BAFTA Answers Critics Over Lack of Female Director Nominations

“Male, pale and stale” – that was the sentiment among some commentators in print and online Wednesday after the newly announced BAFTA nominations exhibited a lack of gender and ethnic diversity in the awards’ most prominent categories. Only two of the 20 actors and actresses nominated for their performances were not white. The most notable absence, however, was of women in […]

“Male, pale and stale” – that was the sentiment among some commentators in print and online Wednesday after the newly announced BAFTA nominations exhibited a lack of gender and ethnic diversity in the awards’ most prominent categories. Only two of the 20 actors and actresses nominated for their performances were not white. The most notable absence, however, was of women in […]

BAFTA Looks To Stamp Out “Pernicious” Working Practices Ahead of 2018 Event

BAFTA is looking to stamp out “pernicious” working practices that “thrive in outdated power structures” in the British film and television industries and has teamed up with a number of organisations to do so.
Ahead of revealing the nominations for the 2018 EE British Academy Film Awards, BAFTA chair Jane Lush said that the organisation “wholeheartedly endorsed” how the Golden Globes dealt with changing times, highlighting Seth Myers’ “brilliant, hilarious and honest”…

BAFTA is looking to stamp out "pernicious" working practices that "thrive in outdated power structures" in the British film and television industries and has teamed up with a number of organisations to do so. Ahead of revealing the nominations for the 2018 EE British Academy Film Awards, BAFTA chair Jane Lush said that the organisation "wholeheartedly endorsed" how the Golden Globes dealt with changing times, highlighting Seth Myers' "brilliant, hilarious and honest"…