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BBC: BAFTA Launches new stars' award

By Indiewire | Indiewire October 21, 2005 at 6:28AM

The 2006 BAFTA Film Awards will feature a new prize given to the year's "most promising young star." The 'Orange Rising Star Award,' said a Bafta spokesman, would "honour a young actor or actress who has demonstrated exceptional talent and ambition." A panel including Ewan McGregor, Cate Blanchett and Sir Alan Parker will select a shortlist of five nominees, to be revealed on 9 January next year.
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The 2006 BAFTA Film Awards will feature a new prize given to the year's "most promising young star." The 'Orange Rising Star Award,' said a Bafta spokesman, would "honour a young actor or actress who has demonstrated exceptional talent and ambition." A panel including Ewan McGregor, Cate Blanchett and Sir Alan Parker will select a shortlist of five nominees, to be revealed on 9 January next year.






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