This year’s British Academy Cymru Awards will take place this Sunday in Cardiff, hosted by Huw Stephens. The Awards will feature special guest performances and celebrity award presenters, representing the best of the UK’s creative industries. Presenter and broadcaster Mavis Nicholson and costume designer Lindy Hemming will be honoured with Special Awards at the ceremony, which can be watched live on Twitter and Facebook. See the nominations
We’re partnering with the British Council Film to present Short Sighted, our annual all-day event dedicated to maximising the impact of your short film.
Representatives from London Film Festival and Sundance as well as BAFTA-nominated filmmakers share insights on navigating the festival circuit, developing your film festival strategy and bridging the gap from shorts to feature.
Conversations with Screen Composers: Harry Gregson-Williams
BAFTA and the Royal Albert Hall, in association with PRS for Music, present an unmissable event with BAFTA-nominated composer Harry Gregson Williams (Shrek, The Rock), on the creative process of composition.
Still horrid, very horrid! Join us for brand new episodes of Horrid Henry hosted by Dick and Dom.
Followed by Q&A with series producer and writer Lucinda Whiteley, voice talent Lizzie Waterworth-Santo and Aidan Cook.
Sir Patrick Stewart presented a BAFTA Special Award to Saturday Night Live creator and producer, Lorne Michaels, in New York last week. The event celebrated the programme’s influence on television comedy in the UK and around the world. Find out more
ITV’s ‘This Morning’ presented with BAFTA Special Award
Last week we presented ITV’s This Morning with a Special Award and tribute at BAFTA’s headquarters to celebrate its 30 years of creativity and innovation in daytime television production. Find out more
Hosted by British actor and comedian Jack Whitehall, the British Academy Britannia Awards will honour actor and comedian Jim Carrey and British actress Emilia Clarke, the final names announced for the ceremony that takes place on 26 October in Los Angeles. Find out more
FILM Q&A |
American Animals director
Bart Layton discusses walking the line between dramatic and documentary filmmaking, the mythological way we talk about crime and how the form of a film can illustrate the state of its characters.
BAFTA-winning writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag) is joined by Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer and Fiona Shaw to discuss Killing Eve, the eight-part series about a bored MI5 security officer who’s tasked with tracking down fearsome assassin Villanelle.