Bafta

Showing of 1 - 20 from 51 results
Bafta - Total results - 51
BAFTA alters membership, voting rules for awards to address concerns on lack of diversity
Entertainment

BAFTA alters membership, voting rules for awards to address concerns on lack of diversity

No women were nominated as best director for the seventh year consecutive year in 2020, and all 20 nominees in the lead and supporting performer categories were white.

Idris Elba to be honoured with BAFTA special award for 'creative contribution to television'
Entertainment

Idris Elba to be honoured with BAFTA special award for 'creative contribution to television'

Idris Elba thanked BAFTA for considering him and others for their dedication to the cause of pushing new talent into television

Sandra Oh says UK film and TV industry behind in terms of diversity: Sometimes it would be me and 75 white people on set
Entertainment

Sandra Oh says UK film and TV industry behind in terms of diversity: Sometimes it would be me and 75 white people on set

Sandra Oh's comments follow similar remarks by British director Steve McQueen, who recently claimed the UK is "far behind" the US in representing its black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) population.

BAFTA appoints Krishnendu Majumdar as chairperson; Emmy-winning TV producer succeeds Pippa Harris
Entertainment

BAFTA appoints Krishnendu Majumdar as chairperson; Emmy-winning TV producer succeeds Pippa Harris

Krishnendu Majumdar becomes the first person of color to be appointed to the role in BAFTA’s 73 year history and its youngest chair in 35 years.

Coronavirus pandemic: BAFTA postpones craft, TV awards scheduled for April, May respectively
Entertainment

Coronavirus pandemic: BAFTA postpones craft, TV awards scheduled for April, May respectively

On Tuesday BAFTA released a statement on Twitter announcing the news where they revealed it would be postponed due to the Coronavirus outbreak

Oscars 2020: Brad Pitt wins first Academy Award in supporting actor category for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Entertainment

Oscars 2020: Brad Pitt wins first Academy Award in supporting actor category for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

At Oscars 2020, Brad Pitt, ever topical, commented on former National Security Adviser John Bolton in his acceptance speech.

Star Wars feature directed by female director will happen, says Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy
Entertainment

Star Wars feature directed by female director will happen, says Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy

Lucasfilm's Kathleen Kennedy has promised that the future of the Star Wars franchise is female.

Success of Bong Joon-ho's Parasite at Golden Globes shows bias against 'foreign' films, subtitles is slowly eroding
Entertainment

Success of Bong Joon-ho's Parasite at Golden Globes shows bias against 'foreign' films, subtitles is slowly eroding

Parasite director Bong Joon-ho's comment at the Golden Globes shows that while film audiences across the world are consuming more international non-English language films due to streaming, there remains a persistent resistance to subtitles in Anglophone countries

BAFTA promises 'careful and detailed review' in nomination voting process after criticism for 'infuriating' lack of diversity
Entertainment

BAFTA promises 'careful and detailed review' in nomination voting process after criticism for 'infuriating' lack of diversity

BAFTA has promised a “careful and detailed review within and outside the membership” after the backlash for lack of diversity in nominations.

BAFTA nominations receives backlash over lack of diversity after Margot Robbie gets a nod twice in same category
Entertainment

BAFTA nominations receives backlash over lack of diversity after Margot Robbie gets a nod twice in same category

After BAFTA unveiled the list of nominees to run in the upcoming award race, it came under the scanner as not a single person of colour was nominated in the main acting categories.

Jordan Peele's Monkeypaw Productions signs multi-year film deal with Universal Pictures
Entertainment

Jordan Peele's Monkeypaw Productions signs multi-year film deal with Universal Pictures

Jordan Peele's 2017 film Get Out won him an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge to be feted with British Artist of the Year honour at BAFTA LA's Britannia Awards
Entertainment

Phoebe Waller-Bridge to be feted with British Artist of the Year honour at BAFTA LA's Britannia Awards

Along with Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Jane Fonda, Jackie Chan and Steve Coogan will also be honoured at BAFTA LA, scheduled to take place on 25 October

God of War walks away with 'Best Game' and more at BAFTA Games Awards 2019
Gaming

God of War walks away with 'Best Game' and more at BAFTA Games Awards 2019

Fortnite managed to score a win in the category of Evolving Game.

BAFTA suspends Bryan Singer's Bohemian Rhapsody nomination owing to sexual assault allegations
Entertainment

BAFTA suspends Bryan Singer's Bohemian Rhapsody nomination owing to sexual assault allegations

BAFTA says it is suspending its nomination of director Bryan Singer for Bohemian Rhapsody amid accusations that he sexually assaulted minors.

Oscar winning director Steve McQueen to receive BAFTA's John Schlesinger Britannia Award
Entertainment

Oscar winning director Steve McQueen to receive BAFTA's John Schlesinger Britannia Award

Steve McQueen's fourth feature Widows, is scheduled to hit the US theatres on 16 November, 2018

Oscar winner Jane Fonda to be honoured with Lifetime Achievement at Micheal Moore's Film Festival
Entertainment

Oscar winner Jane Fonda to be honoured with Lifetime Achievement at Micheal Moore's Film Festival

The Grace and Frankie actress Jane Fonda has won the Academy Award for her performances in Klute and Coming Home

BAFTA introduces new eligibility requirements to improve diversity, films need to meet 2 out of 4 BFI standards
Entertainment

BAFTA introduces new eligibility requirements to improve diversity, films need to meet 2 out of 4 BFI standards

The new eligibility criteria introduced by BAFTA will impact the outstanding British film and outstanding debut by a British writer, director or producer.

Anupam Kher is unarguably India's most successful crossover actor with BAFTA nod, Netflix show, rich filmography
Entertainment

Anupam Kher is unarguably India's most successful crossover actor with BAFTA nod, Netflix show, rich filmography

Besides Anupam Kher's incredible talent, factors like an efficient Hollywood agency, social media presence and lots of luck have proved to be in his favour.

Anne V Coates, Academy Award-winning film editor, passes away at 92 in California
Entertainment

Anne V Coates, Academy Award-winning film editor, passes away at 92 in California

English-born film editor Anne V Coates, who won an Academy Award for David Lean's classic Lawrence of Arabia, is dead. She was 92

BAFTA Awards 2019 to take place in London on 10 February, British Academy announces in statement
Entertainment

BAFTA Awards 2019 to take place in London on 10 February, British Academy announces in statement

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the dates for the BAFTA Awards 2019 ceremony.