The 2013 British Academy Games Awards

PROGRAMME INFORMATION

Tune into the 2013 British Academy Games Awards: The Winners on Monday 11 March at 10pm on Challenge where a host of celebrities and industry professionals celebrate a landmark year in the British gaming industry.

The British Academy Games Awards will take place on Tuesday 5 March at the London Hilton, Park Lane, and will be hosted for the fifth consecutive year by comedian and gamer, Dara O Briain. The ceremony will be streamed live on Twitch, supported by Alienware performance PC gaming laptop and desktop computers ( www.twitch.tv/bafta) and supported by our Official Partner GAME.

The nominations for this year’s Awards span 53 different games, showcasing some of the most popular and ground-breaking games of the last 12 months. 

For the first time ever, the Awards will also include the new category of ‘British Game’, honouring the phenomenal level of home-grown creativity from UK development teams.

Challenge is on Sky channel 125, Freeview channel 46 and Virgin Media channel 139.

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For further information, please contact:

Kristoff Clark at freud communications

T 020 3003 6472

E kristoff.clark@freud.com

About BAFTA

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public. In addition to its Awards ceremonies, BAFTA has a year-round Learning & Events programme that offers unique access to some of the world’s most inspiring talent through workshops, masterclasses, lectures and mentoring schemes, connecting with audiences of all ages and backgrounds across the UK, Los Angeles and New York. BAFTA relies on income from membership subscriptions, individual donations, trusts, foundations and corporate partnerships to support its ongoing outreach work. For further information, visit www.bafta.org.

 


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