BAFTA releases the list of entries for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2014.
London, Monday 9 December: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today released the list of entries for the EE British Academy Film Awards. 275 films have been entered this year for consideration by over 6,500 BAFTA members; Round One voting opens on Wednesday 11 December. The full list of nominations will be announced on Wednesday 8 January 2014 at 7.30am.
This year will see BAFTA recognising five films in the Documentary category, rather than the usual three. There will also be six nominations in the Outstanding British Film category, as previously announced.
The breakdown of the list is as follows: 45 films will be listed in the Documentary category, 75 in the Outstanding British Film category, 15 in Animated Film and 49 in Film Not in the English Language. 275 films have been entered overall; 252 films will be listed in the Best Film category and a further 23 have been entered for the Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Producer or Director category only.
The EE British Academy Film Awards will take place on Sunday 16 February 2014 at The Royal Opera House in London’s Covent Garden. Stephen Fry will be returning to host this year’s ceremony, which will be broadcast exclusively on BBC One in the UK and in all major territories around the world.
On the night, www.bafta.org will also feature red carpet highlights, photography and winners interviews, as well as dedicated coverage on its social networks including Facebook (/BAFTA), Twitter ( @BAFTA / #EEBAFTAs ), Tumblr and Instagram .
Wednesday 11 December – Round One voting opens
Friday 3 January – Round One voting closes
Wednesday 8 January – Nominations Announcement; Round Two voting opens
Wednesday 12 February – Round Two voting closes
Sunday 16 February – EE British Academy Film Awards
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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 Learning & Events programme that offers unique access to some of the world’s most inspiring talent through workshops, masterclasses, lectures and mentoring schemes, connecting with audiences of all ages and backgrounds across the UK, Los Angeles and New York. BAFTA relies on income from membership subscriptions, individual donations, trusts, foundations and corporate partnerships to support its ongoing outreach work. For further information, visit www.bafta.org or www.bafta.org/guru .