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BAFTA Announces Britannia and British Academy Film Awards Dates

10 April 2015
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BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards in 2015

British Academy Film Awards For Next Three Years

London and Los Angeles, 10 April 2015: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts today announced that the BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards will take place on Friday 30 October 2015

The EE British Academy Film Awards will take place on Sunday 14 February 2016. The British Academy Film Awards ceremony in 2017 will take place on Sunday 12 February and in 2018 on Sunday 18 February.

The BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. At the start of the awards season, the annual Britannia Awards are bestowed upon the best creative talents in the industry for their contribution to the long-standing collaboration between the UK and US industries. Previous honourees have included Sir Anthony Hopkins, Dame Judi Dench, George Clooney, Martin Scorsese, Dame Helen Mirren, Idris Elba, Benedict Cumberbatch, Kate Winslet, Daniel Craig, Robert Downey Jr. and Emma Watson.

The EE British Academy Film Awards are BAFTA’s highest film honours, rewarding the best work of any nationality seen on British cinema screens. The Awards will be held at London’s Royal Opera House and be broadcast by the BBC. This year the four performance winners – Eddie Redmayne, JK Simmons, Julianne Moore and Patricia Arquette – also went on to win Oscars. The ratings for this year’s Film Awards increased in the UK and were broadcast in every major territory in the world and seen for the first time on Youku Tudo, China’s leading internet television broadcaster.

Other annual BAFTA ceremonies include the British Academy Games Awards, Television Awards, Television Craft Awards, Cymru Awards, Scotland Awards, Scotland New Talent Awards, Children’s Awards and the Student Film Awards in the US, which are all  supported by a year-round programme of learning events, scholarships and other initiatives that help talented people enter the industries regardless of their background.

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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, international programme of learning events and initiatives that offers unique access to some of the world’s most inspiring talent through workshops, masterclasses, scholarships, lectures 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. To access the best creative minds in film, television and games production, visit For more, visit