WHEN: Sunday, February 19, 2023 WHERE: Broadcast from the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall in London on BBC1 with livestreaming on Britbox
Like the Oscars,
the BAFTAs are the UK's top honor for both British and
international movie hits.
In recent years, the BAFTAs have have closely mimicked
Hollywood (and vice versa), so the UK awards are always closely watched stateside for possible Oscar winners.
Richard E. Grant and Alison Hammond
co-host the 2023 BAFTA Awards.
This year, watch for "the British Oscars" when the 2023 BAFTA Awards show is televised live on Sunday evening, February 19, 2023 on BBC1 from Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall in London.
New this year? TWO hosts of been named for the 2023 BAFTAs, with actor Richard E. Grant leading the ceremony from the auditorium while TV personality Alison Hammond gives sneak peaks from the BAFTA Backstage Studio.
Also, for the first time, the ceremony will end in a live broadcast of the final four categories -- instead of the traditional delayed broadcast.
BAFTA Awards 2023 leading contenders
Leading the way at the 2023 BAFTA Awards are "All Quiet on the Western Front" with 14 nominations,
by "Everything Everywhere All at Once" and
"The Banshees Of Inisherin" with 10 nods.
Meanwhile, the full list of 2023 BAFTA Film Awards nominees has Netflix’s World War I drama "All Quiet on the Western Front" leading the pack with a whopping 14 nominations including Best Film, Director, and Adapted Screenplay.
"The Banshees Of Inisherin" and "Everything Everywhere All at Once" follow with 10 nominations each. Other leading contenders include Elvis, with nine nominations, including Best Film, Best Cinematography and a Best Actor nod for Austin Butler.
"Tár" has five nods, including Best Leading Actress for Cate Blanchett. "Aftersun", "The Batman", "Good Luck to You", "Leo Grande", "Top Gun: Maverick" and "The Whale" received four nods each.
And keep it here for more updates on 2023 prersenters and performers along with the announcement of big winners on awards night!
Funniest presenter? Rebel Wilson at the 2020 BAFTA Awards.
DID YOU KNOW? BAFTA Awards trivia
• They're still talking about Meryl Streep's appearance when she blurted out "I would like to spank..." rather than " I "would like to thank..." at the 2003 awards presentation.
• The first ever Rising Star Award was won by Scottish actor James McAvoy in 2006. Other nominess that inaugural year included Gael García Bernal, Rachel McAdams, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Michelle Williams.
• The very first BAFTA awards ceremony took place in May 1949 when "The Best Years of Our Lives" won Best Film.
• British actress Maggie Smith has the most Best Actress wins for her roles in "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" (1969), "A Private Function" (1984), "A Room with a View" (1986) and "The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne" (1988).
• British actor Peter Finch holds the record with five BAFTA Best Actor awards for his roles in "A Town Like Alice" (1956), "The Trials of Oscar Wilde" (1960), "No Love for Johnnie" (1961), "Sunday Bloody Sunday" (1971) and "Network" (1976).
• The BAFTA voting public know talent when they see it. BAFTA Rising Star Award winners have included names like Tom Holland, John Boyega, James McAvoy, Tom Hardy and Daniel Kaluuya, along with its youngest recipient, Kristen Stewart, who took home the prize at the age of 19 in 2009.
The BAFTA Awards around the Web:
Below, surf the rest of the Web for more history and BAFTA trivia, current news & information, plus star-studded photo
galleries chronicling the UK's highest film award:
BAFTA- The official site of the British Academy of Film and Television
Arts with related feature stories and interviews, nominees, winners & photos.
BAFTA Awards - Good, but brief background history and a omplete list of BAFTA winners dating back to 1969.
