BAFTA unveils its UK and US Breakthrough participants for 2021

BAFTA has unveiled the newest UK and US Breakthrough cohort. The 36 participants were selected by a cross-industry global jury composed of leading industry professionals, including Afua Hirsch, Niamh Algar and Tim Renkow alongside Breakthrough Jury Chairs Ade Rawcliffe, Maria Ishak and Karl Stewart. Netflix supports BAFTA Breakthrough in the UK, US and India, providing integral support in the global expansion. BAFTA … Read more

BAFTA announces jury members for BAFTA Breakthrough 2021

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) announced the UK and US Jury members for this year’s BAFTA Breakthrough initiative, supported by Netflix. This year, talent will be selected through a panel of cross-industry juries across both the UK and US. The global juries took place virtually with leading figures across the film, … Read more

Applications are open for BAFTA Breakthrough UK and USA 2021

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced applications opening across the UK and USA for BAFTA Breakthrough 2021, BAFTA’s flagship talent support initiative in partnership with Netflix. The initiative, previously known as Breakthrough Brits, has been running in the UK since 2013 and in the US and India since the global … Read more

BAFTA increases investment in the creative future of film, games and television

BAFTA has announced plans to expand the work it does to find and support new talent in the UK and globally. In 2022 the charity plans to relaunch its year-round learning and talent development programme, engaging over 10m learners online and equipping 80,000 people a year with the tools to develop a career in film, … Read more

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