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BAFTAs Choose 18 ‘Breakthrough Brits’ for 2015

BAFTAs Choose 18 'Breakthrough Brits' for 2015

Natalie Dormer (“Game of Thrones,” “The Hunger Games”), James Norton (“Happy Valley,” “Mr. Turner”) and game designer Rhianna Pratchett (“Tomb Raider,” “Heavenly Sword”) were among the BAFTA jurors who this week selected this year’s 18 “Breakthrough Brit” winners. 

These rising UK talents will get one-to-one mentoring, guidance sessions and networking opportunities — with tools to develop their skills and jumpstart their careers, “wherever they are in the world,” as well as free access to BAFTA events for 12 months. 

This year’s 18 BAFTA ‘Breakthrough Brits’ are:

Alex Lawther, Actor

Anna Valdez Hanks, Cinematographer

Aysha Kala, Actress

Catherine Woolley, Senior Games Designer

Charlie Covell, Writer/ Actress

Chris Davis, Games Developer

Daisy-May Hudson, Producer/ Director

Ed Perkins, Director

Jenny Saunders, Producer

Jessica Saunders, Games Sound Designer

Laura Wade, Writer

Lauren Dark, Producer

Letitia Wright, Actress

Luke Whittaker, Games Creative Director

Martin McCann, Actor

Regina Moriarty, Writer

Stephen Fingleton, Writer/ Director

Tess Morris, Writer 

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