Key details about the EE British Academy Film Awards Nominations Announcement on Friday 8 January 2016.
|DATE||Friday 8 January 2016|
|VENUE||Princess Anne Theatre
London W1J 9LN
|THEATRE OPEN FOR MEDIA SET UP||05:30|
|THEATRE CLOSED TO ALL MEDIA FOR ANNOUNCEMENT REHEARSAL||06.45 – 07:15|
|PRE-ANNOUNCEMENT SPEECH||07:33 (not for broadcast)|
|BAFTA CHAIRMAN’S SPEECH||07:35|
|NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED||07:37 (approximately 3 minutes in duration)|
|WHO||HOSTED BY STEPHEN FRY AND GUGU MBATHA-RAW
BAFTA CHAIR ANNE MORRISON
BAFTA CHIEF EXECUTIVE AMANDA BERRY
BAFTA CHAIR OF THE FILM COMMITTEE PIPPA HARRIS
BAFTA DEPUTY CHAIR OF THE FILM COMMITTEE MARC SAMUELSON
Live stream details will be made available w/c 4 January
07:35 Nominations announcement
07:40 Post-announcement discussion panel
Facebook live streams are free to embed as posts on any third party site
Full nominations list emailed at 07:45, and handed out in hard copy at BAFTA headquarters and available via www.bafta.org/press
On Friday 8 January 2016, BAFTA’s Chair Anne Morrison will be joined by Stephen Fry and Gugu Mbatha-Raw to announce the nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2016. BAFTA Chief Executive Amanda Berry OBE, Chair of the Film Committee Pippa Harris, and Marc Samuelson Deputy Chair of the Film Committee will also be in attendance.
This year, nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards will be live streamed exclusively on Facebook giving everyone the chance to be part of the excitement as it unfolds. Following the event, a live panel discussion will take place between industry critics which film fans can also engage with, only on Facebook.
The EE British Academy Film Awards will take place on Sunday 14 February 2016 and will be held for the tenth year running at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Sponsored by EE, and hosted by Stephen Fry, the Awards will be broadcast exclusively on BBC One and BBC One HD that evening, preceded by a red carpet show on BBC Three.
EE British Academy Film Awards nominations announcement media accreditation:
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public. In addition to its Awards ceremonies, BAFTA has a year-round programme of learning events and initiatives – featuring workshops, masterclasses, scholarships, lectures and mentoring schemes – in the UK, USA and Asia; it offers unique access to the world’s most inspiring talent and connects with a global audience of all ages and backgrounds. BAFTA relies on income from membership subscriptions, individual donations, trusts, foundations and corporate partnerships to support its ongoing outreach work. To access the best creative minds in film, television and games production, visit www.bafta.org/guru. For more, visit www.bafta.org.