Helen McCrory, Luke Evans Announce 2014 BAFTA Nominations Today

Today, January 8, 2014, actors Helen McCrory and Luke Evans will join BAFTA's Chairman John Willis to announce the nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2014. BAFTA Chief Executive Amanda Berry, Chair of the Film Committee Nik Powell and Pippa Harris Deputy Chair of the Film Committee will also be in attendance.

The EE British Academy Film Awards will take place on Sunday 16 February 2014 and will be held for the eighth year running at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Hosted by Stephen Fry, and sponsored by EE, the Awards will be broadcast exclusively on BBC One and BBC One HD that evening, preceded by a red carpet show on BBC Three.

The nominations announcement will be streamed live at www.bafta.org

About The Academy:

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts - BAFTA - is proud of its expert membership of approximately 6,500 individuals in the UK and the US and of its vast collective experience across film, television and games. BAFTA identifies, rewards and celebrates excellence at its internationally-renowned, annual awards ceremonies whilst providing many opportunities for the public - as well as industry practitioners and emerging talent - to find information and inspiration through its year-round programme of events, initiatives and activities.

BAFTA is committed to sharing insights into the crafts of the people who work in film, television and games by staging over 250 public events a year across the UK and beyond. This wide-ranging programme of events gives members, the industry and the public at large many opportunities to learn first-hand from the finest practitioners in the business.

Access to this wealth of inspiring knowledge extends online, at BAFTA Guru, www.bafta.org/guru . Through our awards, events and online resources, we help drive standards ever higher, seek out and encourage new and emerging talent and inspire practitioners whilst celebrating the very best creative work in film, television and games today.

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