The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has confirmed a number of attendees for this Thursday's British Academy Games Awards at Troxy, London
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today confirmed a number attendees for the British Academy Games Awards in 2018. The ceremony, hosted by Dara O’Briain, takes place on Thursday 12 April at Troxy, London.
Nominees and presenters confirmed to date include Brendan Greene (lead designer and director of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds), Melina Juergens (the voice of Senua in BAFTA-nominated Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice), Abubakar Salim (BAFTA-nominated in the Performance category for Assassin’s Creed Origins), Alix Wilton Regan (the voice of Assassin’s Creed’s Aya), Ashly Burch (BAFTA-nominated in the Performance category for Horizon Zero Dawn), Herman Hulst (BAFTA-nominated for Horizon Zero Dawn), Ian Dallas (BAFTA-nominated for What Remains of Edith Finch), Shinya Takahashi (representing The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild and Super Mario Odyssey), Tameem Antoniades (BAFTA-nominated for Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice); Steve Gaynor (BAFTA-nominated for Tacoma), actors Ralf Ineson (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Peaky Blinders, Game of Thrones and Charles Vane in Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag) and Malin Akerman (Rampage, Billions), director Brad Peyton (Rampage), the CEO of UKIE Dr. Jo Twist (OBE), musicians Professor Green and Akala, presenters Aoife Wilson and Jonathan Ross, screenwriter/producer Jane Goldman, comedians Russell Kane and Paul Chowdhry, and YouTube games personalities Dan TDM and MessYourself.
Game developer and co-founder/studio director of Media Molecule Siobhan Reddy will present the Fellowship to Tim Schafer, the renowned designer best known for the LucasArts cult classics Full Throttle, Day of the Tentacle and Grim Fandango, and more recently for his work at Double Fine. The award will be presented in recognition of his creative contribution to the industry.
Public tickets to the awards are now available at www.bafta.org/games/awards/tickets
The ceremony will be live streamed on all major social, online and gaming platforms: www.bafta.org/games/howtowatch
The Awards are supported by industry partners Activision Blizzard, Electronic Arts, SEGA Europe Ltd., PlayFusion, Tencent, Ubisoft Entertainment with ME London Hotel the official hotel partner.
The British Academy Games Awards is part of the London Games Festival. The London Games Festival runs from 5 April to 15 April covering 40 events across the city. London Games Festival is delivered by Games London, a project jointly run by Film London and Ukie, funded by the Mayor of London via the London Enterprise Action Panel. More information at www.games.london
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