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
'Unless my eyes are cruelly deceiving me than we are also blessed with Boyhood's Ellar Coltrane, Rosanna Arquette and Ethan Hawke,' Mr Fry said to the audience at the Royal Opera House
Boyhood won top award but The Theory of Everything dominated awards.
Nimrat represented The Lunchbox at the BAFTA red caprpet in London
But the British awards ceremony was dominated by the Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything
Julianne is nominated in the Best Actress category for Oscars for her role in the 2014 film Still Alice
"Back on the road for not so ordinary a weekend in London!" the actress wrote on Twitter
Felicity Jones has been nominated in the Leading Actress category in BAFTA 2015
Winners of BAFTA awards will be announced at London's Royal Opera House on February 8