BAFTA Awards Facts
UK-based charity that holds annual awards presentation in various categories
- BAFTA Awards are presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).
- BAFTA was formed in the year 1947 as a charity organization.
- BAFTA Awards are presented annual in cinema, television, television craft, video games and animation categories.
- BAFTA's annual movie awards ceremony is known as the British Academy Film Awards.
- Since 2008 the ceremony has been performed at the Royal Opera House in London's Covent Garden.
- Awards in Outstanding British Film, Outstanding Debut, Short Film and Short Animation categories are for British movies only.
- The theatrical mask on the BAFTA Award was designed by American sculptor Mitzi Cunliffe.
- British Academy Film Awards Nominations in 2013 were announced on January 9, 2013 and the awards will be presented on February 10, 2013.