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Heritage Features

Tributes, timelines and the best bits of BAFTA's archive, explore these features to learn more about the Academy's history and how we're building our archive of the future.

The BRITISH FILM ACADEMY AWARDS in 19The BRITISH FILM ACADEMY AWARDS in 1955

The BRITISH ACADEMY of FILM and TELEVISION ARTS AWARDS in 1993

BEHIND THE MASK EXHIBITION SET 2014


Former Director of BAFTA, Reginald Collin

Reginald Collin

16 December 2011

Reginald Collin, a 'driving force of the Academy' sadly passed away on 16 December 2011. Discover more about his fascinating career and contribution to BAFTA.

Sir Ken Adam

A Tribute to Sir Ken Adam

19 May 2011

Former film colleagues celebrated the work of production designer Sir Ken Adam, who created some of the grandest illusions in the history of cinema.

Troy Kennedy-Martin

A Tribute to Troy Kennedy Martin

9 July 2010

A host of friends and colleagues from the film and television industries remember the late Troy Kennedy Martin, one of Britain’s most successful and well loved screenwriters.

Richard Attenborough waits backstage with the coveted BAFTA Masks at the Television Craft Awards.

Lord Attenborough Showcase

Explore the life and work of previous Academy President Richard Attenborough, whose support and inspiration for our work over the years remains undiminished.

Betty Willingale

A Tribute to Betty Willingale

11 February 2010

Producer Betty Willingale receives the Academy’s Special Award as friends and colleagues pay tribute to her achievements in television.

Lawrence of Arabia Journal winter 1962/63.

The Making of Lawrence of Arabia

5 November 2009

We open-up the pages of a 1962 Academy Journal dedicated to Lawrence of Arabia, and explore Lean’s epic production with the crew who made it happen.

Lord Attenborough Landscape

Attenborough at Eighty

5 November 2009

Writer Quentin Falk profiles Academy President Lord Attenborough on the occasion of his 80th birthday and, one year later, talks to him him on film about key moments in the Academy's history.

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