London-- Dominic West's portrayal of British serial killer Fred West in the ITV drama "Appropriate Adult" scooped the best actor prize at the BAFTA TV awards, held May 27.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced Wednesday that the 2013 British Academy Film Awards will take place on Feb. 10 at London's Royal Opera House.
"The Artist" dominated the 64th annual BAFTA Awards, winning a total of seven awards, including best picture, best director and best actor.
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.