Games Gazette Logo

Mainly for PRESS to attend I believe

If you are interested in attending any of these events, in order to write a review or a feature, please contact the press office. Press tickets are very limited, particularly for our more popular events, but we will do our best to accommodate you.

For press releases, transcripts, accreditation, images, BAFTA logos and more visit

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is a world-leading independent arts charity that brings the very best work in film, games and television to public attention and supports the growth of creative talent in the UK and internationally. Through its Awards ceremonies and year-round programme of learning events and initiatives – which includes workshops, masterclasses, scholarships, lectures and mentoring schemes in the UK, USA and Asia – BAFTA identifies and celebrates excellence, discovers, inspires and nurtures new talent, and enables learning and creative collaboration. For advice and inspiration from the best creative minds in working in film, games and television,visit For more, visit

The use of cameras or recording equipment of any kind is strictly prohibited at screenings and events without the prior authorisation of the Academy.   +44 (0) 207 292 5863



BAFTA at 70 – Toby Jones Selects

Friday 15 September 2017 – 19.00
BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, London
Actor Toby Jones joins audiences for a special BAFTA at 70 Q+A. Followed by a screening of his BAFTA-nominated performance as Alfred Hitchcock in The Girl (2012).


BAFTA Scotland Spotlight On: Murdered By My Father

Thursday 14 September - 18.30
Sloans, Glasgow
BAFTA Breakthrough Brit Vinay Patel and actress Kiran Sonia Sawar discuss the making of the BAFTA-nominated honour killing drama. In partnership with Scotland on Demand, supported by GMAC Productions and Creative Scotland.

TV Preview: The Child in Time + Q&A

Monday 18 September 2017 – 18.45
BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, London
A preview of the BBC adaptation of Ian McEwan's award-winning novel, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Kelly Macdonald. Followed by a Q+A with exec producer and actor Cumberbatch.


Children and VR: Emerging Possibilities and Challenges

Tuesday 19 September 2017 – 09.00
BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, London 
An expert panel discusses the impact of Virtual Reality on children and explores where future research on VR’s effects might lead.



TV Preview: Philip K Dick’s Electric Dreams & Q+A

Thursday 21 September 2017 – 18.45
BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, London
A preview of Channel 4’s sci-fi anthology series. Followed by a Q+A with BAFTA-winning writer Jack Thorne, director Tom Harper and actors Tuppence Middleton and Anthony Boyle.

BFI NETWORK x BAFTA Crew Masterclass: Cinematography

Saturday 23 September 2017 – 14.00
HOME Manchester
Cinematographer Erik Wilson (Paddington, Submarine) and gaffer Andy Lowe (The Crown, Riot Club) offer insight into their collaboration in the camera department.


Rocliffe New Writing Showcase: Children’s Media

Saturday 23 September 2017 – 16.30
BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, London
A showcase of emerging UK writing talent for children’s media with industry guests from BAFTA-winning The Amazing World of Gumball: Tobi Wilson (senior writer) and Sarah Fell (executive producer).


TV Preview: Gunpowder + Q&A

Tuesday 26 September 2017 – 18.45
BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, London
A preview of new three-part BBC drama. Followed by a Q+A with director J Blakeson, writer Ronan Bennett and actors Kit Harrington and Liv Tyler.

Masterclass: The Making of National Treasure

Thursday 28 September 2017 – 18.30
BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, London
The team behind the BAFTA-winning mini-series discuss the creative collaborations that brought the show together.


Kids TV Preview – Paw Patrol

Saturday 30 September 2017 – 11.00
BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, London
Preview episodes of Nick Jr’s hit animated series following the adventures of Ryder and his rescue dogs.


© Chris Baylis 2011-2015