British Academy Television Craft Awards to take place on Sunday 24 April
House of Fraser British Academy Television Awards to take place on Sunday 8 May
London, 18 February 2015: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has today announced the key dates for the upcoming British Academy Television Craft Awards and House of Fraser British Academy Television Awards. The awards are presented annually to recognise and honour individuals for outstanding achievement in television.
The award categories across both ceremonies reflect the wealth and diversity of British television, and include those for Writer, Director and Editing, Costume Design and Special, Visual & Graphic Effects (Television Craft Awards) and Drama Series, International, Scripted Comedy, Current Affairs and Reality & Constructed Factual (Television Awards).
BAFTA also recognises certain individuals’ significant contribution to the television industry with awards in the gift of the Academy, which are approved by the Television Committee and ratified by the Board of Trustees and presented at the aforementioned ceremonies.
This year’s British Academy Television Craft Awards will take place on Sunday 24 April at the Brewery, in the City of London.
This year’s House of Fraser British Academy Television Awards will take place on Sunday 8 May at the Royal Festival Hall on London’s iconic Southbank.
Tuesday 22 March – Nominations announced: British Academy Television Craft Awards
Tuesday 29 March – Nominations announced: Radio Times Audience Award (to be presented at the House of Fraser British Academy Television Awards)
Wednesday 30 March – Nominations announced: House of Fraser British Academy Television Awards (live press conference)
Wednesday 20 April – Joint Nominees Party
Sunday 24 April – British Academy Television Craft Awards ceremony
Sunday 8 May – House of Fraser British Academy Television Awards ceremony
The recipients of the BAFTA Fellowship and Special Awards will be announced in the coming months.
Media accreditation opens for the Television Craft Awards on 22 March and for the Television Awards on 30 March.
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 programme of learning events and initiatives – featuring workshops, masterclasses, scholarships, lectures and mentoring schemes – in the UK, USA and Asia; it offers unique access to the world’s most inspiring talent and connects with a global audience of all ages and backgrounds. 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 www.bafta.org/guru. For more, visit www.bafta.org.