Key dates for entry, screenings and nominations announcement confirmed.

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The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced the list of key dates for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2016.

As previously announced, the ceremony will take place on Feb 14 (Sunday) at The Royal Opera House in London’s Covent Garden.

Key dates


Nov 9 - Entry deadline

Dec 9 - Round One voting opens

Dec 17 - Qualified films must screen to BAFTA members before this date


Jan 4 – Round One voting closes (12.00 GMT)

Jan 6 – EE Rising Star Award Nominations Announcement

Jan 8 – Nominations Announcement; Round Two voting opens

Feb 10 – Round Two voting closes (18.00 GMT)

Feb 12 – Latest date for entered films to have been on general release

Feb 14 – EE British Academy Film Awards