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  British Academy of Film and Television Arts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
BAFTA was founded in 1947 as The British Film Academy.
BAFTA's main office is on Piccadilly in London, but it also has branches in Northern England, Scotland, Wales, New York City and Los Angeles.
BAFTA's main film awards ceremony is known as the British Academy Film Awards, taking place since 2000 in the flagship Odeon cinema on Leicester Square.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/BAFTA   (702 words)

 Scotland on Sunday - UK - Cut! Voting blunder halts Bafta awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Bafta mixed up original and adapted screenplays, and even got the sex of some actors wrong, suggesting Stephane Rousseau (The Barbarian Invasions) for best actress, despite being male, and Karel Roden (Bulletproof Monk) best actor, though Roden is female.
Bafta insisted that in some cases it was the fault of film companies themselves.
To be eligible to join Bafta applicants must have a minimum of three’ years professional experience in the film, television or interactive entertainment industries (or any combination of these) and must be able to demonstrate a significant professional contribution to the industry.
scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com /uk.cfm?id=1399552003   (1622 words)

 2004 BAFTA EC Awards Recap   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
BAFTA East Coast members and friends including Alec Baldwin, Matthew Modine, Joan Micklin Silver and Jim Dale were among those at the party showing their support for their colleagues across the pond.
The ornate theater was often rocking with laughter and applause, and fun was had by BAFTA members as well as guests of the numerous event sponsors.
Now in its seventh successful year, BAFTA East Coast is a nonprofit membership organization providing a lively environment in which film and television professionals in New York can meet and exchange information and ideas about their sister industry in Britain.
www.baftaeastcoast.com /baftaeastcoast/2004awards.htm   (518 words)

 DJD's Bafta Fellowship Tribute
BAFTA had arranged for one official photographer to be present, there were no other photographers either inside the Theatre or at the Hotel.
The Fellowship is the highest award given by BAFTA and is in recognition of her outstanding contribution to film, television and the theatre.
A Bafta Academy Fellowship was presented to Dame Judi Dench last night on her 67th birthday for her contribution to film and television.
www.djdchronology.com /baftatrib.htm   (5088 words)

 BAFTA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Ali G takes home spare Bafta BBC reports that Ali G creator Sacha Baron Cohen was given a spare Bafta trophy to take home after one of his own awards went missing.
BAFTA East Coast The British Academy of Film and Television Arts provides overview of organisation, news and information on events and membership.
NZCity: Top Stories - Award Reduces Designer to Tears The designer's reaction to learning she'd won the BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television) Award for her work on "Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" over the heady competition.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-BAFTA.html   (219 words)

 New BAFTA chair shares his vision
BAFTA's decision to hold its movie awards before that of the Academy Awards, effective since 2001, is widely regarded in the industry as successful in generating more interest.
The main goal is to educate the public taste in the moving image and encourage the practitioners to increase the quality of work that is being done and push it ever higher.
Kenworthy: (BAFTA) should be encouraging the next generation by encouraging people to come to the academy for debates, lectures and workshops because we want our membership to be a vibrant one.
www.hollywoodreporter.com /thr/international/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000563317   (1137 words)

 BAFTA/LA - British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles
A registered charity, BAFTA now has over 1,800 members, elected by Council for their substantial creative contribution to film and/or television, with branches in Manchester, Glasgow and Cardiff.
In 1976, as a result of many generous donations and endowments, BAFTA was able to move its headquarters to No. 195 Piccadilly in London's West End, which was originally built in 1882 as The Galleries for The Royal Institute of Painters and Watercolours.
BAFTA hosts an annual film and television awards show where its members honor motion pictures and television programs.
www.baftala.org /about/history.php   (236 words)

 About BAFTA East Coast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Now in its ninth successful year, BAFTA East Coast is a nonprofit membership organization providing a lively environment in which film and television professionals in New York can meet and exchange information and ideas about their sister industry in Britain.
BAFTA East Coast plans to expand its membership and increase its visibility beyond the metropolitan New York area.
BAFTA East Coast is proud to acknowledge our Annual Sponsor, Claridges, and the sponsors of our various events throughout the year.
www.baftaeastcoast.com /baftaeastcoast/about.htm   (650 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Film | News | Britain's big Bafta night as The Hours has the edge on Hollywood blockbusters
Bafta's inclusion of films such as Adaptation and Frida, which have not yet gone on public release in Britain but were nominated for awards this year, has added fuel to the argument that the event is increasingly becoming an extended PR exercise.
Answering these concerns before the ceremony yesterday, Bafta's chief executive, Amanda Berry, said: "It made sense to move to a date in the middle of the Golden Globes and the Oscars and meant that our membership were not influenced by Oscar results anymore.
There is huge respect for the Bafta mask and I honestly don't think the practical changes have affected British talent.
film.guardian.co.uk /News_Story/Guardian/0,4029,901722,00.html   (957 words)

