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How to watch the 2024 Baftas

Britain’s pre-Oscars awards ceremony is heading our way…

The Baftas 2024 will air on Sunday 18 February. (Bafta)
The Baftas 2024 will air on Sunday 18 February. (Bafta)

Awards season is heating up and so are the Baftas, Britain’s biggest celebration of cinema and one of the best indicators of which films are likely to win big at the Academy Awards stateside.

The 2024 Bafta Film Awards will take place on Sunday, 18 February. Oppenheimer, Poor Things and The Zone of Interest, are among the films vying for Bafta gold — but who and what will win?

Read on for all the key details you’ll need ahead of the 2024 Bafta Film Awards ceremony, including where and how to watch, who’ll be hosting, who’s been nominated and more.

How can I watch the Baftas 2024?

The 2024 Bafta Film Awards will take place Sunday, 18 February at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall in Central London.

Read more: Follow our Baftas 2024 live blog

The ceremony will be broadcast on BBC One and iPlayer from 7pm until 9pm GMT. If you’re outside of the UK, you can catch up via the streaming service Britbox International.

Who is hosting the Baftas 2024?

David Tennant is the host of the 2024 EE BAFTA Film Awards (Bafta/Charlie Clift)
David Tennant is the host of the 2024 EE BAFTA Film Awards (Bafta/Charlie Clift)

Fresh from the TARDIS, former Doctor Who David Tennant has been lined up to host his year’s Baftas ceremony, taking over from Saltburn star Richard E. Grant who fronted the show in 2023.

“I am delighted to have been asked to host the EE Bafta Film Awards and help celebrate the very best of this year’s films and the many brilliant people who bring them to life,” Tennant said in a statement.

The Harry Potter and Good Omens star joins a starry roster of previous Baftas hosts that includes Rebel Wilson, Stephen Fry and Richard Ayoade.

When it comes to presenters, viewers can expect to see the likes of Hugh Grant, Cate Blanchett, Bryce Dallas Howard, David Beckham, Keegan-Michael Key, Gillian Anderson, Dua Lipa, Idris Elba, Andrew Scott and more dish out wards.

Before the event kicks off, hosts Clara Amfo and Alex Zane will be bringing audiences all of the action from the red carpet across YouTube, X and Facebook, with Zainab Jiwa providing coverage on TikTok.

Who is nominated for the Baftas 2024?

Cillian Murphy is J. Robert Oppenheimer in OPPENHEIMER, written, produced, and directed by Christopher Nolan. (Universal)
Oppenheimer received 13 BAFTA nominations. (Universal)

The official nominations for the 2023 BAFTAs were made public on 18 January with Oppenheimer and Poor Things leading the way with 13 and 11 nods respectively.

The Best Director award will see Oppenheimer’s Christopher Nolan go up against the likes of Bradley Cooper for Maestro and Jonathan Glazer for The Zone of Interest.

Leading Actress will have Emma Stone’s Poor Things performance compete against Margot Robbie’s Barbie and Carey Mulligan's turn as Felicia Montealegre in Maestro, while Leading Actor has Cillian Murphy’s Oppenheimer face off against Teo Yoo in Past Lives, Bradley Cooper in Maestro and Paul Giamatti in The Holdovers, among others.

Emma Stone and Mark Ruffalo in POOR THINGS. Photo by Yorgos Lanthimos. Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures. © 2023 20th Century Studios All Rights Reserved.
Poor Things received 11 BAFTA nominations. (20th Century Studios)

Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon and Glazer’s The Zone of Interest each earned nine nominations, including a Best Actor nod for Robert DeNiro in the former. They’re followed by Anatomy of a Fall, The Holdovers and Maestro which each received seven nominations in total.

Andrew Haigh’s relationship drama All of Us Strangers received six nominations, while Barbie and Saltburn were highlighted in five different categories.

Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio in Killers of the Flower Moon. (Apple TV+)
Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio in Killers of the Flower Moon. (Apple TV+)

Ridley Scott’s war epic Napoleon received just four nominations in Outstanding British Film, Costume Design, Make-Up and Hair, and Visual Effects.