BAFTA 2023 Nominees
BEST FILM ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT Malte Grunert
THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin, Martin McDonagh
ELVIS Gail Berman, Baz Luhrmann, Catherine Martin, Patrick McCormick, Schuyler Weiss
EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert, Jonathan Wang
TÁR Todd Field, Scott Lambert, Alexandra Milchan
LEADING ACTRESS CATE BLANCHETT Tár
VIOLA DAVIS The Woman King
DANIELLE DEADWYLER Till
ANA DE ARMAS Blonde
EMMA THOMPSON Good Luck to You, Leo Grande
MICHELLE YEOH Everything Everywhere All At Once
LEADING ACTOR AUSTIN BUTLER Elvis
COLIN FARRELL The Banshees of Inisherin
BRENDAN FRASER The Whale
DARYL McCORMACK Good Luck to You, Leo Grande
PAUL MESCAL Aftersun
BILL NIGHY Living
SUPPORTING ACTRESS ANGELA BASSETT Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
HONG CHAU The Whale
KERRY CONDON The Banshees of Inisherin
DOLLY DE LEON Triangle of Sadness
JAMIE LEE CURTIS Everything Everywhere All At Once
CAREY MULLIGAN She Said
BRENDAN GLEESON The Banshees of Inisherin
BARRY KEOGHAN The Banshees of Inisherin
KE HUY QUAN Everything Everywhere All At Once
EDDIE REDMAYNE The Good Nurse
ALBRECHT SCHUCH All Quiet on the Western Front
MICHEAL WARD Empire of Light
OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM AFTERSUN Charlotte Wells, Producer(s) TBC
THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN Martin McDonagh, Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin
BRIAN AND CHARLES Jim Archer, Rupert Majendie, David Earl, Chris Hayward
EMPIRE OF LIGHT Sam Mendes, Pippa Harris
GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE Sophie Hyde, Debbie Gray, Adrian Politowski, Katy Brand
LIVING Oliver Hermanus, Elizabeth Karlsen, Stephen Woolley, Kazuo Ishiguro
ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA THE MUSICAL Matthew Warchus, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Jon Finn, Luke Kelly, Dennis Kelly
SEE HOW THEY RUN Tom George, Gina Carter, Damian Jones, Mark Chappell
THE SWIMMERS Sally El Hosaini, Producer(s) TBC, Jack Thorne
THE WONDER Sebastián Lelio, Ed Guiney, Juliette Howell, Andrew Lowe, Tessa Ross, Alice Birch, Emma Donoghue
OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY A BRITISH WRITER, DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER AFTERSUN Charlotte Wells (Writer/Director)
BLUE JEAN Georgia Oakley (Writer/Director), Hélène Sifre (Producer)
ELECTRIC MALADY Marie Lidén (Director)
GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE Katy Brand (Writer)
REBELLION Maia Kenworthy (Director)
FILM NOT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT Edward Berger, Malte Grunert
ARGENTINA, 1985 Santiago Mitre, Producer(s) TBC
CORSAGE Marie Kreutzer
DECISION TO LEAVE Park Chan-wook, Ko Dae-seok
THE QUIET GIRL Colm Bairéad, Cleona Ní Chrualaoí
DOCUMENTARY ALL THAT BREATHES Shaunak Sen, Teddy Leifer, Aman Mann
ALL THE BEAUTY AND THE BLOODSHED Laura Poitras, Howard Gertler, Nan Goldin, Yoni Golijov, John Lyons
FIRE OF LOVE Sara Dosa, Shane Boris, Ina Fichman
MOONAGE DAYDREAM Brett Morgan
NAVALNY Daniel Roher, Diane Becker, Shane Boris, Melanie Miller, Odessa Rae
ANIMATED FILM GUILLERMO DEL TORO’S PINOCCHIO Guillermo del Toro, Mark Gustafson, Gary Ungar, Alex Bulkley
MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON Dean Fleisher Camp, Andrew Goldman, Elisabeth Holm, Caroline Kaplan, Paul Mezey
PUSS IN BOOTS: THE LAST WISH Joel Crawford, Mark Swift
TURNING RED Domee Shi, Lindsey Collins
DIRECTOR ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT Edward Berger
THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN Martin McDonagh
DECISION TO LEAVE Park Chan-wook
EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert
TÁR Todd Field
THE WOMAN KING Gina Prince-Bythewood
ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN Martin McDonagh
EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert
THE FABELMANS Tony Kushner, Steven Spielberg
TÁR Todd Field
TRIANGLE OF SADNESS Ruben Östlund
ADAPTED SCREENPLAY ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT Edward Berger, Lesley Paterson, Ian Stokell
LIVING Kazuo Ishiguro
THE QUIET GIRL Colm Bairéad
SHE SAID Rebecca Lenkiewicz
THE WHALE Samuel D. Hunter
ORIGINAL SCORE ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT Volker Bertelmann
BABYLON Justin Hurwitz
THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN Carter Burwell
EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE Son Lux
GUILLERMO DEL TORO’S PINOCCHIO Alexandre Desplat
CASTING AFTERSUN Lucy Pardee
ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT Simone Bär
ELVIS Nikki Barrett, Denise Chamian
EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE Sarah Halley Finn
TRIANGLE OF SADNESS Pauline Hansson
CINEMATOGRAPHY ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT James Friend
THE BATMAN Greig Fraser
ELVIS Mandy Walker
EMPIRE OF LIGHT Roger Deakins
TOP GUN: MAVERICK Claudio Miranda
ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT Sven Budelmann
THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN Mikkel E. G. Nielsen
ELVIS Jonathan Redmond, Matt Villa
EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE Paul Rogers
TOP GUN: MAVERICK Eddie Hamilton
ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT Christian M. Goldbreck, Ernestine Hipper
BABYLON Florencia Martin, Anthony Carlino
THE BATMAN James Chinlund, Lee Sandales
ELVIS Catherine Martin, Karen Murphy, Bev Dunn
GUILLERMO DEL TORO’S PINOCCHIO Curt Enderle, Guy Davis
ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT Lisy Christl
AMSTERDAM J.R. Hawbaker, Albert Wolsky
BABYLON Mary Zophres
ELVIS Catherine Martin
MRS. HARRIS GOES TO PARIS Jenny Beavan
MAKE UP & HAIR
ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT Heike Merker
THE BATMAN Naomi Donne, Mike Marino, Zoe Tahir
ELVIS Jason Baird, Mark Coulier, Louise Coulston, Shane Thomas
ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA THE MUSICAL Naomi Donne, Barrie Gower, Sharon Martin
THE WHALE Anne Marie Bradley, Judy Chin, Adrien Morot
SOUND ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT Lars Ginzsel, Frank Kruse, Viktor Prášil, Markus Stemler
AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER Christopher Boyes, Michael Hedges, Julian Howarth, Gary Summers, Gwendoyln Yates Whittle
ELVIS Michael Keller, David Lee, Andy Nelson, Wayne Pashley
TÁR Deb Adair, Stephen Griffiths, Andy Shelley, Steve Single, Roland Winke
TOP GUN: MAVERICK Chris Burdon, James H. Mather, Al Nelson, Mark Taylor, Mark Weingarten
SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT Markus Frank, Kamil Jafar, Viktor Müller, Frank Petzoid
AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER Richard Baneham, Daniel Barrett, Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon
THE BATMAN Russell Earl, Dan Lemmon, Anders Langlands, Dominic Tuohy
EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE Benjamin Brewer, Ethan Feldbau, Jonathan Kombrinck, Zak Stoltz
TOP GUN: MAVERICK Seth Hill, Scott R. Fisher, Bryan Litson, Ryan Tudhope
BRITISH SHORT ANIMATION THE BOY, THE MOLE, THE FOX AND THE HORSE Peter Baynton, Charlie Mackesy, Cara Speller, Hannah Minghella
MIDDLE WATCH John Stevenson, Aiesha Penwarden, Giles Healy
YOUR MOUNTAIN IS WAITING Hannah Jacobs, Zoe Muslim, Harriet Gillian
BRITISH SHORT FILM THE BALLAD OF OLIVE MORRIS Alex Kayode-Kay
BAZIGAGA Jo Ingabire Moys, Stephanie Charmail
BUS GIRL Jessica Henwick, Louise Palmkvist Hansen
A DRIFTING UP Jacob Lee
AN IRISH GOODBYE Tom Berkeley, Ross White
EE RISING STAR AWARD (voted for by the public) AIMEE LOU WOOD