The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced today that Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will attend the EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday 12 February.
The Duke, President of BAFTA, and The Duchess will walk the red carpet at London’s Royal Albert Hall and attend the awards ceremony, and The Duke will present the Fellowship, the highest accolade bestowed by the Academy.
Amanda Berry OBE, Chief Executive of BAFTA, said: “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are fantastic supporters of BAFTA. We very much look forward to welcoming Their Royal Highnesses at the EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday 12 February.”
The EE British Academy Film Awards take place on Sunday 12 February at the Royal Albert Hall, London. The ceremony will be hosted by Stephen Fry and will be broadcast exclusively on BBC One and BBC One HD. The ceremony is also broadcast in all major territories around the world.
On the night, www.bafta.org will feature a live red carpet show as well as photography and winners interviews. Dedicated coverage will feature across social networks including Facebook (/BAFTA), Twitter (@BAFTA / #EEBAFTAs), Snapchat and Instagram.
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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 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.