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The Britannia Awards: Kathryn Bigelow and Sir Ben Kingsley

30 July 2013
Honourees Kathryn Bigelow, Ben Kingsey and George Clooney on the Britannia Awards stageBAFTA LA/ Kevin Winter

BAFTA Los Angeles honored Kathryn Bigelow and Sir Ben Kingsley with Britannia Awards in 2013.

2013 Britannia Awards CeremonyBAFTA LA/ Kevin WinterThe 2013 BAFTA Los Angeles Jaguar Britannia Awards presented by BBC America were held Saturday, November 9 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. During the ceremony, presentations were made to both director Kathryn Bigelow and veteran actor Sir Ben Kingsley.

The Britannia Awards are BAFTA Los Angeles’ highest accolade, a celebration of achievements honoring individuals and companies that have dedicated their careers to advancing the entertainment arts.

2013 Britannia Awards CeremonyBAFTA LA/ Kevin WinterAcademy® and BAFTA Award-winning actor Sir Ben Kingsley received the Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Entertainment

Academy® and BAFTA Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow was presented with the John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing.

honoring individuals and companies that have dedicated their careers to advancing the entertainment arts.

2013 Britannia Awards CeremonyBAFTA LA/ Kevin Winter“BAFTA Los Angeles is thrilled to be honoring Sir Ben Kingsley and Kathryn Bigelow at this year’s Britannia Awards” says BAFTA Los Angeles Chairman Gary Dartnall. “Sir Ben is a true icon of our industry, with a proven ability to captivate filmgoers around the world with his daring and powerful performances, and Kathryn is a tremendously talented and versatile director whose work consistently challenges and entertains, no matter the genre or subject matter. As previous Academy Award and BAFTA winning artists, BAFTA Los Angeles is proud that Kathryn and Sir Ben will join us for what is certain to be a memorable evening.”


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