The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Rising Star Award

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced the nominees for the 2014 EE Rising Star Award. Actors and actresses who have “demonstrated exceptional talent” and are “destined to be bright stars in the future of cinema” are nominated each year since 2006. Previous honorees have included James McAvoy, Eva Green, Shia LaBeouf, Noel Clarke, Kristen Stewart, Tom Hardy, Adam Deacon and Juno Temple.

According to their website, “The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) supports, promotes and develops the art forms of the moving image – film, television and video games – by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public. The winner were announced at the EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday February 16th, 2014.


This year’s BAFTA EE Rising Star nominees:

Dane DeHaan, Kill Your Darlings

George MacKay, How I Live Now

Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave

Will Poulter, Were The Millers

Léa Seydoux, Blue Is The Warmest Color


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