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Ted Sarandos visit to BAFTA 195 Piccadilly

Netflix Co-CEO Ted Sarandos meets with BAFTA's flagship talent programme participants at 195 Piccadilly

8 July 2022
  • Netflix partnership with BAFTA Breakthrough celebrated as applications for 2023 US cohort enters final weeks
  • Attendees included BAFTA Nominee Tim Renkow (Writer/Performer, Jerk) BAFTA Winners Abigail Dankwa (Multi Camera Director, Channel 4’s The Big Breakfast) and Aisha Bywaters (Casting Director, We Are Lady Parts)
  • Breakthrough US is open for applications until 5 August
  • Photography is available HERE
Event: BAFTA Young Game Designer AwardsDate: Thursday 30 June 2022Venue: VirtualHost: Inel Tomlinson -Area:

Winners announced for the 12th annual BAFTA Young Game Designers (YGD) competition

30 June 2022
  • ‘BAFTA’s prestigious Young Game Designers award’ – The Sunday Times 
  • ‘The BAFTA Young Game Designers competition is such a useful mechanism to allow young people to explore careers and games and have the work looked at by industry professionals’ – BBC Radio Scotland
  • ‘BAFTA’s search for Britain’s top UK gaming talent’ – Yorkshire Post
  • ‘Young video gamers are incorporating the big issues that matter to them into game designs, in the hope their concepts will become a reality’  – BBC South

BAFTA albert Annual Review of 2021 reveals TV emissions stay low post-lockdown as industry turns attention to making impact on screen.

14 June 2022
  • albert’s Annual Review of 2021 reflects on a significant year for the TV industry with huge efforts made in tackling climate change despite challenging conditions.
  • albert Carbon Calculator data revealed the average hour of TV in 2021 contributed 5.7t CO2e per hour – a 30% increase from 2020.   
  • Travel remains the largest part of a production’s footprint. 
  • Industry recognises unique role in engaging audiences with the climate crisis. 
Event: BAFTA Elevate Launch EventDate: Monday 23 May 2022Venue: BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London-Area: Group Shot

BAFTA unveils trailblazing producers selected for 2022 Elevate initiative

24 May 2022

20 producers from under-represented backgrounds, working in film and television, will receive support to help them break through barriers in the industry 

  • New for 2022, the BAFTA Elevate programme is now 24 months to increase the level of support and access to bespoke networking and career opportunities
  • Latest cohort selected by a panel of industry experts led by Nahrein Kemp and  including Annabel Jones, Cameron Roach, Fozia Khan, and Marcus Ryder 
  • Accompanying photography is available HERE
Event: BAFTA Celebrates The Reopening of 195 PiccadillyDate: Wednesday 18 May 2022Venue: BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London-Area: Donor Wall Artist Maya Simms

BAFTA unveils bespoke art installation at event to thank donors who supported the redevelopment of BAFTA 195 Piccadilly

18 May 2022

Designed by upcoming artist, Maya Simms, the installation will be permanently displayed in 195 Piccadilly and features the names of those who supported the arts charity’s redevelopment project

  • 195 Piccadilly will allow BAFTA to dramatically expand its learning and new talent development programme
  • Barbara Broccoli CBE, Martin Freeman, Joanna Scanlon, Susan Wokoma, Gemma Whelan, Kit Connor, Will Gao, Luke Thompson, Dexter Fletcher and Sandy Powell OBE were among the guests at the event
  • Photography from the night will be available here and from REX/Shutterstock