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Ambassadors & Supporters

Event: Illuminating BAFTA Founding Supporter ReceptionDate: Tuesday 6 March 2018Venue: Kensington Palace, Kensington Gardens, London Host: HRH The Duke of Cambridge-Area: ReceptionBAFTA/Thomas Alexander

It is with the dedicated support of our donors, foundations, trusts and partners that we are able to bring the very best work in film, games and television to public attention, and support the growth of creative talent in the UK and internationally. 

We thank the following individuals and organisations for their inspiring generosity: 

Illuminating BAFTA Ambassadors:

  • Chiwetel Ejiofor
  • Colin Firth
  • Dominic West
  • Eddie Redmayne
  • Helen Mirren
  • Hugh Grant
  • Keira Knightley
  • Judi Dench
  • Joanna Lumley
  • Jodie Whittaker
  • Julie Walters
  • Martin Freeman
  • Meryl Streep
  • Nicole Kidman
  • Thandie Newton
  • Sam Taylor-Johnson
  • Tom Hiddleston

Illuminating BAFTA Campaign supporters:

  • 42 Productions
  • Activision
  • Air Edel
  • Aldo Garbagnati
  • Alexandra & Tope Lawani
  • Alfiya Kuanysheva
  • Ali Cook
  • Alison Montgomery
  • All3Media
  • Allan Scott
  • Amanda Pullinger & John Hughes AMPS
  • Amblin Entertainment
  • Amy Hancock
  • Andrew Davies
  • Andrew Overin
  • Andy Payne OBE
  • Angus Deaton
  • Ann Seekins
  • Anna Home
  • Anna Otkina
  • Audrey Meissner
  • Lady Bamford OBE
  • Banijay Group
  • Belinda Lang
  • Bleeding Fingers Music
  • Bill Kenwright
  • Catrine Clay
  • Chantal Chamandy
  • Charlie Parsons
  • Chatterbox Voices
  • The Clore Duffield Foundation
  • Codemasters
  • Col Needham
  • Colin Matthews
  • Conway van Gelder Grant
  • Creative Artists Agency
  • Creative Artist Management
  • Dana And Albert R Broccoli Foundation
  • David Gardner OBE
  • Sir David Jason
  • David Lean Foundation
  • David Segel
  • David Yates
  • Deola Folarin
  • Disney
  • Donald Taffner Jr
  • Done+Dusted
  • The Dorfman Foundation
  • Duncan Kenworthy OBE
  • EE
  • Eilene Davidson
  • Elena Baturina
  • Sir Elton John
  • Entertainment One
  • Dame Emma Thompson DBE & Greg Wise
  • Dame Esther Rantzen
  • Fremantle
  • Gabrielle Rogers
  • Thr Galashan Trust
  • Gareth Neame OBE
  • Gillian Royale
  • Good Growth Fund
  • Holly Johnson Bartlett
  • ITV
  • James Dean
  • James Graham-Maw
  • Jane Featherstone
  • Jenny Agutter OBE
  • Jeremy Thomas CBE
  • The John Brabourne family
  • John Caudwell
  • John & Amelia Winter
  • Jon Pettigrew
  • Julian Caldow
  • Juliana Birch
  • Karen Setian
  • Kemuel Solomon
  • Ken LaGrande
  • Ken Ross
  • Kevin & Carrie Burke
  • Khalili Family
  • Kojima Productions
  • Krishnendu Majumdar
  • Left Bank Pictures
  • Linda Shire
  • Lionsgate
  • Lucie Wenigerova
  • Mad Dog Casting
  • Mahdi Yahya
  • Matthew Vaughn
  • Me + You Productions
  • Merck Windows Technologies
  • Michelle & Simon Orange
  • Sir Mick Jagger
  • Mike & Laura Di lorio
  • Miles Jacobson
  • Natalie & Ian Livingstone
  • NBCUniversal
  • Nel Romano
  • Netflix
  • Nigel Lythgoe
  • Nyman Libson Paul
  • Olivia Harrison
  • Paige Nelson
  • Paula Holmes
  • PBJ Management
  • Sir Peter Bazalgette
  • The Hon. P. Czernin
  • Dame Pippa Harris DBE
  • Pureland Foundation
  • Reuben Foundation
  • Richard Attenborough Charitable Trust
  • Rupert Ryle-Hodges
  • Sir Sam Mendes
  • Sara Putt Associates
  • Shaw Foundation
  • Sheila Hancock CBE
  • Steve Ackhurst
  • Sunny Vohra
  • Tameem Antoniades
  • Tej Lalvani
  • Thompson & Caroline Dean
  • Thompson Trust
  • Tim Beaumont
  • Sir Tim Rice
  • United Agents
  • Utsava Kasera
  • Vera Wang
  • Victoria Corcoran
  • Warner Bros.
  • Dr William Waggott
  • Yoko Ono Lennon

Academy Circle Supporters:

  • Alex Igbanoi
  • Anne Popkin
  • Anna-Karin Teir
  • Bella Roberts
  • Bianca Roden
  • David Sullivan & Emma Benton-Hughes
  • David Taylor
  • David Wylde
  • Felicity Percy
  • Gavin Essex
  • Grant Murphy
  • Huw Wynne-Griffith
  • Kathryn Uhde
  • Linda Shire
  • Marjorie Frew
  • Patsy Bown
  • Sarah Monk
  • Susie & Ralph Saunders
  • Tapi Nyoni

Learning and New Talent Special Projects Funders:

  • BFI
  • British Council
  • David Lean Foundation
  • The Galashan Trust
  • Huw Wynne-Griffith
  • The JJ Charitable Trust
  • Kevin & Carrie Burke
  • Kirsh Charitable Foundation
  • London Book Fair​
  • Michelle & Simon Orange
  • Reuben Foundation
  • Tinopolis
  • The Thompson Family Charitable Trust
  • Warner Bros.

And all our supporters who prefer to remain anonymous

If you would like to find out more about supporting BAFTA or making a donation please contact: 

Lucy Plaskett
Head of Fundraising
[email protected]