The film is based on Dean N Jensen's 2013 book of the same name.
Brie Larson, who appears in new drama Room, and Kingsman: The Secret Service actor Taron Egerton have also been nominated. They are joined by Bel Powley, from 2015's The Diary Of A Teenage Girl. Previous BAFTA winners include Tom Hardy, James MacAvoy and Kristen Stewart
True Detective took home the International BAFTA, beating The Good Wife, House of Cards and Orange Is the New Black
Stephen Hawking joked that he was not only more intelligent but also "better-looking" than the night's host, comedian Stephen Fry
BAFTA red carpet