- Film Awards voting takes place over three rounds: Longlisting, Nominations and Winners
- Longlisted titles announced today will progress to Round Two of voting
- Nominations will be announced on 19 January 2023
- Winners will be announced at the EE BAFTA Films Awards ceremony on 19 February 2023
BAFTA today announces the full set of longlists of films and talent that have gone through to Round Two of voting for the 2023 EE BAFTA Film Awards. Round Two voting kicks off today; and will determine the Nominations, to be unveiled via a global livestream on 19 January at 12pm (GMT). Round Three of voting will determine the winners, to be announced on 19 February at the EE BAFTA Film Awards.
Longlists for 24 categories including Best Film, Cinematography, Casting, Documentary, Film Not in the English Language, the four performance categories, and more, are published HERE.
BAFTA Film Committee Chair, Anna Higgs, said: “The publication of the EE BAFTA Film Awards Longlist is a very special moment to recognise the wide range of exceptional crafts, performances and productions that make the magic of films a reality. To be Longlisted is a fantastic achievement amidst the phenomenal films released in the last year. Sharing the list ahead of the Nominations will hopefully inspire the public to watch as many films as possible and join in the conversation as excitement builds for the Awards.”
The nominations for the EE BAFTA Film Awards will be announced via a global livestream hosted by actors Hayley Atwell and Toheeb Jimoh on Thursday 19 January at 12 midday (GMT), from the arts charity’s newly redeveloped HQ at 195 Piccadilly, London.
The EE BAFTA Film Awards will take place on Sunday 19 February at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall and will be broadcast in the UK on BBC One, BBC One HD and BBC iPlayer and syndicated globally. For the first time, the ceremony will culminate in a live broadcast to reveal the final four category winners, enabling audiences at home to be part of the excitement as it happens. Details of the refreshed format can be found HERE.
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A comprehensive overview of awards rules, eligibility requirements and key dates is found HERE.
VOTING, CHAPTERS AND JURIES
The EE BAFTA Film Awards voting takes place over three rounds: Longlisting, Nominations and Winners, by BAFTA’s global voting membership – comprising over 7,500 industry creatives. The Longlisting round was introduced in 2021 following the landmark BAFTA Review. As a result of the Review, BAFTA made over 120 changes to its voting, membership and campaigning processes to level the playing field for all entrants and address areas of underrepresentation.
- Round One voting (from 9 December 2022 to 30 December 2022) determined the Longlists announced today.
- Round Two voting (which opens today, 6 January) will determine the Nominations, which will be announced on 19 January.
- Categories in Rounds One and Two are voted for by the corresponding Chapters or Juries made up of BAFTA members, except for Best Film which is voted for by the full film voting BAFTA membership.
- Round Three voting (from Friday 20 January) will determine the Winners, to be announced at the EE BAFTA Film Awards on Sunday 19 February. Round Three is voted for by the corresponding Chapters or Juries made up of BAFTA members, and by the full film voting BAFTA membership. Please refer to the table below for details.
- The EE Rising Star Award is the only award voted for by the public. EE will unveil the Nominees on Tuesday 17 January and the winner will be announced at the ceremony.
Chapters are made up of BAFTA members who hold specialist knowledge in the relevant craft. Additionally, members are invited to join up to three Opt-in Chapters.
Juries are comprised of BAFTA members with varied industry roles and experience and from diverse backgrounds, gender, location and age groups.
To ensure a level playing field and fair consideration for all titles, regardless of marketing budget, all film voting members are allocated a randomly selected sample of 15 films before voting in Round One.
It is compulsory for all voters, including chapters and juries, to watch all Longlisted films in their Chapter categories before voting in Round Two.
We encourage voters to watch as many films as possible at the cinema and over a thousand screenings have been offered to BAFTA’s voting membership. In addition, all qualifying films have been made available to voting members on BAFTA View, BAFTA’s online viewing platform - there have been over 130,000 streams to date.
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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 www.bafta.org. BAFTA is a registered charity (no. 216726).
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