Stars from both sides attend a BAFTA headquarters jury meeting to choose the EE Rising Star Award shortlist before the 2023 EE BAFTA Film Awards. Hayley Atwell, who is starring in Captain America: The First Avenger), and Joe Cole, a BAFTA-nominated actor (Gangs of London & Peaky Blinders), joined Jason Flemyng (BoilingPoint and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), along with a host of industry experts to choose the EE Rising Star Award nominees for the 2023 EE BAFTA Film Awards. It is now in its 18th year and the only EE BAFTA Film Awards Category to be voted by the British public. Celebrating new and up-and-coming talent within the film industry, past recipients of the EE Rising Star Award have gone on to achieve some of cinema’s highest accolades and become household names. The prestigious list of previous winners includes James McAvoy, Eva Green, Juno Temple, Tom Hardy, Kristen Stewart, Jack O’Connell, Will Poulter, John Boyega, Tom Holland, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Micheal Ward, Bukky Bakray and last year’s winner Lashana Lynch.
The EE Rising Star Award shortlist is announced in January 2023. At that point, public voting will open at ee.co.uk/BAFTA.