January 8th 2016 – The nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2016 were announced this morning by Stephen Fry and Guru Mbatha-Raw at a special press conference held at BAFTA and live streamed on www.bafta.org. The Awards ceremony will take place this year on Valentine’s Day, Sunday 14th February 2016, at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Champage Taittinger and Villa Maria are delighted to continue their ongoing love affair with the BAFTA Film Awards as official Champagne and wine sponsors for this glittering annual event.
Champagne Taittinger - the Official Champagne to the British Academy of Film and Television Arts for the 14th year running – will add extra sparkle to the ceremony with their special BAFTA labelled Magnums and bottles of Champagne Taittinger Brut Réserve NV.
BAFTA’s Official Wine Partner, Villa Maria, will be joining Champagne Taittinger in raising a Valentine’s toast in 2016. Guests of the special awards dinner and after show party at Grosvenor House will be able to enjoy two wines from New Zealand’s leading winery: Villa Maria Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc 2015 and Villa Maria Private Bin Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 2013.
The nominees announced this morning include those listed below. To see the full list of nominations, please visit www.bafta.org/film. To vote for the EE Rising Star Award in 2016 visit: http://ee.co.uk/ee-and-me/why-ee/tickets-events/ee-baftas.