actress and the film securing an 'Outstanding British Film' nomination.

The pop icon will have to contend with another musician-turned-actor in the form of Alana Haim who has gained significant awards season traction for 'Licrorice Pizza'.

The newest film from auteur Paul Thomas Anderson picked up 5 nominations, including a directing and screenwriting nomination for the 'There Will Be Blood' and 'Boogie Nights' director.

11-year-old Woody Norman secured a nomination in Best Supporting Actor for his performance in 'C'Mon C'Mon', becoming one of the youngest ever nominees in the category, while his co-star Joaquin Phoenix was left out of Best Actor.

The Best Actor race has become a straight shoot-out between Benedict Cumberbatch for Jane Campion's 'The Power Of The Dog' and Will Smith's crowd-pleasing performance in 'King William'.

'No Time To Die' secured 5 nominations, most notably for 'Outstanding British Film', with the final Daniel Craig Bond outing also securing a number of nominations in the tech category.

Australian actress Rebel Wilson will host this year's awards which will take place on March 13th.