BAFTA Film presents The Sessions

BAFTA Film presents The Sessions

Ahead of Sunday’s EE British Academy Film Awards, BAFTA presents a rare opportunity to hear from some of this year’s nominees from the Production Design, Hair and Make-up and Costume Design categories in a series of panel sessions on Saturday 17th February.

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Beauty and the Beast, Ballroom. Production Designer: Sarah Greenwood. Set Decorator: Katie Spencer

The panel series taking place at Princess Anne Theatre, BAFTA, Piccadilly, London includes world leading film practitioners from the Production Design category and an opportunity to also ask questions. Panellists will include Paul Austerberry (The Shape Of Water), Katie Spencer, Sarah Greenwood (Beauty And The Beast, Darkest Hour) and Nathan Crowley (Dunkirk).

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Gary Oldman stars as Winston Churchill and Ben Mendelsohn as King George VI in director Joe Wright’s Darkest Hour, a Focus Features release. Production Designer: Sarah Greenwood Set Decorator: Katie Spencer. Photo: Jack English / Focus Features

The Costume Design panellists include include Jennifer Johnson (I, Tonya) and Luis Sequeira (The Shape of Water).

The Shape of Water. Production Designer: Paul Austerberry. Set Decorators: Jeff Melvin and Shane Vieau

The Hair and Make-Up panellists are Arjen Tuiten (Wonder), Donald Mowat (Blade Runner 2049), Kerry Warn (Blade Runner 2049), Lucy Sibbick (Darkest Hour), David Malinowski (Darkest Hour), Ivana Primorac (Darkest Hour), Kazuhiro Tsuji (Darkest Hour), Jennifer Johnson (I, Tonya) and Luis Sequeira (The Shape of Water).

Booking is now open for the public as well as BAFTA members. Find our more and book your tickets at BAFTA Film – The Sessions.

Read F&F’s rundown of the 2018 BAFTA and Oscar nominees for production design and film set decoration here.

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