Young BAFTA Showcase

Saturday 25 November 2023 - 11:00am
BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9EU
BAFTA 195 Piccadilly

Join us at BAFTA HQ for a day of presentations and drop-in activity to encourage and develop young people’s creativity. Presentations are hosted by BAFTA Young Presenter winners and include conversations with BAFTA nominated voice over artist, Lizzie Waterworth and animation director, Simone Giampaolo (Only A Child).

This event is closed for new bookings.

There’s a range of activities across Young BAFTA initiatives: Young Creators, Young Game Designers and Young Presenters at this fun day out for families with exclusive partner content and a focus on 7-14 year olds. Doors open 11am and all activities end by 4pm.

Official Supporters to the Young BAFTA Showcase are Cartoon Network, Moonbug Entertainment and Nickelodeon.

Activity in the Princess Anne Theatre includes 4 x presentations hosted by BAFTA Young Presenters:

11.30am: In conversation with voiceover artist Lizzie Waterworth regarding performance skills and how they can be used for everyday confidence.

12.30pm: In conversation with animation director Simone Giampaolo and how film can be used as content for change.

2pm: In conversation with BAFTA Young Presenters including BAFTA nominated Braydon Bent and Jeriah Kibusi from Sky News’ FYI.

3pm: In conversation with BAFTA Young Game Designers. Hear from winners, alumni and what the judges are looking for.

Activity in the Run Run Shaw Theatre (third floor) includes screening of partner content plus 4 x half hour sessions (approx. 12pm, 1.15pm, 2.30pm, 3.15pm) with a peek into the world of Nickelodeon trailers. See how an idea on paper comes to life on screen, discuss the creative choices you’ll need to make in the process, and learn what it takes to make a 30 minute show into a 30 second trailer.

Activity in the Creative & Future Galleries (second floor) includes the Young Presenter zone and working with an autocue; timed workshop sessions with voiceover artist Lizzie Waterworth (approx 12:30pm, 2pm, 3pm); photo ops with large BAFTA award.

Activity in the Ray Dolby Room (first floor) includes: Young Game Designers concept design workshop with industry guests from Tt Games; 10 stations with games from our partners and 2022/23 YGD winners; character design and competition with Moonbug Entertainment creatives and prizes supplied by our Young BAFTA Showcase partners; regular timed craft-making sessions to create your own Plom character from Pop Paper City and meet Plom in person; activity sheets from Cartoon Network’s The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe; photobooth.


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Public Adult (Day Pass) £5.00
Public Concession (Day Pass) £3.00
This event is closed for new bookings.