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Letitia Wright wins the 2019 EE Rising Star Award

Congratulations to Letitia Wright, 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 fourteenth 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 this year’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 nominees Jessie Buckley, Cynthia Erivo and Letitia Wright feature in an all-female episode of Edith Bowman's Soundtracking podcast ahead of the EE BAFTAs.

In this unique podcast, the nominees discuss the music that inspired them and how they use music in their films.

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