2021 Partners and Sponsors


Sky Studios develop, produce and fund original drama, comedy and documentary for Sky’s 24m customers and beyond. Building on the success of critically-acclaimed Sky Originals including Emmy-winning Chernobyl, Bafta-winning Patrick Melrose and international hits Das Boot, Riviera and Britannia, Sky Studios is the new creative home of Sky Originals, such as The Third Day with Jude Law, I Hate Suzie, co-created by Lucy Prebble and Billie Piper and BAFTA-nominated hit comedy, Brassic.


Sky Studios seek out the best untold stories from new voices while working in creative partnership with today’s best writers, producers and on-screen talent to bring viewers stories they wouldn’t find anywhere else.


heat & Heatworld

heat is the brand that sets the agenda of popular culture and fuels conversation around the rich and famous. The heat universe has the magazine as the mothership with a digital radio station, online and social media platforms. heat gets the real story behind celeb news with unrivalled access to some of the biggest TV and pop icons, but always with the famous heat sense of humour.



NextUp is a worldwide subscription video-on-demand platform specialising in stand-up specials. As well as familiar household names, there are also acclaimed rising stars and circuit legends to discover. 

NextUp members have access to recording tickets and exclusive discounts whilst comedians are supported through a 50/50 revenue share model. 

NextUp seeks to bring a diverse range of comedians, with comedy to suit all tastes, to a wider audience by providing platforms for them to showcase their work to comedy fans without the restrictions of show dates, locations, ticket availability or cost. 

Since COVID-19, NextUp set-up a Just Giving campaign which has raised £120,000 for comedians and has been live streaming its virtual venue – ‘NextUp Now’ – five nights a week.




Mick Perrin Worldwide

Mick Perrin Worldwide Ltd have promoted tours across both the UK and Internationally for over 20 years. Our artistes include home grown talent such as Eddie Izzard, Sara Pascoe, Simon Amstell, Sarah Kendall, Dylan Moran, Ross Noble, No Such Thing As A Fish, Paul Merton, Julian Clary …. and many more besides.

International artistes we have discovered and introduced to the UK include Trevor Noah, Bo Burnham, Loyiso Gola, Anuvab Pal, Francesco De Carlo, Brodi Snook



TIME’S UP is an organisation that insists on safe, fair and dignified work for everyone. TIME’S UP UK exists so no one has to say #MeToo again. In response to the growing TIME’S UP movement in the US, a group of UK-based women: actors, activists, producers, writers and others from the film, TV and theatre industries catalysed a sister initiative in the UK. For maximum impact it is set up under the TIME’S UP brand and aims to amplify and reinforce the message already promoted in the US.


BAFTA Media Technology

BAFTA Media Technology (BMT) is BAFTA’s in-house tech development and solutions provider – servicing BAFTA’s awards, applications and events programmes. BMT’s Nucleus platform provides end-to-end management of BAFTA’s nine annual awards programmes, and has been successfully licensed by third party awards organisers including the Royal Television Society, Edinburgh TV Festival and Broadcast Magazine.


Tatty Devine


All Tatty Devine jewellery is designed in London and handmade in-house by a small, skilled team of female makers with a passion for art, jewellery and equality in Kent, UK


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