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Angela Bassett, Michelle Yeoh, Dolly De Leon, Colin Farrell and Paul Mescal amongst guests at the Official BAFTA Nominees’ Party

18 February 2023
  • Supported by Bulgari at The National Gallery
  • Photography can be found HERE

Tonight, the EE BAFTA Film Awards nominees’ Party, supported by Bulgari, took place at the National Gallery in London’s Trafalgar Square. The evening kicks off a spectacular weekend of celebrations bringing together the EE BAFTA Film Award nominees ahead of the ceremony tomorrow at the Royal Festival Hall.

Those in attendance included Ana De Armas, Angela Bassett, Austin Butler, Brendon Fraser, Colin Farrell, Daryl McCormack, Dolly De Leon, Eddie Redmayne, Ke Huy Quan, Micheal Ward, Michelle Yeoh, Naomi Ackie, Paul Mescal and Shelia Atim. The ceremony's host Richard E Grant, the BAFTA studio host Alison Hammond and the red carpet host Vick Hope also attended.

Guests enjoyed music by Becky Tong who was DJing at the historic venue, and were surrounded by some of the world’s most iconic paintings.

Drinks on offer included a signature Bulgari cocktail ‘Serpenti’ along with Champagne Taittinger, Villa Maria wines, Woodford Reserve Peach Iced Tea and a San Pellegrino Limonata and Magnolia spritz.

The Official BAFTA Nominees’ Party supported by Bulgari precedes the EE BAFTA Film Awards taking place at the Royal Festival Hall on Sunday 19 February, broadcast on BBC One and iPlayer from 7-9pm.

Bulgari recently announced a three-year partnership with BAFTA following a successful collaboration in 2022 on the arts charity biennial fundraising Gala. In addition, Bulgari are the official jewellery and watch partner for the EE BAFTA Film Awards. More information here.



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Notes to Editors  

  • A selection of imagery can be found on BAFTA’s Third Light website here
  • Details of nominees, presenters and Special Tributes at this year’s film awards here
  • More on this year’s hosts is here
  • View the full list of nominations here


BAFTA – the British Academy of Film and Television Arts - is a world-leading independent arts charity that brings the very best work in film, games and television to public attention and supports the growth of creative talent in the UK and internationally. Through its Awards ceremonies and year-round programme of learning events and initiatives – which includes workshops, masterclasses, scholarships, lectures and mentoring schemes in the UK, USA and Asia – BAFTA identifies and celebrates excellence, discovers, inspires and nurtures new talent, and enables learning and creative collaboration. For more, visit BAFTA is a registered charity (no. 216726).


About Bulgari

Part of the LVMH Group, Bulgari was founded in Rome in 1884 as a jewellery shop. Known as the magnificent Roman jeweller and master of coloured gems, Bulgari has established a worldwide reputation for Italian excellence and enjoys renowned for its exquisite craftsmanship. The company’s international success has evolved into a global and diversified luxury purveyor of products and services, ranging from fine jewels and high end watches to accessories and perfumes, and featuring an unrivalled network of boutiques and hotels in the world’s most exclusive shopping areas. Demonstrated through its numerous philanthropic partnerships, Bulgari deeply believes in innovating the present for a sustainable future through its commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility and giving back – to nature and to the community.

About EE

EE runs the UK's biggest and fastest mobile network, offering superfast connections in more places than any other operator. EE brought the first 4G network to the UK in October 2012 and launched the UK’s first 5G network in May 2019.

EE has received extensive independent recognition, including being named the UK’s no.1 5G network by RootMetrics® in 2020 and being named the UK's best network every year since 2014 for the following awards: The Mobile Choice Awards, The Mobile Industry Awards and by RootMetrics®.

As well as offering mobile services to consumers and small and medium businesses, EE also provides home and business broadband using both 4G and fixed line connections.

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