A wide range of BAFTA’s talent initiatives and programmes are now open for applications. From scholarships and mentoring to networking groups and writing competitions, browse the opportunities to find out if you are eligible.
TV PREVIEW: STEPHEN: THE MURDER THAT CHANGED A NATION + Q&A
A preview of BBC One’s new documentary followed by a Q&A with executive producer Asif Kapadia, director James Rogan and series producer Victoria Musguin-Rowe.
We will be opening our doors for our current exhibition Female Firsts: Women Making BAFTA History, dedicated to the work and achievements of over 90 women from BAFTA’s history. Discover some of the pioneering women that have definedof film, games and television through the decades, with previously un-exhibited photography alongside video footage from BAFTA’s archive.
Join BAFTA for an all-day event dedicated to this year’s Television Craft nominees. Sessions will focus on writing, editing and directing, exploring each discipline and discussing this year’s nominated television shows and the craft behind them.
A showcase of three TV drama script extracts by emerging UK writing talent, selected by an industry jury. Industry guests will critique the winning scripts as performed by professional actors in front of a live audience, as well as sharing insights into their own working processes.
GAMES MASTERCLASS: THE ART OF STORYTELLING THROUGH MUSIC
BAFTA-nominated Gareth Coker is a celebrated British composer for film and games. His work includes the critically-acclaimed original scores for Ori and the Blind Forest, Minecraft and ARK Survival Evolved.
Join presenter Ben Shires for our celebration of Officially Amazing’s 100th episode. The event includes a preview screening from series 7, world record challenges with Sizzling Steve and a Q&A with series editor Simon Welton, Guinness adjudicator Mark McKinley and newOfficially presenter Desiree Burch.
BFI NETWORK @ FLARE MENTORSHIPS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BAFTA
Meet the talented group of LGBTQ+ identified filmmakers who will be mentored in 2018. Entering its third year, the programme offers emerging filmmakers based in the UK the opportunity to develop industry knowledge, professional connections, their passion for cinema and an overview of LGBTQ+ features entering the marketplace.
The BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Competition is open for aspiring TV comedy screenwriters. Have your work showcased and performed by a professional cast to an audience of producers, development executives, directors, actors and literary agents!
Pete Docter, BAFTA-winning director of Inside Out, and BAFTA-nominated Shaun the Sheep creators Richard Starzak and Mark Burton discuss the making of their films and reflect on the challenges and joys of working in animation.