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BAFTA podcast returns for second season

Ahead of next month’s BAFTA Television Awards with P&O Cruises, BAFTA’s exclusive official podcast returns for a second season, delving into this year’s nominated TV shows and performances with industry insiders and expert voices. Fronted by TV presenter and journalist Alex Zane, listeners will enjoy informed and entertaining behind-the-scenes chat about the making of the […]

April 18, 2024

BAFTA appoints We Are Social Studios for 2024 Awards

We Are Social Studios, the social-first production specialist division of We Are Social, is working with BAFTA on the official social coverage of their BAFTA Film Awards and BAFTA Television Awards. We Are Social Studios has been tasked with creating platform-authentic content that attracts and entertains new and diverse audiences across various BAFTA social and […]

April 12, 2024

Warner Bros revelas slate of title for Formats Showcase

Warner Bros International Television Production has revealed a wide ranging slate of new formats to be presented to the world’s buyers at its upcoming Formats Showcase, to be held at BAFTA on February 29th, during the London Screenings. With topics covering everything from drama and dating, to DNA puzzles and dinner with friends, the new […]

February 26, 2024

Bonafide Films developing Folio with Straughan

Bonafide Films and Runaway Fridge Productions are working with BAFTA and BIFA-award-winning British screenwriter Peter Straughan on new feature, Folio. The film is inspired by the true story of the assembly of Shakespeare’s first folio – the first published collection of Shakespeare’s plays, produced seven years after his death and considered to be one of […]

February 21, 2024

BritBox expands BAFTA ceremonies coverage

BritBox, the International SVoD service for British content, has expanded its deal with BAFTA to continue its broadcast of the EE BAFTA Film Awards while also expanding its agreement to – for the first time – include coverage of the BAFTA Television Awards with P&O Cruises,. The deal covers exclusive simulcast streaming for both awards […]

February 8, 2024

LaBarge Bell appointed Executive Director of BAFTA North America

BAFTA has announced that Courtney LaBarge Bell has been appointed Executive Director of BAFTA North America.LaBarge Bell takes up the role in March and will lead the BAFTA North America teams in Los Angeles and New York, overseeing all activity in its programme of events and screenings for members, including the annual BAFTA Tea Parties […]

February 8, 2024

Oscar & BAFTA nominated content on Disney+

As the awards season gets into full swing, viewers can head to Disney+ to find a host of nominated films and TV shows to stream. Nominated for Outstanding British Film at the BAFTAs, Raine Allen-Miller’s London rom-com Rye Lane is available now. Vivian Oparah has also secured a nomination in the Leading Actress category for […]

February 7, 2024

Mitre Studios appoints Shillakeas as Creative Director, Television

Mitre Studios has announced the appointment of BAFTA award winning, Executive Producer Jack Shillaker as their new Creative Director, Television. The appointment of Shillaker cements the ambition Ant and Dec have to build Mitre Studios into a fully-fledged production powerhouse. He will take up his role this month and will be leading on the creation of the slate of […]

January 8, 2024

Pierpoline appointed chair of BAFTA North America’s Board of Directors

BAFTA has confirmed the appointment of Joyce Pierpoline as Chair of BAFTA North America’s Board of Directors, succeeding Kathryn Busby. Pierpoline is an award-winning film producer with credits including Mediha, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at DOC NYC 2023, Angelica (2016), and Sundance-winning cult classic, Teeth (2007). She is founder of Pierpoline Films based […]

January 8, 2024

BAFTA announces 2023 BAFTA Breakthrough cohort

BAFTA has announced the 2023 BAFTA Breakthrough cohort, featuring 42 ‘must-watch’ creatives working in film, games and television, from across the UK, US and India. BAFTA Breakthrough is the arts charity’s flagship talent initiative in partnership with Netflix, providing a springboard to creatives spanning craft specialisms from hair & make up, production, editing and games […]

November 29, 2023