Congratulations to our User Halo_Insider for scoring a great 74.00% when predicting the 2017 BAFTA film nominations on Tuesday. Just behind was one of our Experts — Joyce Eng (TV Guide) — who had the second best score of the contest with 72.67% correct. Halo_Insider also had a nice point total of 4,915 by using the 500 super bets wisely.
Over 1,200 people worldwide predicted these nominees in 15 categories. Our top scorer had some very impressive picks along the way in “Nocturnal Animals” for Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Cinematography, “Hell or High Water” in Best Original Screenplay, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” for Best Production Design, and “Jackie” for Best Score.
You can see how your score compares to all others in our leaderboard rankings of all contestants, which also includes links to see each participant’s predictions. to see your own scores, go to the user menu in the top right corner of every page of Gold Derby when you’re signed in to the site. Use drop down menu to go to “View Profile,” then look for the links to your “Award Show Scores.” Gold Derby must evaluate each potential winner’s eligibility as per our contest rules. If eligible, the first-place finisher gets a $100 Amazon gift card.
For our eight Experts predicting all 15 categories, Eng was best with 72.67% accuracy. Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby) is close behind in the second spot with 68.67% right. Up next is Brian Truitt (USA Today) with 66.00% correct. We then have Tariq Khan (Fox News) at 65.33%, Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby) at 62.67%, Susan Wloszczyna (RogerEbert.com) at 60.67%, Thelma Adams (Gold Derby) at 57.33%, and Peter Travers (Rolling Stone) at 56.00%. Edward Douglas (Weekend Warrior) did very well with 75.45% right but predicted 11 of the 15 categories.
Among Gold Derby’s Editors, I am in first place with 71.33% correct. Daniel Montgomery is slightly behind with 70.00% right. Sheehan follows with 68.67% and then O’Neil at 62.67%. Marcus Dixon predicted 11 of the 15 categories for 73.64% right. Rob Licuria had 69.17% correct predicting just six categories.
Be sure to make your Oscar predictions. Weigh in now with your picks so that Hollywood insiders can see how this film is faring in our Oscar odds. You can keep changing your predictions right up until just before nominations are announced on January 24 at 5:00 am PT/8:00 am ET. Be sure to read our contest rules. And join in the fierce debate over the Oscars taking place right now with Hollywood insiders in our forums.