Special Event: BAFTAs
UK kid’s TV pioneer received 2014 BAFTA Special Award for his incredible contribution to children’s media.
Pixar feature wins BAFTA Award for best animated film; Roger Deakins wins fourth BAFTA for Cinematography for ‘Blade Runner 2049,’ which also wins for special visual effects.
British Academy also picks five VFX nominees and nominates three homegrown candidates for the British Short Animation category.
Blue Zoo Animation earns Independent Production Company honor, while ‘Hey Duggee’ wins preschool animation category.
LAIKA head and ‘Kubo’ director and producer Travis Knight receives the studio’s first BAFTA Award; Disney’s The Jungle Book awarded for Special Visual Effects.
Pixar’s ‘Finding Dory,’ LAIKA’s ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ and Disney’s ‘Moana’ and ‘Zootropolis’ (‘Zootopia’) receive nominations for best animated feature; British short animation nominees are ‘The Alan Dimension,’ ‘A Love Story’ and ‘Tough.’
YGD Mentor Award is awarded to Cambridge Regional College’s Michael Warburton, the creator of educational commercial games development studio Rizing Games.
Cardiff-based interactive design and development studio Thud Media receives three awards for its educational children’s game, ‘Boj Smoothies,’ featuring characters from the popular CBeebies series produced by Pesky Productions.
London-based independent VFX studio is awarded third consecutive British Academy Television Craft Award for BBC drama ‘Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell.’
The award for Special Visual Effects went to ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ while the BAFTA for Animated Film went to ‘Inside Out,’ and the BAFTA for British Short Animation was presented to ‘Edmond.’
Directing collective’s latest project -- an animated short that tells the fascinating story of Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh -- was made in collaboration with BH Los Angeles for Google Play and The California Sunday Magazine.
Interstellar’ is given the award for outstanding special effects; ‘The Bigger Picture,’ by Chris Hees, Daisy Jacobs and Jennifer Majka, wins the prize for best British short animation.
Approaching the show like a “newbie” brought this old-timer a sense of renewed optimism and youthful excitement.
Alfonso Cuarón’s 3D space epic Gravity leads last night’s BAFTA Film Awards with six wins, including the prize for Outstanding British Film.
Following its rise to becoming one of the most successful Disney films of all time and taking in nearly a billion dollars at the global box office, Frozen wins the BAFTA for Best Animated Film.
Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity leads the field with 11 nominations for this year's British Academy Film Awards, presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announces the winners of Sunday night’s British Academy Children’s Awards, including Illumination Entertainment’sDespicable Me 2, andRoom on the Broom, the animated adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's picture book.
Critically acclaimed 2D/3D hybrid series The Amazing World of Gumball is nominated for two awards, alongside Strange Hill High and holiday specials Room on the Broom and The Snowman and The Snowdog, dedicated to the memory of animator John Coates.