The 72nd British Academy Film Awards, more commonly known as the BAFTAs, will be held not far afield off from 10 February 2019 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, honoring the best national and foreign films of 2018. Presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, accolades will be handed out for the best feature-length film and documentaries of any nationality that were screened at British cinemas in 2018. The comedy-performing arts The Favourite traditional the most nominations taking into account 12. This will mark the second consecutive year English actress Joanna Lumley will host the ceremony.
Date: Sun, Feb 10 11:00 AM GMT (5:00 PM GMT+6)
Location: Royal Albert Hall, London, United Kingdom
Host: Joanna Lumley
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts or BAFTA Film Awards are presented in an annual rave review undertaking hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) to honor the best British and international contributions to film. The ceremonies were initially held at the flagship Odeon cinema in Leicester Square in London, past conscious thing held at the Royal Opera House from 2008 to 2016. Since 2017, the ceremony has been held at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) was founded in 1947 as The British Film Academy, by David Lean, Alexander Korda, Carol Reed, Charles Laughton, Roger Manvell and others. In 1958, the Academy compound as soon as The Guild of Television Producers and Directors to form The Society of Film and Television, which eventually became The British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 1976.
The confirmed charitable seek of BAFTA is to “assert, fabricate and puff the art forms of the upsetting image, by identifying and rewarding excellence, challenging practitioners, and benefiting the public”. In a late postscript to high-profile awards ceremonies, BAFTA runs a year-circular programme of scholarly motion, including film screenings and adoration evenings. BAFTA is supported by a relationship of approximately 6,000 people from the film, television, and video game industries.
The Academy’s awards are in the form of a theatrical mask meant by American sculptor Mitzi Cunliffe, in tribute to a commission from the Guild of Television Producers in 1955.