The Animated Film category nominated The Boy and the Heron, Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget, Elemental and Spider-Man: Across The Spider-verse, with the Documentary slot highlighting 20 Days in Mariupol, American Symphony, Beyond Utopia, Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie and Wham!.

Best Film

  • Anatomy Of A Fall

  • The Holdovers

  • Killers Of The Flower Moon

  • Oppenheimer

  • Poor Things

Outstanding British Film

  • All Of Us Strangers

  • How To Have Sex

  • Napoleon

  • The Old Oak

  • Poor Things

  • Rye Lane

  • Saltburn

  • Scrapper

  • Wonka

  • The Zone Of Interest

Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director Or Producer

  • Blue Bag Life

  • Bobi Wine: The People’s President

  • Earth Mama

  • How To Have Sex

  • Is There Anybody Out There?

Film Not In The English Language

  • 20 Days In Mariupol

  • Anatomy Of A Fall

  • Past Lives

  • Society Of The Snow

  • The Zone Of Interest

Documentary

  • 20 Days In Mariupol

  • American Symphony

  • Beyond Utopia

  • Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie

  • Wham!

Animated Film

  • The Boy And The Heron

  • Chicken Run: Dawn Of The Nugget

  • Elemental

  • Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse

Director

  • All Of Us Strangers - Andrew Haigh

  • Anatomy Of A Fall - Justine Triet

  • The Holdovers - Alexander Payne

  • Maestro - Bradley Cooper

  • Oppenheimer - Christopher Nolan

  • The Zone Of Interest - Jonathan Glazer

Original Screenplay

  • Anatomy Of A Fall - Justine Triet, Arthur Harari

  • Barbie - Greta Gerwig, Noah Baumbach

  • The Holdovers - David Hemingson

  • Maestro - Bradley Cooper, Josh Singer

  • Past Lives - Celine Song

Adapted Screenplay

  • All Of Us Strangers - Andrew Haigh

  • American Fiction - Cord Jefferson

  • Oppenheimer - Christopher Nolan

  • Poor Things - Tony Mcnamara

  • The Zone Of Interest - Jonathan Glazer

Leading Actress

  • Fantasia Barrino - The Color Purple

  • Sandra Hüller - Anatomy Of A Fall

  • Carey Mulligan - Maestro

  • Vivian Oparah - Rye Lane

  • Margot Robbie - Barbie

  • Emma Stone - Poor Things

Leading Actor

  • Bradley Cooper - Maestro

  • Colman Domingo - Rustin

  • Paul Giamatti - The Holdovers

  • Barry Keoghan - Saltburn

  • Cillian Murphy - Oppenheimer

  • Teo Yoo - Past Lives

Supporting Actress

  • Emily Blunt - Oppenheimer

  • Danielle Brooks - The Color Purple

  • Claire Foy - All Of Us Strangers

  • Sandra Hüller - The Zone Of Interest

  • Rosamund Pike - Saltburn

  • Da’vine Joy Randolph - The Holdovers

Supporting Actor

  • Robert De Niro - Killers Of The Flower Moon

  • Robert Downey Jr. - Oppenheimer

  • Jacob Elordi - Saltburn

  • Ryan Gosling - Barbie

  • Paul Mescal - All Of Us Strangers

  • Dominic Sessa - The Holdovers

Casting

  • All Of Us Strangers

  • Anatomy Of A Fall

  • The Holdovers

  • How To Have Sex

  • Killers Of The Flower Moon

Cinematography

  • Killers Of The Flower Moon

  • Maestro

  • Oppenheimer

  • Poor Things

  • The Zone Of Interest

Editing

  • Anatomy Of A Fall

  • Killers Of The Flower

  • Oppenheimer

  • Poor Things

  • The Zone Of Interest

Costume Design

  • Barbie

  • Killers Of The Flower Moon

  • Napoleon

  • Oppenheimer

  • Poor Things

Make Up & Hair

  • Killers Of The Flower Moon

  • Maestro

  • Napoleon

  • Oppenheimer

  • Poor Things

Original Score

  • Killers Of The Flower Moon

  • Oppenheimer

  • Poor Things

  • Saltburn

  • Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse

Production Design

  • Barbie

  • Killers Of The Flower Moon

  • Oppenheimer

  • Poor Things

  • The Zone Of Interest

Sound

  • Ferrari

  • Maestro

  • Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One

  • Oppenheimer

  • The Zone Of Interest

Special Visual Effects

  • The Creator

  • Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3

  • Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One

  • Napoleon

  • Poor Things

British Short Animation

  • Crab Day

  • Visible Mending

  • Wild Summon

British Short Film

  • Festival Of Slaps

  • Gorka

  • Jellyfish And Lobster

  • Such A Lovely Day

Explore the full BAFTA 2024 nominations here.

