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Film Industry Talent Join BAFTA EE Rising Star Award Jury Panel to Decide the 2023 Nominees

8 November 2022
  • Stars from both sides of the silver screen attend jury meeting at BAFTA headquarters to select the EE Rising Star Award shortlist ahead of the 2023 EE BAFTA Film Awards
  • Hayley Atwell (Captain America: The First Avenger) and BAFTA-nominated actor Joe Cole (Gangs of London and Peaky Blinders) joined actor and producer Jason Flemyng (Boiling Point and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) on jury panel
  • Chair of BAFTA Film Committee, Anna Higgs, chaired the esteemed jury panel that included casting directors Lucy Bevan (The Batman) and Leo Davis (The Queen)
  • In its 18th year, the EE Rising Star Award boasts previous winners including Lashana Lynch, Bukky Bakray, Micheal Ward, Letitia Wright, Daniel Kaluuya, John Boyega, and Tom Hardy
  • The shortlist will be announced in January when voting will open to the British public at ee.co.uk/BAFTA
Event: 2022 EE British Academy Film AwardsDate: Sunday 13th March 2022Venue: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London Host: Rebel Wilson-Area: Backstage

British Public Crowns Lashana Lynch winner of the EE Rising Star Award at the 2022 EE British Academy Film Awards

13 March 2022
  • Lashana Lynch takes home the prestigious EE Rising Star Award at the 2022 EE British Academy Film Awards
  • Lady Gaga made her debut at the film awards ceremony, introducing this year’s coveted award, which was then presented by 2021 EE Rising Star Award winner Bukky Bakray at the Royal Albert Hall
  • The 2022 nominees are: Ariana DeBose, Harris Dickinson, Lashana Lynch, Millicent Simmonds and Kodi Smit-McPhee
  • 2022 marks the 17th year of the EE Rising Star Award - the only award voted for by the public
  • Previous winners include Bukky Bakray, Micheal Ward, Letitia Wright, Tom Holland, John Boyega, Jack O’Connell, Will Poulter, Tom Hardy, Kristen Stewart, and Eva Green

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