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A complete listing of BAFTA events taking place in Wales.

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My Grandfather the Spu

Wales International Documentary Festival: My Grandfather the Spy (case study)

Writer and producer Dave Evans lifts the lid on long-buried family secrets in My Grandfather the Spy, revealing a hidden world of Cold War espionage, international jewel heists, and murder. From how Dave embarked on the project, bringing Ffilm Cymru Wales and BBC Wales to the table, to the ins and outs of Starline coming on board, as well as the technical supervision and guidance provided by Schedule 2, this session gives an exclusive, insider’s view of a real live title, right now in the process of distribution.
Friday, 20 April 2018 - 2:00pm
Blackwood Miners' Institute
Hey Duggee iconic image

Cardiff Animation Festival - Hey Duggee masterclass

An audience with Grant Orchard, the creator of hit BBC Worldwide animated series ‘Hey Duggee’! Come and hear how the series is made, what inspired it and laugh along to a fantastic selection of episodes. Perfect for families and ‘Hey Duggee’ fans of all ages. A woof-woof!
Sunday, 22 April 2018 - 11:00am
Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff

Guru Live: Cardiff

Want to get ahead in Film / Games / TV? Get inspired at Guru Live, a jam packed festival with industry masterclasses, panels and Q&As just for you!
Saturday 28 April 12.00 - 20.00
Cardiff and Vale College, City Centre Campus Dumballs Rd, Cardiff CF10 5FE
Event: Breakthrough Brits Photoshoot Date: Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 October 2017 Venue: The David Lean Room, BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly-Area: Official 2017 Breakthrough Brits Portraits by Charlie Clift

Award Winners Masterclass: Henry Hoffman on Games Development

University of South Wales alumnus and BAFTA Cymru winning Games developer, Henry Hoffman joins us to discuss the transition from student to full-time indie and the development of his breakthrough game - Hue. He'll talk about colour-blind accessibility, world-building by mechanic, and visual design amidst mechanical constraints.
Wednesday, 9 May 2018 - 6:00pm
Chapter Arts Centre, Market Rd, Canton, Cardiff CF5 1QE
Ceremony photos from the British Academy Cymru Awards at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay on Sunday 26 October 2014.

Career Clever: Celyn Jones on Acting

The next in our Career Clever series, which offers students and career starter members a chance to hear about the career development of individuals in key industry roles. This event is open to BAFTA Cymru members and Wicked Wales young festival programmers only.
Monday, 14 May 2018 - 3:00pm
Rhyl Little Theatre, 17 Vale Rd, Rhyl LL18 2BS

Preview screening: Submergence + Q&A with Celyn Jones

An exclusive preview screening of Submergence - the new romantic thriller film directed by Wim Wenders and starring James McAvoy (X-Men: Dark Phoenix, Split, X-Men: Apocalypse, Atonement, The Last King of Scotland) and Oscar winning actress Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl, Ex Machina). Following the screening there will be a Q&A with leading cast member and BAFTA Cymru nominated Celyn Jones (Set Fire to the Stars).
Monday, 14 May 2018 - 7:00pm
Galeri, Caernarfon LL55 1SQ
Show Dogs

Special preview screening: Show Dogs

An exclusive opportunity, in partnership with Wales Screen, for you and your family to see the new animated feature film - Show Dogs. Max, a macho, solitary Rottweiler police dog is ordered to go undercover as a primped show dog in a prestigious Dog Show, along with his human partner, to avert a disaster from happening.
Thursday, 24 May 2018 - 7:00pm
Cineworld, Mary Ann St, Cardiff CF10 2EN