THE 2012 GAME BRITISH ACADEMY VIDEO GAMES AWARDS

The GAME British Academy Video Games Awards will take place on Friday 16 March 2012 and will be at the London Hilton on Park Lane, 22 Park Lane.  Hosted by Comedian and avid gamer Dara O Briain for the fourth year running, the awards will be streamed live at http://go.ign.com/baftamicrosite, as well as at www.bafta.org

MEDIA ACCREDITATION

Working media wishing to cover the 2012 GAME British Academy Video Games Awards must apply for accreditation in advance.  Please ensure your application has been submitted by 17:00 on Wednesday 14 March.

MEDIA WHO APPLY AFTER THIS TIME WILL NOT BE ACCREDITED.

Media accreditation contacts:

TV, Video Online & Radio Media Mark Pitchford / +44 (0) 20 3003 6543 / mark.pitchford@freud.com

Print, Photography Media: Aimee Hall / +44 (0) 20 3003 6418 / aimee.hall@freud.com

MEDIA ACCESS

There are two separate media areas and all accredited media will be notified in advance of the event which areas they are accredited for.

RED CARPET ARRIVALS

MEDIA CENTRE (including):

·         WINNERS MEDIA INTERVIEW LINE UP

·         WINNERS PHOTOGRAPHY (SEPARATE AREA)

KEY EVENT TIMINGS

15:45                Media accreditation opens for red carpet media

17:00                Media accreditation office closes for red carpet media

17:15                Red carpet media lock down

17:45                D oors open to guests

Red carpet arrivals commence

18:45                Red carpet arrivals finish

19:00                Dinner Commences

21:00                CEREMONY COMMENCES

TBC                  CEREMONY FINISHES

For general BAFTA PR enquiries please contact:

Kristoff Clark / Mark Pitchford                         

freud communications                                     

Tel: 020 3003 6472 / 6543                                             

Email: kristoff.clark@freud.com / mark.pitchford@freud.com              

For information on buying tickets or about the Awards, visit BAFTA’s website at www.bafta.org/games/awards or contact Kelly Smith on kellys@bafta.org

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