The Bafta award for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema goes to producer Tessa Ross.
Quentin Tarantino thanked his actors for doing a "bang-up job with my dialogue" in his acceptance speech.
His screenplay for Django Unchained has attracted criticism for its liberal use of racial insults and Tarantino thanked his backers for standing by what he described as "a hot potato" film.
West London born Dame Helen Mirren is nominated in the Best Actress category for her role in Hitchcock - playing the wife of the famous filmmaker.
Dame Helen Mirren said she was "delighted" to have been nominated for Best Actress for her performance as Alma Reville in Hitchcock.
This was a wonderful role, Alma Reville was more than Hitchcock's wife, in many ways she was his muse, his assistant, his editor and more, and I am proud to have had the opportunity to portray her.
There were many people involved in the making of the film, all of whom played a part in this nomination.
I would particularly like to thank my co-star Anthony Hopkins and our director Sacha Gervasi who helped me to shape Alma on to the screen.
The latest 007 film Skyfall secured eight nominations, including nods for Dame Judi Dench and Javier Bardem: