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Saltney brothers' big step towards a gaming BAFTA award

LeaderLive - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
TWO brainy brothers have been shortlisted for a BAFTA award for a quirky computer game they designed together. Joseph and Moses Burton, aged 16 and 14, from Saltney, decided to write the game called Stepfish for a bit of fun.

Young Dundee games designer in running for BAFTA

The Courier - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
A talented young Dundee student is in the running to win the coveted BAFTA Young Game Designers competition. Jordan Han, 16, has been shortlisted by a jury of industry experts for his game The Ashes Call my Name.

Widnes student in the running for BAFTA game design award

Liverpool Echo - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The Priestley College student said: “It's amazing to have been chosen as a finalist for a BAFTA Young Game Designer Award, and I'm really excited to be able to show what I've worked on and gain the experience that comes from an event like this.

BAFTA hopes for Kilwinning gamers

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
THREE Kilwinning teens have been shortlisted for a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Young Game Designer (YGD) Award.
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Ricky Gervais Selected for Charlie Chaplin Award by BAFTA/LA

Variety - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
He is provocative, edgy, and his observations on life have brought us some of the best comedy moments ever in television and film,” said BAFTA Los Angeles CEO Chantal Rickards. “He crosses the pond with consummate ease, continues to push the ...


Gamasutra - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
London, 20 July: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced today that Ilkka Paananen, CEO and co-founder of Supercell, creator of popular mobile games including Clash of Clans and Hay Day, will deliver this year's ...

Ricky Gervais to receive BAFTA LA honour

Screen International - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The winner of numerous Golden Globes, Primetime Emmys and BAFTAs recently starred in the Netflix original film Special Correspondents and will next be seen in his mockumentary, David Brent: Life On The Road.
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Forest Row teen nominated for BAFTA for computer game he created

East Grinstead Courier & Observer - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
A teenager from Forest Row has been named as a finalist in the BAFTA Young Game Design (YGD) awards. Charlie Thurston, 14, will have his video game assessed by a jury of industry experts as he attends the special awards ceremony held at BAFTA's ...

Young Scots reach Bafta game design finals

BBC News - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Gamers from Scotland have been shortlisted as finalists for the Bafta Young Game Designers Award. They are Vaida Plankyte, 16, from Edinburgh, Calum McCartan, 18, of Ardrishaig, Argyll, and Jordan Han, 16, of Dundee.

Llandybie teen shortlisted for BAFTA gaming award

South Wales Guardian - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Harvey Elliott, Chair of the BAFTA Games Committee, said: “Each year we are overwhelmed by the calibre of talent identified in this competition, and this year is no exception, with our finalists clearly among the most promising young games designers in ...

BAFTA: A Masterclass with Joe Letteri

The Upcoming - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Then it is time to meet Joe Letteri, who graced PictureHouse Central for his Bafta Masterclass on VFX techniques. Letteri is the director of Academy Award winning Weta Digital, a digital production company that has systematically created a visual ...

TV quiz Pointless awarded highest environmental honour by Bafta - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
The BBC One show scored the top three-star rating in Bafta's albert certification scheme, which recognises and champions sustainability in the industry, by introducing practices including moving to an online contestant application process to save 20 ...

Museum curator nominated for a BAFTA

Swindon Advertiser - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
THE curator of Swindon's Museum of Computing has been nominated for a BAFTA. On Saturday, July 23, Simon Webb and his wife, Linda, will be in London for this year's BAFTA Young Game Designers awards ceremony. Simon, of Grange Park, has been ...

BAFTA nominated filmmaker creates Leffe documentary Slow Time

Entertainment Focus - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
The eleven-minute film has been created by BAFTA-nominated filmmaker Gary Tarn, and offers a rare glimpse into the working methods and thinking of six extraordinary talents, including a microsculptor, an experimental charcuterist, two of the world's ...
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Sheridan Smith returns to work on 'Funny Girl'

Times of India - ‎Jul 9, 2016‎
"Funny Girl" star Sheridan Smith has returned to work on the show after taking two months off sick. The acclaimed actress took eight weeks off from the West End show but a message on their twitter account has confirmed she took to the stage on July 7 ...

Why the BBC should never be afraid to be popular

Radio Times - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
What are the most difficult television programmes to produce? Unexpectedly perhaps it's the most popular ones. Anyone who has tried to organise a night out amongst a few friends knows how hard it is to get everyone to agree on any aspect of it ...
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National Geographic, Channel 4 Greenlight ISIS Drama

Variety - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Kosminsky's most recent drama, “Wolf Hall,” earned a string of awards, including a Golden Globe for television series and a BAFTA for drama series, as well as the leading actor BAFTA for Mark Rylance's depiction of Thomas Cromwell's rise to power ...

MP celebrates promotion with snap of Oscar-winning Hollywood heartthrob

Daily Echo - ‎6 hours ago‎
The picture was taken at BAFTA Awards in February where Redmayne had been nominated for leading actor for his role in The Danish Girl.

Teacher who taught Alice Temperley and Sarah Ball retires after 35 years at Huish Episcopi Academy

Somerset Live - ‎16 hours ago‎
Linda also taught BAFTA winner Sarah Ball, who worked on the production of children's shows Bob the Builder, Shaun the Sheep and Chuggington, Hannah Lewis, who won a BAFTA for best short film, artist George Longly and designer Dahren Davey, who ...

Sleepless in Seattle Musical Heading to West End - ‎17 hours ago‎
The American Film Institute (AFI) lists Sleepless in Seattle among the Top 10 Best Romantic Comedies of all time. The film grossed over $227 million worldwide.