The Artist wins seven awards including Best Film, Best Director, and Best Actor for Jean Dujardin.
Asghar Farahdi's A Separation and Wim Wenders' Pina are among the top finalists vying for Best Foreign Language Film.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts nominate The Artist, Drive, The Help among others.
50/50, Bridesmaids, Young Adult and Midnight in Paris are up for Best Original Screenplay, while Breaking Bad, Game of Thorns, and Boardwalk Empire lead TV.
Paradise Lost 3, Pina, Buck, and Project Nim are among the notable finalists eligible for this year's Oscar award.