When is the award ceremony?

BAFTA trophy

Everything you need to know about BAFTA 2023. (Getty)

Hollywood’s biggest stars are taking to the Baftas again as the film awards return for another year.

It’s the biggest night in the UK film calendar – but who’s nominated, and how can you watch the opening ceremony?

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This is all we know so far.

When is Baftas 2023?

The Baftas are to take place on February 19, 2023 at the Royal Festival Hall in London on the South Bank.

This is the film awards ceremony — there’s also a separate TV BAFTA that will celebrate the small screen in a ceremony on May 14, 2023.

How can I watch the Baftas?

Stephen Beresford attending the after party for the EE British Academy Film Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Central London.

You can watch the winners pick up their trophies. (LIE/Alamy)

Even if you’re not one of the A-list guests, you can still watch the awards from home as they’ll be televised as usual.

The Baftas will be broadcast on February 19 from 7pm to 9pm on BBC One and will also be available on BBC iPlayer.

For the first time, the ceremony will include a live broadcast to reveal the winners of the final four categories having previously been recorded and then broadcast on the same day.

Who is nominated?

Colin Farrell and Barry Keoghan in the movie THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN.  Photo by Jonathan Hession.  Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures.  © 2022 20th Century Studios All rights reserved.

Colin Farrell and Barry Keoghan in The Banshees of Inisherin. (Searchlight Pictures/20th Century Studios)

The shortlist for nominations was announced on Thursday, January 19, with Netflix anti-war epic All Quiet On The Western Front leading with the highest number of nods.

The Banshees Of Inisherin, science fiction thriller Everything Everywhere All At Once and Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis biopic are doing well at the Golden Globes.

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All four titles are included in the best film nominations, along with Tar, and The Banshees of Inisherin also make their way onto the British blockbuster shortlist alongside the likes of Matilda The Musical, The Wonder and Good Luck To You, Leo Grande.

Felix Kammerer takes the lead role in All Quiet On The Western Front.  (Netflix)

Quiet on the Western Front (Netflix)

The Banshees of Inisherin is up for the director category as well as best actor for Colin Farrell, and supporting nods for Brendan Gleeson and Kerry Condon.

Other best actor nominees include Austin Butler for Elvis, Brendan Fraser for The Whale, and Bill Nighy for Living, while Emma Thompson is among the best actress nominees for Good Luck to You, Leo Grande and Michelle Yeoh in Everything Everywhere All At Once.

Everything everywhere all at once (A24)

Everything everywhere all at once (A24)

Other supporting actors nominated include Barry Keoghan for The Banshees of Inisherin, Eddie Redmayne for The Good Nurse, Jamie Lee Curtis for Everything Everywhere All At Once and Carey Mulligan for She Said.

The shortlist for the original score sees nods to Guillermo del Toro’s All Quiet On The Western Front, The Banshees of Iniserin, Babylon, Everything Everywhere All At Once and Pinocchio.

The full list of Bafta nominations is available here.

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Sex Education’s Emma Mackey and Aimee Lou Wood are among the finalists to be named the next star of the future at the upcoming Bafta awards.

They were nominated for an EE Rising Star Award alongside Naomi Ackie, who recently portrayed Whitney Houston in Sony’s music biopic I Wanna Dance With Somebody, The Woman King’s Sheila Atim and Leo Grande’s Good Luck to You, Daryl McCormack.

Who will be awarded a Bafta Fellowship?

SAVANNAH, GEORGIA - OCTOBER 24: Sandy Powell attends the 25th Annual SCAD Savannah Film Festival - Day 3 on October 24, 2022 in Savannah, Georgia.  (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for SCAD)

Sandy Powell attends the 25th SCAD Savannah Film Festival, 2022. (Getty Images for SCAD)

Award-winning Sandy Powell to be awarded a Fellowship at the EE Bafta Film Awards. This is Bafta’s highest accolade for an individual in recognition of an outstanding and exceptional contribution to film, games or television.

Powell is the first costume designer to be awarded a Bafta Fellowship.

Her extensive work spans period films from The Favorite and Shakespeare in Love to fantasy productions including Mary Poppins Returns and Cinderella, to Wolf of Wall Street, The Irishman and Velvet Goldmine.

Who is conducting the ceremony?

Richard E. Grant (Getty)

Richard E. Grant (Getty)

Richard E. Grant has been named as the host of this year’s Bafta film awards.

He will be joined in his BBC coverage by TV presenter Alison Hammond, who will give viewers an all-access experience and interview some of the biggest stars in attendance.

Film critic Ali Plumb will host the Bafta red carpet show alongside presenter Vick Hope.

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