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 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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
Fortnite managed to score a win in the category of Evolving Game.
BAFTA says it is suspending its nomination of director Bryan Singer for Bohemian Rhapsody amid accusations that he sexually assaulted minors.
Steve McQueen's fourth feature Widows, is scheduled to hit the US theatres on 16 November, 2018
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
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
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.
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
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the dates for the BAFTA Awards 2019 ceremony.