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BAFTA 2015: A Year in Pictures

Event: EE British Academy Film AwardsDate: Sun 8 February 2015Venue: Royal Opera HouseHost: Stephen Fry-Area: BACKSTAGE STUDIO PORTRAITS
Saturday, 7 November 2015 - 10:00am to Sunday, 8 November 2015 - 1:00pm
BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, London
We’re delighted to open our doors to the public to showcase ‘BAFTA 2015: A Year in Pictures’, the latest photographic exhibition from the BAFTA archive.

BAFTA 2015: A Year in Pictures – Open Weekend
Saturday 7 – Sunday 8 November 2015

BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, London
Free Entry: Book Tickets
Events: £7 each
10.00-13.00 (Last admission 12.30)

Guided tours available

We’re delighted to open our doors to the public to showcase ‘BAFTA 2015: A Year in Pictures’, the latest photographic exhibition from the BAFTA archive.

Join us for this rare opportunity to visit the iconic headquarters and hear from leading photographers and industry insiders with the accompanying talks programme.

‘BAFTA 2015: A Year in Pictures’ features over 100 photographs that shine a light on 12 months of BAFTA activity, with studio portraits, backstage and red carpet reportage and on-stage snapshots taken at BAFTA’s award ceremonies and across our busy events programme.

The selection of photography includes: Benedict Cumberbatch, Eddie Redmayne, Emma Watson, Julianne Moore, Ethan Hawke, Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr as well as Chris O’Dowd, Emma Willis, Ant & Dec, James Nesbitt, John Snow and Mary Berry.

This exhibition features work from Alison Jackson, Gavin Bond, Chris Floyd and Ian Derry amongst others, and includes never-before-published work as well as shots viewed by millions through print and online media channels.

The open weekend is accompanied by a talks programme that will focus on a different element of the photography on show, with photographers from the exhibition giving an insight into their process in discussion with journalists, actresses and industry insiders.

The exhibition takes place at BAFTA 195 Piccadilly and opens from 09.30 to 13.00 on both Saturday 7 November and Sunday 8 November with last admissions at 13.00. Tickets available for admission at 30 minute intervals.

Events programme:

Ian Derry on Television Portraits
Saturday 7 November, 11.30am
Price: £7

Join photographer Ian Derry as he discusses his work with BAFTA photographing stars from the BAFTA Television Awards 2015.

Ian Derry has worked freelance since 2000 and assignments have taken him around the globe to photograph some of the world’s most famous people. Ian shoots for magazines, film companies and advertising clients and his BAFTA commissions include the Past Winners film photo essay in 2012 and the Any Time Any Place TV photo essay in 2015.

Ian will be joined by BAFTA photography director Janette Dalley to discuss the two television portrait shoots Ian did for BAFTA, as well as Tristan Hopkins, Deputy Picture Editor at Radio Times, and Paul Willoughby, creative director and co-founder of creative agency Human After All.

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Chris Floyd on Women in Film
Sunday 8 November, 10.30am
Price: £7

Hear from photographer Chris Floyd as he discusses women in film with industry insiders, talent and journalists.

Chris Floyd is a British photographer and filmmaker whose work has appeared in some of the world’s most highly respected publications, including The New Yorker, Harper’s Bazaar, GQ, Esquire and The New York Times Magazine. Chris’ commissions for BAFTA include The Full Spectrum portraits of TV personalities in 2014 and the Women in Film portraits in 2015.

Chris will be joined by BAFTA photography director Janette Dalley, Guardian journalist and Senior Editor for Vice Olivia Marks, and film producer Mia Bays (Totsi, Shifty, Ill Manors). 

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Paparazzi: BAFTA Celebrity and the Great Shot
Sunday 8 November, 11.45am
Price: £7

Join us as we discuss what the term ‘paparazzi’ really means, exploring the history and context of the term and what it means for the celebrity shot.

The panel includes artist and photographer Alison Jackson (BBC’s Double Take), Glen Marks from photo agency Rex Shutterstock, and Sarah M Lee, photographer.

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