As part of this year’s BAFTA Breakthrough Brits in partnership with Burberry, Jade Raymond, co-creator of the Assassin’s Creed games franchise, spoke to previous honourees from the games industry at Rosewood London on Thursday 7 May.
Applications for this year’s BAFTA Breakthrough Brits are now being accepted. For more information, go to:http://bit.ly/Breakthrough-Brits
Applications are open at http://bit.ly/Breakthrough-Brits until midday on Wednesday 27 May. A panel of film, television and games professionals will select up to 20 Breakthrough Brits for 2015, who will each receive a bespoke programme of career development support, including mentoring, guidance sessions and networking opportunities, as well as non-voting membership of BAFTA for a year. The selected Breakthrough Brits will be revealed at a reception at the Burberry global flagship, 121 Regent Street, later this year.
‘Friends of BAFTA Breakthrough Brits’, supporters of the initiative, include director Paul Greengrass, actors Douglas Booth, Blake Harrison, Miranda Hart, Toby Jones, Simon Pegg, and Sheridan Smith, presenters Edith Bowman and Emma Freud, and games industry entrepreneurs Ian Livingstone CBE and Fiona Sperry.