Meet the nominees for this year’s EE Rising Star Award, the only award at the EE British Academy Film Awards voted for by the public

The Rising Star Award honours a young actor or actress who has demonstrated exceptional talent and ambition and has begun to capture the imagination of the British public. Voting opens to the public at ee.co.uk/BAFTA on Wednesday 6th January at 10.30. The winner will be announced at the EE British Academy Film Awards ceremony on Sunday 14th February 2016.

“I am thoroughly stunned, and honoured to be acknowledged with an EE Rising Star Award nomination. Thank you, I am truly grateful.” – Dakota

The nominees:
JOHN BOYEGA
TARON EGERTON
DAKOTA JOHNSON
BRIE LARSON
BEL POWLEY