Baftas 2023: Everything we know about the film awards so far

Everything you need to know about Britain's answer to the Oscars

BAFTA trophy
All you need to know about the BAFTAs 2023. (Getty)

Hollywood's biggest stars are headed for the Baftas once more as the film awards return for another year.

It's the glitziest night in the UK film calendar — but who's nominated, and how can you watch the ceremony unfold?

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Here's all we know so far.

When are the Baftas 2023?

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

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

How can I watch the Baftas?

Stephen Beresford attending the after show 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. (PA/Alamy)

Even if you're not one of the A-list guests, you can still watch the awards from home as they will air on TV as usual.

The Baftas will air on 19 February 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 final four category winners after previously being recorded and then broadcast on the same day.

Who is nominated?

Colin Farrell and Barry Keoghan in the film 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, 19 January, with Netflix anti-war epic All Quiet On The Western Front leading with the most nods.

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

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All four titles are included in the best film nominees, along with Tár, with The Banshees of Inisherin also making its way into the outstanding British film shortlist alongside the likes of Matilda The Musical, The Wonder and Good Luck To You, Leo Grande.

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

The Banshees of Inisherin has been chosen for the director category as well as best actor for Colin Farrell, and supporting role 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 some of the best actress nominees are Emma Thompson in 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 actor and actress nominees are 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 original score sees nods for All Quiet On The Western Front, The Banshees of Inisherin, Babylon, Everything Everywhere All At Once and Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio.

Bafta's full list of nominations is available here.

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

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

Who is hosting 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 access-all-areas experience and offer interviews with some of the biggest stars in attendance.

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

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