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After Oscars, BAFTA shifts 2020 award ceremony date

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Four months after the announced a new date for in 2020, and Television Arts (BAFTA) has also moved its film awards for the year.

The Academy is bringing the date of forward by two weeks to February 9.

According to a statement released on Tuesday, will now take place on February 2, reports

The move ensures that are still ahead of the -- where it has been since the British Academy made the swift in 2001 -- but it means that the biggest film awards outside the US is now just one week earlier than the Oscars, rather than the usual two.

The move also means the ceremony won't clash with the Berlinale. are still set to take place on February 10.



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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 17:04 IST