Breakthrough Brits, BAFTA’s new initiative to support and celebrate up-and-coming British talent. A cross-industry jury of leading figures from the film, television and games industries met at the central London headquarters of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) yesterday to consider the nominations for BAFTA’s inaugural ‘ Breakthrough Brits ’.
Eddie Redmayne, Shane Meadows and Felicity Jones amongst the jurors for BAFTA’s new talent showcase, presented in partnership with Burberry.
After several hours of discussion, the jury agreed a list of talented newcomers, the names of whom will be revealed on Wednesday 25 September.
Photos of the jury meeting...
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Meet the Breatkthrough Brits themselves and hear from members of the selection jury including Eddie Redmayne, Shane Meadows and Rageh Omaar.