The BAFTA’s are just around the corner with the stars ready to line the red carpet for the UK’s most prestigious film event and it’s that time again to cast your vote for the EE Rising Star Award.
The EE Rising Star Award is the only award at the EE British Academy Film Awards to be voted for by the public. Voting is now open to the public at ee.co.uk/BAFTA. The winner will be announced at the EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday 14th February 2016.
The Nominees for 2016 are as follows:
Here is what they all had to say about their nomination, we’ve kept it nice and short to exclude special thanks to parents, god, animals, hairdressers, landlords, local councils, neighbors pet parrot etc etc..
John Boyega, commenting on his nomination, said: “Thank you to BAFTA and the jury. I’m honoured to be considered for the EE Rising Star Award in this company. What a great way to start the new year.”
Taron Egerton, commenting on his nomination, said: “I am delighted to be nominated for the EE Rising Star Award. It is such an honour to be recognised in this way and I am proud and excited to be following in the footsteps of some incredibly talented previous nominees.”
Dakota Johnson, commenting on her nomination, said: “I am thoroughly stunned, and honoured to be acknowledged with an EE Rising Star Award nomination. Thank you, I am truly grateful.”
Brie Larson, commenting on her nomination, said: “Thank you BAFTA, for the EE Rising Star Award nomination in support of Room. I’m very honoured to be in the company of esteemed peers, past and present.”
Bel Powley, commenting on her nomination, said: “I’ve watched and respected the BAFTAs and the EE Rising Star Award since I was very young, so I can’t quite believe this is happening! I am incredibly thankful to the jury and to BAFTA for recognising my work. I really love what I do.”
Our money is on John, but you can cast your vote HERE to vote for who you would like to win the award!