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Award Winners Masterclass: VFX on Doctor Who

Hosted at the University of South Wales, this is the second of three events focusing on the shortlisted and winning entries in the 2014 British Academy Cymru Awards VFX and Motion Graphics category, which the University sponsored.

Monday, 2 March 2015 - 5:00pm
Atrium, University of South Wales, Cardiff

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Now that The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is full up with its long-term residents, co-managers Muriel Donnelly (Maggie Smith) and Sonny Kapoor (Dev Patel) have a dream of expansion, and they’ve found just the place: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. With plans underway, Evelyn and Douglas (Judi Dench and Bill Nighy) venture into the Jaipur workforce, wondering where their regular breakfast dates will lead.
Monday, 2 March 2015 - 6:00pm
New York City


Ella (Lily James) is a beautiful young woman whose idyllic life comes crashing down when her merchant Father (Ben Chaplin) remarries following the tragic death of her Mother (Golden Globe® nominee Hayley Atwell). Eager to support her loving father, Ella welcomes her new Stepmother (two-time Academy Award® winner Cate Blanchett) and her daughters, Anastasia (Holliday Grainger) and Drisella (Sophie McShera), into the family home. But when Ella’s father unexpectedly passes away, she finds herself at the mercy of a jealous and cruel new family.
Sunday, 8 March 2015 - 4:00pm
New York City

The Trouble with Free Speech

In the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris, the media has come out in full force to defend the right to our freedom of expression. What sort of responsibility does this right imply – given that the freedom to broadcast lies at the heart of our creative industries?
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 - 6:45pm
Princess Anne Theatre, BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London

An Audience with Michael Sheen

Acclaimed theatre and film actor and producer Michael Sheen will offer an insight into his career to date at a special event to be hosted at BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly on March 11, 2015.

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 - 7:00pm
Princess Anne Theatre, BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London

Family Content in a Multi-Screen World

Greg Dray, YouTube's Head of Family Entertainment in Europe, will talk about how producers can tap into global audiences and cater for the curiosity of the tablet generation.
Friday, 13 March 2015 - 8:30am
Run Run Shaw Theatre, BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London
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Children's Question Time

Join us at our Children’s Question Time event where a panel of some of the brightest minds in children’s media will be debating key issues facing the industry today and answering questions submitted in advance and on Twitter. Areas of debate include children’s viewing habits, Public Service Broadcasting, tax breaks and new investment.
Monday, 16 March 2015 - 6:45pm
David Lean Room, BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London

BAFTA A Life in Television: Michael Palin

Launched in December 2014, ‘BAFTA A Life in Television’ is a new strand of live onstage events that celebrates leading creative figures from the world of television, shining a light on their talent and exploring what makes them unique and relevant to British television and culture.
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - 7:45pm
Princess Anne Theatre, BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London

WOW Festival screenings x 3: Deep Listening (Dadirri)

This fascinating portrait of the people who created the many diverse communities that have thrived across Australia over the last 40 years explores the timely Aboriginal concept of ‘Deep Listening’. Beautifully made against the rich diversity of the Australian landscape by the director of Lammas, this explores the interpersonal dynamics of these 'intentional communities'.
Monday, 23 March 2015 - 12:00pm
Various (see details)

BAFTA Shorts 2015

A feature-length package of films nominated in the British Short Film and British Short Animation categories at this year’s EE British Academy Film Awards.

Sunday, 26 April 2015 - 6:00pm
Screening across the UK

BAFTA TV Forum: Generation Next 2015

Book your place now for BAFTA TV Forum: Generation Next, a day for those who have already taken their first steps in the television industry, have between six months to 3 years’ experience under their belt and now want to develop their career further.
Saturday, 9 May 2015 - 9:30am
BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, London