BAFTA today announced Netflix as the main supporting partner for its flagship new talent scheme “Breakthrough Brits”, which showcases and supports the next generation of creative talent across film, games and television.
Cineworld has withdrawn its support for BAFTA over the eligibility of Netflix film Roma for the BAFTA Film Awards.
Two weeks ahead of the Academy Awards, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” laid down a significant marker claiming five BAFTA awards, including best film, best British film, best actress, original screenplay, and best supporting actor.
Guillermo Del Toro’s fantasy epic “The Shape of Water” dominated the announcement of the 2018 British Academy Film Award nominations, with 12 including best film and director.
The BBC was the big winner at last night’s Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards, with “Happy Valley” taking the Best Drama prize and the show’s Sarah Lancashire awarded the Leading Actress BAFTA.