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THE FILM AWARDS ARE COMING!
Join us next Tuesday morning as we reveal the nominations for the 2018 EE British Academy Film Awards on Twitter and Facebook, live from 07.30. Meanwhile, vote now to decide who’ll win this year’s EE Rising Star Award and be in with a chance of winning tickets to the Awards.
TV PREVIEW: BEING BLACKER + Q&A
A preview of BAFTA-winning filmmaker Molly Dineen’s new BBC film telling the story of well-known reggae record shop owner and music producer, Blacker Dread, his extended family, friends and the wider Brixton community. Followed by a Q+A with Molly Dineen.
BAFTA will host a special tribute to Ray Merrin in recognition of his outstanding contribution to sound design. Merrin’s credits include some of the most celebrated films in cinema history including Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, The Shining, Alien and Trainspotting.
Join four of the UK’s leading drama controllers – Anne Mensah (Delicious, Riviera), Beth Willis (Humans, The State), Piers Wenger (A Suitable Boy, Ashes to Ashes) and Polly Hill (The White Queen, The Missing) – as they share their vision for scripted content on their channels.
Cirque de Soleil will perform a piece specially created for BAFTA at next month’s Film Awards. The entertainment company will be in residence at the Royal Albert Hall at the time of the ceremony with its latest touring show, OVO.
This Sunday, tune into BBC Two at 21.00 for our one-off special dedicated to the life and career of the BAFTA-winning actor, writer and presenter. Hear from Michael’s closest colleagues and friends, including John Cleese, David Jason and Connie Booth, who share their hilarious anecdotes and fondest memories of working with him over five decades.