Hot off its Golden Globes win for comedy or musical, "The Artist" leads the pack with 12 BAFTA nominations, announced in London Tuesday morning.
Expansion of voting body for British film portends a new era for kudofest.
The Brits invaded the Beverly Hilton for the annual BAFTA Britannia Awards, with Warren Beatty, Ben Stiller, Helena Bonham Carter, John Lasseter and David Yates earning honors.
The British Academy Film Awards turned into a coronation for "The King's Speech" at London's Royal Opera House on Sunday evening.
The rising profile of the BAFTAs means that the awards have an increasingly visible impact on box office, according to U.K. distributors and exhibitors.
In the eight years since the BAFTAs moved a month ahead of the Oscars, the two academies have gradually converged in their selections, culminating last year when they picked the same five nominees…
Foreign-language films are where BAFTA breaks step with the Oscars. The voting system is markedly different, with only four of this year's 65 Oscar entries having qualified for the 2010 BAFTAs.
Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire" and David Fincher's "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" lead the field in the noms for the British Academy Film Awards with 11 apiece.
Next year's British Academy Film Awards will take place Feb. 19. The ceremony has shifted back to Sunday night, after experimenting with a Saturday date this year to avoid a clash with Chinese New…
The best film prize will be contested by these three front-runners, along with Steven Soderbergh's "Erin Brockovich" and Cameron Crowe's "Almost Famous." This is the first year that the British…