BAFTAs 2016: When are they? What time and who's nominated?

Everything you need to know about this year's ceremony. 

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Are you ready in your heart, soul, and mind for the BAFTA victory of Leonardo DiCaprio? Or, if gravity breaks and the Earth plunges into nonsense, could someone actually stand in his way? Just imagine. While we wait, here's all the info needed to enjoy the 69th annual awards.

What day are the BAFTAs?

The BAFTAs will take place at 7pm on Sunday 14 February, held at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, central London. 

How can I watch the BAFTAs?

The show isn't screened live, but an edited version is shown live on BBC One at 9PM that same evening, and will also be available to watch on BBC iPlayer.

Who is hosting the ceremony?

Stephen Fry's back to host, marking his 11th year. 

When is the red carpet show?

A red carpet pre-show will be shown on BAFTA's website from 5-7PM, with a highlights show broadcast on BBC Three at 8.30PM. The ceremony's sponsors EE will also drop their own highlights video on their YouTube channel the following morning, at 9AM Monday 15 February; hosted by Laura Whitmore (Celebrity.... Get Me Out of Here NOW!), interviewing guests by utilising a wearable 4G camera decorated with Swarovski crystals. 

Who's attending?

BAFTA confirmed the following nominees will be attending: Aaron Sorkin, Adam McKay, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Alex Garland, Alicia Vikander, Asif Kapadia, Bel Powley, Benicio Del Toro, Bryan Cranston, Cate Blanchett, Christian Bale, Dakota Johnson, Eddie Redmayne, Idris Elba, John Boyega, Julie Walters, Hou Hsiao-Hsien, Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio, Maggie Smith, Mark Ruffalo, Matt Damon, Michael Fassbender, Rooney Mara, Saoirse Ronan, Steven Spielberg, Taron Egerton, Todd Haynes and Tom Hooper.

Presenters already confirmed: Adewale Akinnuoye Agbaje, Angela Bassett, Domhnall Gleeson, Cuba Gooding Jr, Douglas Booth, Emilia Clarke, Jack O’Connell, Julianne Moore, Matt Smith, Rebel Wilson, Riz Ahmed, Rupert Grint, Sacha Baron Cohen, Stanley Tucci, Will Poulter and Sonoya Mizuno.

It's worth noting these are only those confirmed to date to be attending, so others may also arrive on the night. Tim Angel OBE will be collecting the Outstanding Contribution to Cinema Award; Sir Sidney Poitier is honoured with the BAFTA Fellowship, though he is unable to attend for health reasons. 

Who is nominated?

Best Film
The Revenant
The Big Short
Bridge of Spies

Outstanding British Film
45 Years
The Danish Girl
The Lobster
Ex Machina

Leading Actress
Brie Larson - Room
Cate Blanchett - Carol
Maggie Smith - The Lady in the Van
Saoirse Ronan - Brooklyn
Alicia Vikander - The Danish Girl

Leading Actor
Leonardo DiCaprio - The Revenant
Michael Fassbender - Steve Jobs
Eddie Redmayne - The Danish Girl
Matt Damon - The Martian
Bryan Cranston - Trumbo

Alejandro G. Iñárritu - The Revenant
Adam McKay - The Big Short
Ridley Scott - The Martian
Todd Haynes - Carol
Steven Spielberg - Bridge of Spies

Original Screenplay
The Hateful Eight
Inside Out
Ex Machina
Bridge of Spies

Adapted Screenplay
Steve Jobs
The Big Short 

Supporting Actor
Benicio del Toro - Sicario
Mark Ruffalo - Spotlight
Christian Bale - The Big Short
Idris Elba - Beasts of No Nation
Mark Rylance - Bridge of Spies

Supporting Actress
Rooney Mara - Carol
Kate Winslet - Steve Jobs
Julie Walters - Brooklyn
Jennifer Jason Leigh - The Hateful Eight
Alicia Vikander - Ex Machina