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BAFTA Film Awards Airs Today- How to Watch Online And on TV

The BAFTA awards will take place today in London and many prominent individuals and groups are in the nominations for this year. It will be hard to guess who will eventually be the winner but it is not hard to find where to watch the BAFTA awards.

Today we talk about the BAFTA awards and where and how to watch them:

What is BAFTA?

The British Academy Film Awards or BAFTA Film Awards is an annual award show which honors and awards the best contributions to films. These contributions may be British or international and the awards show is hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.

This year’s BAFTA 2022 award ceremony will be featuring and announcing winners for a total of twenty-five categories. This year’s award show will take place at the Royal Albert Hall in London. As for the nominations, the popular sci-fi movie Dune, and Jane Camson’s The Power of the Dog will be leading this year for the best film.

And for the lead actor awards, Benedict Cumberbatch, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Lady Gaga will be leading this year’s nominations. Up till now, Dune has received a total of eleven nominations, including the nominations for best film, cinematography, and original score.

BAFTA Held Under Cloud of Ukraine War

The BAFTA awards will be held under the cloud of the ongoing invasion of Ukraine. Krishnendu Majumdar, the chair of BAFTA shared his thoughts about the ongoing war where he said: “We stand in solidarity with all Ukrainian people bravely fighting for their country and we share their hope for a return to peace”.

This will be the first time the awards will be held in person ever since the lockdown happened because of the pandemic. Then on March 27th, the Oscars will be held.

How to Watch the BAFTAs?

The BAFTA 2022 will take place on 13th March at 9 AM ET or 12 PM PT but the red carpet coverage will begin an hour before and can be watched on the Facebook page of the British Academy.

People living in the United States can best watch the BAFTA awards through BritBox. BritBox is a joint venture of BBC and ITV which lets you watch United Kingdom movies and series. As for the subscription, you can either directly subscribe to the service on the official BritBox website or you can subscribe through the app which can be downloaded on almost every major device and platform.

The UK residents can stream the BAFTAs on BBC and BBC iPlayer and can tune in on the show on 13th March at 7 PM GMT. But if you don’t have access to BBC or BritBox then you can use a Virtual Private Network or VPN and stream the show from anywhere on the planet.

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