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BAFTA Award for Best Newcomer

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The BAFTA Award for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer is presented annually at the British Academy Film Awards in London. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organisation that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, children's film and television, and interactive media. The Outstanding Debut award recognises the work of writers, directors and producers whose first films have been released in cinemas during the award's qualification window. It is presented in honour of screenwriter and producer Carl Foreman.From 1998–2000, this category was known as the Carl Foreman Award for Most Promising Newcomer in British Film. From 2001–2008, this category was known as the Carl Foreman Award for Special Achievement by a British Director, Writer or Producer in their first Feature Film. From 2009–present, this category has been known by its current name of Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer.
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    • History 

    • Carl Foreman Award (1998–2008) 

    • Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer (2009–present)