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BAFTA Reveals Key Dates for Film Awards to Be Held in 2016

BERLIN — The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has unveiled a list of key dates for next year’s British Academy Film Awards. As previously announced, the ceremony will take place on Feb. 14 at the Royal Opera House in London’s Covent Garden. The awards’ sponsor is EE.

The key dates are as follows:
2015
Nov. 9 – Entry deadline
Dec. 9 – Round One voting opens
Dec. 17 – Qualified films must screen to BAFTA members before this date

2016
Jan. 4 – Round One voting closes (Noon GMT)
Jan. 6 – EE Rising Star Award Nominations Announcement
Jan. 8 – Nominations Announcement; Round Two voting opens
Feb. 10 – Round Two voting closes (6 p.m. GMT)
Feb. 12 – Latest date for entered films to have been on general release
Feb. 14 – EE British Academy Film Awards

More information, along with the awards’ rules and guidelines, can be found here. Films must have been released in movie theaters in the U.K. between Jan. 1, 2015, and Feb. 12, 2016 to be eligible.

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