EE British Academy Film Awards

Sunday 14 February



Stephen Fry takes centre-stage at London’s Royal Opera House, as he returns to host one of the world’s most prestigious film ceremonies, the EE British Academy Film Awards.

Leading the charge for the famous Bafta masks are Steven Spielberg’s film Bridge Of Spies and Todd Haynes’ film Carol, with a total of nine nominations each including Best Film, Director and Cinematography. The Revenant is nominated in ten categories. Mad Max: Fury Road has seven nominations. Brooklyn and The Martian are each nominated six times. The Big Short, The Danish Girl and Ex Machina receive five nominations. Star Wars: The Force Awakens receives four nominations.

Idris Elba has received his first Bafta nomination as Supporting Actor for Beast Of No Nation. Brie Larson who is also nominated for the Rising Star Award has received her first nomination as Leading Actress in Room. Dame Maggie Smith marks her 13th nomination with The Lady In The Van, being nominated for Leading Actress.

Produced by Whizz Kid Entertainment and Bafta Productions for BBC One.