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Letitia Wright - winner of the 2019 EE Rising Star Award

Congratulations to Letitia Wright, who was voted EE Rising Star Award winner for 2019!

The Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War star fought off stiff competition from fellow nominees Jessie Buckley, Cynthia Erivo, Barry Keoghan and Lakeith Stanfield to win the public vote.

What is the EE Rising Star Award?

The EE Rising Star Award is the only award at the British Academy Film Awards chosen by the public.

Now in its fifteenth year, the award honours an emerging actor or actress who has demonstrated exceptional talent and ambition and has begun to capture the imagination of the British public.

5G-powered AI stylist Shudu wows the red carpet

The power of EE’s new 5G network was showcased on the red carpet at 2019's EE BAFTAs, with digital supermodel Shudu transformed into the world’s first AI stylist using state of the art holographic technology.

Watch our red carpet highlights video.

EE Rising Star Award jury

For the 2020 EE Rising Star Award, BAFTA-winning actress Vanessa Kirby, Game of Thrones actress Gemma Whelan and film broadcaster Edith Bowman joined the jury panel to help decide on the shortlist for this prestigious award.

Each year, a jury of film industry experts select five nominees who they feel have demonstrated exceptional talent and have begun to capture the imagination of the British public.

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