Guests including Danny Boyle payed tribute to the cinematic visionary Nicolas Roeg.
A Tribute to Nicolas Roeg
Academy Members and key British directors gathered at BAFTA headquarters on 27 March 2009 to pay tribute to the 'Magician with a Movie Camera', Nicolas Roeg.
The current Academy Chairman David Parfitt addresses the audience at the start of the BAFTA Tribute event to Nicolas Roeg on 27 March 2009..
Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle made a passionate tribute to his cinematic hero, Nicolas Roeg.
Director James Marsh talks about the influence scenes in Roeg’s Don’t Look Now had on his own work in Man on Wire, Wisconsin Death Trip and the Red Riding Trilogy.
Stephen Frears, director of High Fidelity, Dirty Pretty Things and The Queen, takes to the stage to pay his personal tribute to Nicolas Roeg.
An audience of Academy Members and leading film industry figures packed out the Princess Anne Theatre to pay tribute to Nicolas Roeg on 27 March 2009.
Duncan Kenworthy, former Academy Chairman and the producer behind Four Weddings, Notting Hill and Love Actually, talked about the great creative inspiration Roeg’s work has already provided for two generations of filmmakers, from Stephen Soderbergh to Guillermo del Toro and Chris Nolan.
BAFTA-winner Kevin Macdonald took to the stage to celebrate Nic’s work and the trademark landscape zooms and pans in Walkabout.
Jenny Agutter, Luc Roeg and Danny Boyle and present the Special Award to Nicolas Roeg.
The man of the moment, legendary film director Nicolas Roeg, takes to the stage at BAFTA Headquarters.
The Special Award
Nicolas Roeg received the Academy's Special Award on the night, presented in recognition of Outstanding Creative Contribution to Cinema.
Nicolas Roeg thanks the Academy on receiving his Special Award for his outstanding contribution to British Cinema.
Danny Boyle and Nicolas Roeg
Danny Boyle poses with his cinematic hero Nicolas Roeg at BAFTA Headquarters after presenting him with the Academy's Special Award.
Nicolas Roeg poses backstage at BAFTA headquarters with event contributers and his friends and family.
Roeg, Christie, Agutter
Nicolas Roeg poses with Julie Christie, left, and Jenny Agutter, right