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Jim Carrey, Emilia Clarke, and More Win 2018 British Academy Britannia Awards

Jim Carrey, Emilia Clarke, and More Win 2018 British Academy Britannia Awards

The British Academy Britannia Awards presented by Jaguar Land Rover and American Airlines was held at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills on October 26, 2018.

Jim Carrey received the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy Presented by Jaguar Land Rover, Emilia Clarke received the Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year, Steve McQueen received the John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing, Cate Blanchett received the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film Presented by Cunard, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige received the Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Entertainment, and Damian Lewis received the Britannia Award for Excellence in Television.

Additional attendees included Viola Davis (Presenter for Steve McQueen), Kathleen KENNEDY (Presenter for Cate Blanchett), Jon Favreau (Presenter for Kevin Feige), Matthew MacFadyen (Presenter for Damian Lewis), Peter Farrelly (Presenter for Jim Carrey), David Benioff and D.B. Weiss (Presenters for Emilia Clarke), Daniel Kaluuya, Ryan Coogler, Elizabeth Debicki, Michelle Rodriguez, Piers Morgan, Jared and Allegra Harris, Nigel Lythgoe, Rupert Everett, Joan Collins, Iain Canning, Sarah Miles, Victoria Smurfit, Hilary Roberts, Danielle Bux, Madeline Zima, Eliza Bennett, Elliot Knight, Louise Lombard, Mark Smith, Isabella Blake-Thomas, among others.

The British Academy Britannia Awards is BAFTA's biggest event outside of the U.K. This year's ceremony was hosted by British actor and comedian Jack Whitehall. BritBox, the subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) streaming service from BBC Studios and ITV, live streamed the event to U.S. and Canada audiences.

The Britannia Awards are BAFTA Los Angeles' highest accolades, recognizing both outstanding British talent, and exceptional international talent by virtue of their strong connection to British entertainment through their body of work. Known to be an enjoyable evening that captures a unique blend of sincerity and British irreverence, the evening also serves to celebrate the long-standing collaboration between the British and American industries. Proceeds from the event support BAFTA's Access for All campaign, a range of impactful educational initiatives created to provide a foot-in-the-door and a pathway to success for talented individuals, uninhibited by background, demographics or personal circumstance.

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is a world-leading independent arts charity that brings the very best work in film, games and television to public attention and supports the growth of creative talent in the U.K. and internationally. Through its Awards ceremonies and year-round program of learning events and initiatives - which includes workshops, masterclasses, scholarships, lectures and mentoring schemes in the U.K., U.S. and Asia - BAFTA identifies and celebrates excellence, discovers, inspires and nurtures new talent, and enables learning and creative collaboration. For advice and inspiration from the best creative minds in working in film, games and television, visit www.bafta.org/guru. For more, visit www.bafta.org.

Founded in 1987, BAFTA Los Angeles serves as a bridge between the Hollywood and British production and entertainment business communities. Its commitment to professional and community education is at the heart of all activity, including an award-winning community outreach program, screenings, seminars, Q&As, scholarships for British students studying in the U.S., a Newcomers Program for emerging British talents working in the U.S., and a Heritage Archive project that preserves in-depth interviews with the industry's leading talents for future generations. BAFTA Los Angeles celebrates and promotes excellence through its annual Britannia Awards, Awards Season Film and Television Tea Parties and the Student Film Awards.

BAFTA Los Angeles is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Corporation and relies on income from membership subscriptions, individual donations, trusts, foundations and CORPORATE partnerships to support its ongoing work. www.bafta.org/losangeles

Jaguar Land Rover is the UK's largest automotive manufacturer, built around two iconic British car brands: Land Rover, the world 's leading manufacturer of premium all-wheel-drive vehicles; and Jaguar, one of the world 's premier luxury sports saloon and sports car marques. We employ more than 44,000 people globally and support around 260,000 more through our retailer network, suppliers and local businesses. Manufacturing is centered in the UK, with additional plants in China, Brazil, Austria and Slovakia.

At Jaguar Land Rover, we are driven by a desire to deliver class-leading vehicles, which will provide experiences our customers will love, for life. Our products are in demand around the globe. In 2017 Jaguar Land Rover sold 621,109 vehicles in 130 countries, with more than 80 per cent of our vehicles being sold abroad. Our innovation is continuous: we will spend in the region of £4.5 billion this year on new product creation and capital expenditure. From 2020 all new Jaguar Land Rover vehicles will be electrified, giving our customers even more choice. We will introduce a portfolio of electrified products across our model range, embracing fully electric, plug-in hybrid and mild hybrid vehicles as well as continuing to offer ultra-clean petrol and diesel engines.

BritBox is a digital video subscription service offering the largest collection of British TV in the U.S. and Canada. Created by two British content powerhouses-BBC Studios, the subsidiary arm of the BBC, and ITV, the UK's biggest commercial broadcaster-the service features iconic favorites, exclusive premieres, and current series and soaps-most available within 24 hours after their UK premier. BritBox also offers expert curation and playlists that enable fans to easily find programs they know and discover new favorite via web, mobile, tablet and connected TV's. AMC Networks is a minority investor in the service.


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