 Bafta Scotland :: Nominations
BAFTA Scotland took great pleasure in announcing the following nominations for the BAFTA Scotland Awards 2004.
The Awards were held in the Radisson SAS Hotel, Argyle Street, Glasgow on Sunday 14th November 2004 and the ceremony was attended by a number of well-known actors, presenters and celebrities along with many of those who work in Scotland 's screen industry.
Winners of the BAFTA Scotland Awards 2004 can be found here.
www.baftascotland.co.uk /htm/nominations.htm   (161 words)

 Bafta film links UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Fellowship Of The Ring - Winner of the BAFTA for Best Film this is the first part of the outstanding epic by director Peter Jackson.
Winner of the (c) BAFTA 2003 for The Alexander Korda Award For The Outstanding British Film Of The Year.
Bafta film links UK or references to the subject of bafta...
filmuk.dunmarsh.co.uk /film/bafta.html   (1288 words)

 DTF.RU - Награды BAFTA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Объявлены игры-номинанты на ежегодную премию Британской академии кино и телевидения BAFTA.
Сегодня были объявлены номинанты на ежегодную премию Британской академии кино и телевидения BAFTA.
Полный список претендентов на награды BAFTA доступен на официальном сайте Академии.
www.dtf.ru /news/print.php?id=34846&DTFSESSID=449fedf88e1d0360908fd78bcd30df6f   (81 words)

 BAFTA Awards -- 2002
The BAFTA awards are Britain's equivalent of the Oscars and this years awards are hosted by comedian Stephen Fry.
He turned up to the Baftas in London last year expecting to win the same award for his part in Gladiator - which was to give him an Oscar - but was surprisingly beaten by Jamie Bell, the 14-year-old star of Billy Elliot.
Warren Beatty drew cheers when he arrived to accept his BAFTA fellowship but it was surprise guest Dustin Hoffman who provoked the loudest catcalls as the crowd chanting his name caused the actor to rush back out into the rain and take a few bows for the saturated spectators.
www.djdchronology.com /baftaawards2002.htm   (2456 words)

Bafta said that a planned move from April 9 to February 25 is still dependent on support from distributors, but a pre-Oscar slot is expected to win wide support from the industry and press as a way of dramatically raising the event's significance.
Bafta met with about 75 members of the distribution sector on Tuesday to discuss the move and expects to hear back in a week.
But some BAFTA insiders feel that the event's impact may be limited by coming only two weeks after the Oscars.
www.ifmagazine.com /new.asp?article=1078   (423 words)

 talkbackTHAMES - BAFTA 2004 nominations announced   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The BAFTA 2004 nominations have been announced and talkbackTHAMES are shortlisted for a total of five awards.
BAFTA nominations are the most prestigious in the industry and once again talkbackThames are represented in a variety of categories.
In addition, Green Wing has been put forward for the BAFTA Pioneer Award which is a special award voted for by the general public.
www.talkbackthames.tv /page.asp?partID=323   (141 words)

 BioMed Central | Full text | Protocol for Birmingham Atrial Fibrillation Treatment of the Aged study (BAFTA): a ...
In conclusion, although there is a good evidence basis to support adjusted-dose warfarin as the most effective strategy for the prevention of stroke in AF, there are limitations when applying these data to older people (75 years or over) and a trial focusing on this age group is needed [19].
The primary aim of BAFTA is to compare the incidence of fatal and non-fatal disabling stroke (ischaemic or haemorrhagic) and systemic embolism in older patients with AF who are treated with either adjusted dose warfarin or aspirin.
BAFTA is a primary-care based, pragmatic randomised controlled trial where older people (aged 75 years or over) with AF are randomised to receive either warfarin or aspirin.
www.biomedcentral.com /1471-2261/3/9   (5454 words)

 Variety.com - Award Central 2004  - BAFTA bling for 'Ring'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Among the night's special awards, John BoormanJohn Boorman was honored with this year's BAFTA fellowship, the org's highest accolade; and Working Title Films was the recipient of the Michael Balcon Award for British contribution to cinema.
On top of its four BAFTAs, "The Lord of the Rings" also won the Orange Film of the Year award for the third time, voted by the general public from a short list of the year's top-grossing movies.
Though not actually a BAFTA award, the prize is handed out as part of the ceremony by its sponsor, cellphone giant Orange.
www.variety.com /ac2004_article/VR1117900149?nav=bafta&categoryid=1629   (795 words)

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts, East Coast (BAFTA East Coast) was launched in February 1996 in New York City as the second affiliated organization of The British Academy in the United States.
Now in its sixth successful year, BAFTA East Coast is a nonprofit membership organization providing a lively environment in which film and television professionals in New York can meet and exchange information and ideas about their sister industry in Britain.
BAFTA East Coast hosts an annual viewing party for this exciting event with a live satellite feed from London to New York.
www.baftaeastcoast.com   (439 words)

