Stephen Fry returns to host EE British Academy Film Awards

BAFTA LogoGood news Stephen Fry fans. He’s back again, for the 10th time, to host the 2015 EE British Academy Film Awards.

Stephen FryThe awards ceremony will happen on February 8, 2015 at the Royal Opera House in London’s Covent Garden.

Stephen seems overjoyed after being given the honour of hosting the show for another year.

Stephen Fry said: “Hosting the Film Awards has always been a highlight of my year. The opportunity to help the Academy promote filmmaking and encourage cinema-going means a lot to me. I’ve met many heroes and had the honour of introducing many young talents that are now busy forging remarkable careers for themselves. Seeing the photos from each year back I can chart my bewildering changes in weight too…

The ceremony will be broadcast exclusively on BBC One in the UK and in all major territories around the world. The BBC One broadcast will be preceded by a red carpet show on BBC Three and complimented by extended coverage from BAFTA online.

The EE British Academy Film Awards Nominations Announcement will take place on Friday January, 9 2015 at BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly. A live stream of the announcement will be available via www.facebook.com/bafta and will begin at 07.35.

The EE British Academy Film Awards are the highest profile and most respected film awards outside the US.

On the night, www.bafta.org will feature red carpet highlights and exclusive photography and backstage interviews, as well as updates across its social networks including Twitter (@BAFTA / #EEBAFTAs ), Facebook (/bafta), Instagram and Tumblr

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public. In addition to its awards ceremonies, BAFTA has a year-round, international programme of learning events and initiatives that offers unique access to some of the world’s most inspiring talent through workshops, masterclasses, scholarships, lectures and mentoring schemes, connecting with audiences of all ages and backgrounds across the UK, Los Angeles and New York. BAFTA relies on income from membership subscriptions, individual donations, trusts, foundations and corporate partnerships to support its ongoing outreach work. To access the best creative minds in film, TV and games production, visit www.bafta.org/guru. For more information, visit www.bafta.org.

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