'La La Land' wins best film Bafta

The ceremony is being presented by long-running host Stephen Fry at London's Royal Albert Hall. You can watch the live streaming of the BAFTA 2017 Awards right here. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton will be top guests attending BAFTA Awards 2017.

This year's British Academy Film and Television Awards take place on Sunday, February 12.

Best Leading Actress nominees are: Amy Adams ("Arrival"), Emily Blunt ("The Girl On The Train"), Emma Stone ("La La Land"), Meryl Streep ("Florence Foster Jenkins") and Natlie Portman ("Jackie"). Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone are hot favourites to take home best actor and actress trophies home.

Best-picture contenders are "Arrival", "I, Daniel Blake", "La La Land", the wrenching New England drama "Manchester By The Sea" and the Miami-set coming-of-age story "Moonlight".

Sure, the annual BAFTA Film Awards honors the best in British films, but it also singles out the greatest global titles of the year, which means those in the USA will be in interested in finding out who wins. The BBC iPlayer will live stream the show if you're within the confines of the U.K. The award show doesn't have a broadcast partner, but highlights will be provided online.

Elsewhere, Casey Affleck picked up the gong for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his part in Manchester By The Sea and Viola Davis' emotional performances in Fences opposite Denzel Washington secured her the Best Actress in a Supporting Role award.

JK Rowling, the writer, has a chance of winning her first competitive Bafta for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, after she wrote the script, while Andrew Garfield and Aaron Taylor-Johnson have also been nominated. The interested ones can also follow BAFTA's Snapchat, Facebook and Twitter pages to get live updates, latest photos and videos of the celebrities and award winners.