 RTE.ie Entertainment - Graham Norton announced as BAFTA host
The comedy star, who has previously won three BAFTA awards, will host the ceremony at London's Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, on 17 April next.
Norton said: "Obviously being asked to host the BAFTA awards is a huge thrill, not to mention a lot easier than sitting in the audience pretending to be pleased for the winners."
Nominations of the 2005 BAFTA television awards will be announced on 14 March.
www.rte.ie /arts/2005/0221/nortong.html   (160 words)

 News: BAFTA Games Awards Sign-Up Begins - GamersHell.com
Entries can be made either through their website or by calling the BAFTA office on 020 7292 5800.
Last year's big winner with five BAFTAs at the Games Awards was Grand Theft Auto Vice City, but this year sees the release of some of the most anticipated titles of all time, which should make for the most hotly contested Game Awards ever.
The BAFTA Games Awards reward the artists, educators and entertainers who are pushing the boundaries and bringing the media we engage with alive.
www.gamershell.com /news/17044.html   (518 words)

 Half-Life 2 sweeps Bafta awards - Got | Apex? Forums
The game also won Baftas for best action adventure, best PC game, art direction and animation.
Grant Dean, chairman of the Bafta games awards, said at a ceremony in London on Tuesday: "The last year has been a great year for the interactive entertainment industry.
Bafta said the "significant feature" of this year's awards was the number of "non-traditional games".
www.gotapex.com /forums/showthread.php?t=85158   (248 words)

 Kate Winslet and the 2002 Bafta Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Britain's Baftas Bound for E! Bafta will be broadcast outside of the UK for the first time this year.
Kate Winslet was anounced as a Bafta nominee early in the morning on January 28, 2002.
Kate Winslet anounced the Bafta nominations in early 1999.
www.discoverkate.com /Awards/bafta-2002.html   (852 words)

 New UK studio AirPlay’s first game “Super Yum Yum” receives BAFTA nomination.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
BAFTA has announced that “Super Yum Yum” has been nominated in the category of “Best Mobile Game”.
In 1997 the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) had the foresight to realise the impact Internet and multimedia technologies would have on the entertainment industry.
With the support of Lord Puttnam, Vice-President of BAFTA, the event has quickly grown into what is considered to be the world's largest and most prestigious interactive entertainment awards, recognising and rewarding creative talent in interactivity.
www.mobile-phone-games-world.co.uk /news/36   (421 words)

 BAFTA Film Awards - Specialty Channels
BAFTA Film Awards airs live Saturday, February 12 at 3:10 p.m.
BAFTA Red Carpet Special is a BBC America original production will air before the re airs BAFTA Film Awards and will start a half an hour earlier (8:30) complete with red carpet interviews.
Just like our award shows here in the U.S., BAFTA is attended by biggest stars and is considered a barometer of who will walk away with the golden Oscar.
www.bellaonline.com /ArticlesP/art27594.asp   (222 words)

 Bafta crime links UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
DVD Certificate: (18) Release Date: 19/04/04 The BAFTA Award winning film, which takes a raw, unflinching look at a dysfunctional family as it copes with alcoholism, drug abuse, petty crime and domestic violence in South East London.
The Usual Suspects - Winner of two Oscars and a BAFTA Award, The Usual Suspects is an amazing crime thriller where nothing is quite what it seems.
Bafta crime links UK or references to the subject of bafta...
crimeuk.ronnieboumusic.co.uk /crime/bafta.html   (380 words)

 The BAFTA's, 1999
The BAFTA's are the British equivalent of the American Academy Awards, the much more renowned Oscars, and usually offset the, not uncommon, prejudices which the American's show towards their own, home grown, block-busting, Tinsel Town manufactured, so-called gems.
If the BAFTA's were solely about British films then perhaps the result couldn't be severely criticised; there aren't that many British candidates in the running anyway although last year was better than many others (Elizabeth, Little Voice, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Shakespeare In Love and Velvet Goldmine).
For self indulgent back-slapping, the BAFTA voters have excelled themselves; their patriotic bigotry has shone through.
www.hippy.freeserve.co.uk /bafta99.htm   (461 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Two Bafta nominations for Winslet
Bafta favourite Meryl Streep has been selected in the supporting actress category for the Manchurian Candidate, having previously been nominated for nine films by the British Academy of Film over the years.
Shrek 2, The Incredibles, sword-and-sandals epic Troy and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban are among the nominees for the award, which was won last year by the concluding instalment of the Lord of the Rings.
As in recent years, the Bafta film awards are taking place ahead of the Oscars, to help the awards gain prominence in the film calendar.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/entertainment/4175513.stm   (528 words)

 BAFTA : British Academy Film Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts, commonly known as BAFTA, is a British organization which hosts annual awards shows for film, television, children's film and television, and interactive media.
It was founded in 1947 as the British Film Academy, incorporated the Guild of Television Producers and Directors in a 1958 merger to form the Society of Film and Television, which became BAFTA in 1976.
It uses material from the wikipedia article BAFTA : British Academy Film Awards.
www.eurofreehost.com /br/British_Academy_Film_Awards.html   (225 words)

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