The latest James Bond thriller Skyfall is tipped for success at this years BAFTAs, expected to receive nominations for director Sam Mendes, and Bond baddie Javier Bardem.
Musical epic Les Misérables is expected to be in the running, with a possible nod to director Tom Hooper, who also directed Oscar winning biopic The King's Speech.
Sir Anthony Hopkins and Dame Helen Mirren could also get a nomination for their roles in the film Hitchcock.
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