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The British Academy will honor HBO’s fantasy series for “revolutionizing and pushing the boundaries” of television production. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts, or BAFTAs, will give a special award to Game of Thrones for the show’s contribution to the art and craft of TV. The HBO fantasy series will receive a special
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The British rising star becomes the youngest and first non-white industry figure to deliver the prestigious MacTaggart Memorial Lecture. BAFTA-winning actress and screenwriter Michaela Coel is set to deliver the James MacTaggart Memorial Lecture at this year’s Edinburgh TV Festival, becoming not only the youngest speaker, but the first non-white industry figure and only the
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The British Academy unveiled its behind-the-camera nominees on Thursday, with Netflix’s royal drama earning seven, and Tom Hardy’s ‘Taboo’ claiming six. The Crown is leading the race following Thursday’s BAFTA TV Craft Award nomininatons, celebrating behind-the-camera talent on the small screen in 2017. Netflix’s acclaimed royal drama emerged with seven nominations, closely followed by the
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The Time’s Up protest played out across the ceremony. As had been widely expected, the growing anti-harassment movement was a major presence at the BAFTA awards in London on Sunday night.  Alongside the activities on the red carpet, where black was a central color theme and several stars – including Gemma Arterton, Andrea Riseborough, Gemma Chan,
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The annual pre-awards event was held at London’s regal Kensington Palace. This year’s crop of BAFTA nominees gathered at London’s Kensington Palace on Saturday for the annual pre-awards party. Among the stars attending the glitzy soiree were Margot Robbie and Allison Janney (both nominated for their performances in I, Tonya), Octavia Spencer (The Shape of
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Martin McDonagh’s Midwestern drama is up for a best Brit award at Sunday’s ceremony. At the 2017 BAFTA Awards, the outstanding British film honor went to Ken Loach’s I, Daniel Blake, a gritty human tale about a carpenter from the north of England and his near-excruciating struggle to navigate the U.K.’s bureaucratic benefits system after having a
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He was suspended from the British Academy in October 2017. The British Academy has officially rescinded the membership of disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.  “Following the suspension of Harvey Weinstein’s BAFTA membership in October 2017, BAFTA has formally terminated his membership, effective immediately,” it said in a statement made Friday. “The termination is the result
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