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LATEST BAFTAS NEWS

Anne Morrison

Anne Morrison named BAFTA chair

By Michael Rosser

BBC Academy director succeeds John Willis, who continues as deputy chair, and becomes second woman to become chair in BAFTA history.

BAFTA in Asia

BAFTA outlines Asia aims

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Plans include growing its networking and cultural exchange activities in Hong Kong .

KEY DATES

  • Jan 3 Round One voting closes
  • Jan 8 Nominations announced
  • Jan 8 Round Two voting opens
  • Feb 12 Round Two voting closes
  • Feb 14 All entered films to open for general release by this date
  • Feb 15 Nominees’ Party
  • Feb 16 British Academy Film Awards

AWARDS FEATURES

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Awards: They want your consideration

Behind the films in the running for awards every season are the teams ensuring they are seen and talked about by the right people. Louise Tutt meets the awards whisperers who help great work to stand out from the pack.

BAFTA

Baftas: Brits putting on the glitz

The EE British Academy Film Awards are a cornerstone of the awards season. Andreas Wiseman looks at how the Baftas keep a British flavour while growing globally.

COMMENT

Spike Jonze wins Best Original Screenplay for Her

Oscars 2014: No huge surprises, but smart choices

COMMENT: It was an Oscars without many surprises, but that’s not to say that AMPAS voters didn’t make a few bold decisions.