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Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese talks “theme park films”, Netflix trade-off, de-ageing concerns

Legendary director delivers Bafta David Lean lecture in London.

The Bafta Elevate 2019 participants

Bafta reveals 21 actors from under-represented backgrounds for Elevate initiative

Credits from those selected include ‘Bodyguard’, ‘The Personal History Of David Copperfield’.

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Bafta TV awards change eligibility rules, add diversity targets

The awards body has tweaked its qualification criteria so that shows could be eligible even if they premiere outside of the UK.

Chantal Rickards and Matthew Wiseman

BAFTA LA appoints Matthew Wiseman CEO

Chantal Rickards to return to resume career in UK.

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Himesh Patel, Viveik Kalra among jurors for 2019 Bafta Elevate scheme (exclusive)

The intitative supports UK actors from under-represented backgrounds.

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‘Wild Rose’ leads Bafta Scotland nominations

Musical drama secures hat-track of nominations including a best actress nod for Jessie Buckley.

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Bafta upholds theatrical eligibility rules for film awards but promises closer scrutiny of all entrants

Bafta says it will encourage Netflix and Sky to reveal box office figures for the films they enter.


Bafta introduces new casting category for 2020 film awards

Bafta have also announced that the original music category will be renamed original score.

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Bafta to trial extended eligibility window for foreign language award in 2020 (exclusive)

UK distributors will be able to release films up to four weeks after the awards ceremony.

Steve Coogan

Steve Coogan to receive Bafta LA comedy award

Entertainer currently shooting The Trip To Greece with Rob Brydon.


Bafta kicks off £25m redevelopment of its London headquarters

Bafta will move next door and its activities will continue.

Krishnendu Majumdar

Krishnendu Majumdar to chair Bafta

Me+You Productions co-founder takes over from Neal Street Pictures’ Pippa Harris.