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BAFTA Members Newsletter
Wednesday 11 August 2010

BAFTA and BFI Screenwriters' Lecture Series

Thursday 23 September 2010

From by bjearwicke

There are still some tickets available to see Ronald Harwood (The Diving Bell and Butterfly, The Pianist) give the final lecture of our Screenwriters' series.

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Latest Members' News

Call for Jury Members

We are currently seeking volunteers to sit on juries for the Children's Awards during October.

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195 Piccadilly Closure

View of the purpose-built, 227 seat auditorium

Please note that we will be closed this Bank holiday weekend.

BAFTA Young Game Designers Workshop at Dare ProtoPlay


11-16 year olds have a chance to win a place at this workshop, joining experts to explore how new games are planned and created.

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Featured Events

First Light

Monday 06 September 2010

TV Preview: First Light + Q&A

The dramatic story of Geoffrey 'Boy' Wellum, the youngest Spitfire pilot in the Battle of Britain. Followed by a Q&A with Geoffrey Wellum, lead Sam Heughan and director Matthew Whiteman.

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Thursday 09 September 2010

Memorial Screening: Joe Maddison's War

The final drama written by the late award-winning writer Alan Plater follows shipyard worker Joe as he reluctantly volunteers to join the Home Guard.

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Thursday 09 September 2010

Sherlock: The Story of a Modern Day Adaptation

This BAFTA masterclass in Wrexham, with Steven Moffat and Sue Vertue, explores how the modern day adaptation of this Arthur Conan Doyle's classic arrived on our small screens.

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Upcoming Events

Saturday 14 August 2010

How to Get a Job in Games

Four free career Q+A sessions with games industry professionals during Edinburgh's Dare ProtoPlay weekend. For ages 11 upwards.

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Wednesday 01 September 2010

2nd Brazilian Film Festival of London

Join us at the Opening Night Gala for a screening of BAFTA and Oscar-nominee Fabio Barreto's new film, Lula the Son of Brazil: a dramatic look at the life of Brazil's current President, Luiz InĂ¡cio Lula da Silva.

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Wednesday 01 September 2010

Mentoring in Scotland

Academy members and leading practitioners are invited to offer skills-based support on a media project at the launch of our Scottish mentoring programme.

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Tuesday 07 September 2010

Ahead in the Cloud: Internet technologies and archives

Internet technologies have changed the way people access moving image archives and provided new business opportunities. Join us as we explore the possibilities.

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Tuesday 07 September 2010

TV Preview: Him&Her + Q&A

Be the first to see this new comedy series from BBC3 starring Russell Tovey and Sarah Solemani. Followed by a Q&A.

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Monday 13 September 2010

TV Preview: Single Father + Q&A

David Tennant and Suranne Jones star in this drama about finding love after heartbreak. Followed by a Q&A.

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Upcoming Screenings

The Illusionist (L'Illusionniste)

In Sylvain Chomet's new animation, a struggling illusionist visits an isolated Scottish community where he meets a young lady who is convinced he is a real magician.

Book - Friday 27 August 2010 8:30 PM

Tamara Drewe

Tamara Drewe

This film adaptation of the Posy Simmonds' comic strip sees Tamara Drewe returning to her hometown.

Book - Saturday 04 September 2010 6:00 PM

Book - Tuesday 07 September 2010 8:30 PM

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