The British Academy Britannia Awards are taking place this evening in Los Angeles, honouring individuals who have dedicated their careers to advancing the art-forms of the moving image in the US, UK and beyond. British actor and comedian Jack Whitehall returns to host the ceremony for a third year.
Honourees at tonight’s ceremony include Jim Carrey, Emilia Clarke, Damian Lewis, Kevin Feige, Cate Blanchett and Steve McQueen.
BritBox, the subscription video-on-demand streaming service from BBC Studios and ITV, will livestream the ceremony to the US and Canada.
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Programmers from some of the world’s leading festivals including London Film Festival, Sundance and Locarno as well as Shorts International, Altitude Films and Together films discuss navigating the festival circuit, delivering and marketing your film and making the move from shorts to features.
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.
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Team captains Rose Matafeo (Edinburgh Best Comedy Show Award 2018) and Glenn Moore (Mock the Week) lead the audience as they battle on classic video games using WiFi Wars’ Guinness World Record-breaking tech.
Earlier this month, the British Academy Cymru Awards celebrated the best of broadcasting and production within film, games and television in Wales, as voted for by BAFTA members. It was a great night for recognising new talent as nine first-time winners were announced across craft categories.
The nominations for the British Academy Children’s Awards have been announced, and represent the very best in children’s media from the past year. Congratulations to all the nominees. We look forward to celebrating their achievements at the ceremony on Sunday 25 November.
Alan Cumming, Paddy Higson and
Pat Campbell will be honoured with Outstanding Contribution Awards at the British Academy Scotland Awards. The ceremony, hosted by Edith Bowman, will take place on Sunday 4 November. Tune in to BAFTA Scotland’s social channels for live coverage of the event on Facebook and Twitter.
The BAFTA-winning comedy returns to BBC Three and BBC One this autumn for a one-off special. Listen to the Q&A for a behind-the-scenes look at what went into this episode and what we might expect in the series to come.