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David O Russell

David O Russell to deliver BAFTA lecture

By Michael Rosser

American Hustle director to give talk in London in December.

kate winslet

Kate Winslet to receive BAFTA career retrospective

By Violet Acevedo

The Titanic actress’s glittering career will be recognised in a BAFTA event this December.

KEY DATES 2015/16

  • Nov 9 Entry deadline
  • Dec 9 Round One voting opens
  • Dec 17 Qualified films must screen to BAFTA members by this date
  • Jan 4 Round One voting closes
  • Jan 6 EE Rising Star Award Nominations Announcement
  • Jan 8 Nominations Announcement
  • Jan 8 Round Two voting opens
  • Feb 10 Round Two voting closes
  • Feb 12 Latest date for films to have been on general release
  • Feb 14 British Academy Film Awards


kate winslet

We need to talk about Kate: Kate Winslet on 'Steve Jobs'

In Steve Jobs, Kate Winslet plays the Apple genius’s closest confidante and moral conscience. She tells Matt Mueller about looking out for Michael Fassbender and finding good roles in the industry.

Alicia Vikander

The Swedish Girl: Alicia Vikander

How did the Swedish actress who made her name in a Danish film climb up the international A-list so quickly? Charles Gant charts the stellar career so far of The Danish Girl’s Alicia Vikander.

idris elba beasts of no nation

Idris Elba: a commanding turn

Idris Elba’s mesmerising performance as the predatory soldier Commandant in Cary Fukunaga’s Beasts Of No Nation is based on the actor’s empathy with his character, as he tells Jeremy Kay.

The Imitation Game

BAFTAs 2015: Acting nominations in pictures

Slideshow of actors up for leading and supporting awards.

Under the Skin

BAFTAs 2015: Best Film nominations in pictures

Slideshow of Best Film and Outstanding British Film nominations.


Bafta takes the spotlight

The biggest challenge for the organisers of the Bafta Film Awards is to never become complacent. Louise Tutt reports on the ever-evolving plans for the 2015 event.


Cast talk 'The Revenant' at LA screening

Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu joined Leonardo DiCaprio and assorted cast and crew from his latest film on Monday to talk weather, guacamole and Swiss watches.


Awards season actors

Awards Season: The Actors

Interviews with Michael Fassbender, Brie Larson, Saoirse Ronan, Idris Elba, Alicia Vikander, Kate Winslet and Benicio del Toro.

benicio del toro sicario

Target acquired: Benicio del Toro on 'Sicario'

Benicio del Toro talks to Jeremy Kay about his role as a ruthless killer in Denis Villeneuve’s Sicario and the disheartening lack of progress in the war on drugs since his work on Traffic in 2000.

ronan crowley

Saoirse Ronan and John Crowley discuss 'Brooklyn'

John Crowley, the director of Brooklyn, talks to his leading lady Saoirse Ronan about dancing with the camera, connecting to the role and a fortuitous meeting with Patti Smith. Wendy Mitchell reports.

brie larson

Brie Larson: up close and personal

Brie Larson went to startling lengths to prepare for the role of a lifetime in Lenny Abrahamson’s Room, as she reveals to Jeremy Kay.

michael fassbender

Michael Fassbender: the master and the mastermind

Following a series of charismatic turns, Michael Fassbender finishes 2015 on a high with a suitably meticulous portrayal of Apple saviour Steve Jobs. Tom Grater chats to the actor about method and motivation


Screen cover Nov 20 2015

Screen November 20 2015

Browse the digital edition of Screen International here, which includes a focus on the leading contenders for acting nominations this awards season…