The ceremony takes place on Sunday 8 February
London, 4 February 2015: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today confirmed of a number of nominees, presenters and other attendees of this Sunday’s EE British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Opera House, London.
Hosted by Stephen Fry, the ceremony will be broadcast on BBC One and BBC One HD at 21.00 on Sunday 8 February, and will feature a live performance from award-winning band Kasabian. A special red carpet show will be broadcast by the BBC Three, hosted by Edith Bowman at 20.30.
Nominees confirmed to date include (in alphabetical order): Amy Adams, Patricia Arquette, Steve Carell, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ralph Fiennes, Ethan Hawke, Felicity Jones, Michael Keaton, Keira Knightley, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Julianne Moore, Edward Norton, Jack O’Connell, Rosamund Pike, Eddie Redmayne, Mark Ruffalo, Rene Russo, JK Simmons, Imelda Staunton and Reese Witherspoon.
Presenters and other attendees confirmed to date include (in alphabetical order): Hayley Atwell, David Beckham, John Boyega, Henry Cavill, Sam Claflin, Natalie Dormer, Chris Evans, Alice Eve, Phoebe Fox, Martin Freeman, Cuba Gooding Jr., Holliday Grainger, Olivia Grant, Sally Hawkins, Tom Hiddleston, Nimrat Kaur, George MacKay, Dougray Scott, Kristin Scott Thomas, Mark Strong and Julie Walters.
For further information, please contact:
Kerry Porter Emma Micklewright
020 3003 6648 020 3003 6353
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, scholarships 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 and www.bafta.org/guru.