David Puttnam will receive the British Academy of Film & Television Arts fellowship award in recognition of his contribution to world cinema.
Hitting a home run on your first trip to the plate can prove a mixed blessing -- it raises sky-high expectations that cannot necessarily be sustained. The same has proved to be true for past winners…
This was the year when BAFTA's U.K.-based voters were swamped with more screeners than they knew what to do with. With more than 40 DVDs dropping in mailboxes, mostly in one big rush just before…
A glance at this year's nominations for the British Academy Film Awards begs the question -- just how British are the BAFTAs? The film shortlist contains four movies whose setting and subject matter…
An overview of this year's newbie helmers, screenwriters and producers vying for BAFTA's Carl Foreman kudo.
Duncan Kenworthy steps down this summer as chairman of the British Academy of Film & Television Arts after two years of devoting himself virtually full-time to the unpaid job.
A theme running through this year's lineup of BAFTA-nommed shorts is how youngsters struggle to find their place in the world. It seems to run parallel to the struggle of shorts filmmakers to break…
BBC America has secured the exclusive broadcast rights for the British Academy Film Awards. Due to air Feb. 19 at 8 p.m., the show will be hosted by writer-thesp Stephen Fry.
Three years ago, disillusioned screenwriter Richard Hawkins risked career suicide by dropping out of the film industry to try to get a movie made his own way.
"The Constant Gardener" has picked up 10 nominations for the British Academy Film Awards, closely followed by "Brokeback Mountain" and "Crash" with nine apiece. All three are nominated for film and…