BAFTA to Live Stream Game Awards Amid Coronavirus Fears, TV Awards Going Ahead
The British Academy is to stay stream its sport awards, and has tentative plans to go forward with craft and TV awards in April and Could, respectively.
The Academy revealed Thursday that issues across the unfold of coronavirus have prompted it to alter the format of the awards, set to happen on April 2, “from a purple carpet ceremony on the Queen Elizabeth Corridor in London to a web-based stay stream, which is able to broadcast globally on the identical day as scheduled (Thursday 2 April).”
“The well being and wellbeing of our visitors and our workers stay our high precedence, so there might be no stay viewers and we at the moment are within the means of informing all our nominees, visitors, companions and suppliers of the change,” reads a press release.
“The brand new format will embody the announcement of the Video games Awards winners and we sit up for sharing extra updates within the coming weeks.”
The Academy maintains that this yr’s British Academy Tv Craft Awards and Virgin Media British Academy Tv Awards are scheduled to go forward on April 24 and Could 17, respectively.
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“We’re monitoring the scenario day by day and choices relating to these and different occasions in our year-round program might be made on a case-by-case foundation and primarily based on the most recent official suggestions from the World Well being Organisation, NHS and GOV UK/Public Well being England,” reads the assertion.
Extra to come back.