BAFTA. What is BAFTA stand for? BAFTA is The British Academy of Film and Television Awards. Who didn’t know what BAFTA is? BAFTA is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public. Emma Stone winning her first BAFTA in this year. Emma Stone picked up the award for Best Actress. She thanked to her co-star Ryan Gosling who “elevates everything he touches”. Congratulations lady!