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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


Lord Puttnam CBE receiving his Academy Fellowship in 2006.

Lord Puttnam on David Lean

27 May 2008

Speaking at the opening ceremony of The David Lean Room at 195 Piccadilly in 1999, the Academy’s then Vice-President, Lord Puttnam, paid tribute to the master film maker.

David Lean

David Lean Filmography

21 May 2008

The ambition and quality of his work from 1930 to 1984 confirms Sir David Lean as one of cinema's most exceptional film-makers.

Anthony Minghella on stage at an Academy Life in Pictures event.

Anthony Minghella CBE

18 March 2008

The Academy was deeply saddened to learn of the untimely passing of filmmaker Anthony Minghella on 18 March 2008. Here we look at the remarkable career of an exceptional talent.

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