Who is nominated for the Bafta Rising Star Award 2024?

Phoebe Dynevor rose to fame in Netflix's Bridgerton. (Alamy/Netflix)
Phoebe Dynevor rose to fame in Netflix's Bridgerton. (Alamy/Netflix)

The five nominees for the EE Bafta Rising Star award, announced on 10 January, are:

  • Phoebe Dynevor (Fair Play)

  • Ayo Edebiri (Bottoms)

  • Jacob Elordi (Saltburn)

  • Mia McKenna-Bruce (How To Have Sex)

  • Sophie Wilde (Talk To Me)

(left-right) BAFTA CEO Jane Millichip, Mia McKenna-Bruce, Sophie Wilde and Phoebe Dynevor at the BAFTA EE Rising Star Award 2023 nominees announcement at The Savoy, Strand, London. Picture date: Wednesday January 10, 2024.
Bafta CEO Jane Millichip with Mia McKenna-Bruce, Sophie Wilde and Phoebe Dynevor at the Bafta EE Rising Star Award 2023 nominees announcement. (PA)

Previous winners of the public-voted award include Emma Mackey, Lashana Lynch, Bukky Bakray, Micheal Ward, Letitia Wright, Daniel Kaluuya, John Boyega, and Tom Hardy.

Who is performing at the Baftas 2024?

Sophie Ellis-Bextor will take to the stage to perform her hit song Murder On The Dancefloor following its resurgent success in this year's controversial hit Saltburn.

Ted Lasso star Hannah Waddingham will also deliver a musical performance during the show, although exact details as to what this might entail are still under wraps.

Who will receive the Bafta Fellowship?

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 04: Samantha Morton wins the Outstanding Contribution to British Film award during the British Independent Film Awards 2022 at Old Billingsgate on December 04, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
Samantha Morton will received the 2024 BAFTA Fellowship Award. (Getty Images)

Actor, writer and director Samathan Morton is the recipient of this year’s BAFTA Fellowship Award, a prize celebrating outstanding and exceptional contributions to film, games or television.

Morton’s work spans projects as varied as Steven Spielberg’s Minority Report, Charlie Kaufman's Synecdoche, New York and Darren Aronofsky's The Whale.

Costume Designer Sandy Powell won the Bafta Fellowship award in 2023. (WireImage)
Costume designer Sandy Powell won the Bafta Fellowship award in 2023. (WireImage)

The award-winning Sandy Powell took home the Bafta Fellowship Award in 2022, making history as the first costume designer to ever bag the award.

Her work can be seen in projects like Shakespeare in Love, The Favourite and Mary Poppins Returns. Who will take home the prize in 2024? Only time will tell.

Guyanese-born film curator and director of Pan African Cinema Archive June Givanni, poses during a portrait session in Ouagadougou, on October 21, during the 2021 edition of the FESPACO,t he Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (Photo by OLYMPIA DE MAISMONT / AFP) (Photo by OLYMPIA DE MAISMONT/AFP via Getty Images)
June Givanni will receive a special BAFTA award for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema. (Getty Images)

Elsewhere, we know that film curator and writer June Givanni will receive a special BAFTA award for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema for her extensive work programming and shining a light on to African and African diaspora cinema.

In particular, Givanni is known for being the founder of The June Givanni PanAfrican Archive which is a volunteer-led programme dedicated to preserving and restoring PanAfrican cinema and culture which has been running for over 40 years.


The 2024 Bafta Film Awards will take place on Sunday, 18 February from 7pm on BBC and BBC iPlayer.