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The 2018 Britannia Honorees

17 October 2018

The British Academy Britannia Awards is BAFTA's biggest event in the US, celebrating the long-standing collaboration between the British and American industries and honoring individuals and companies from the US, UK and beyond who have dedicated their careers to advancing our industry. 

The ceremony was hosted by British actor and comedian Jack Whitehall for the third time.

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This year's event was  hosted on Friday, October 26, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel  presented by American Airlines and Jaguar Land Rover.

The Awards were streamed live across the U.S. and Canada on BritBox, launching our new partnership with the on demand service. To watch the full awards on BritBox: click here.


Jim Carrey

Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy presented by Jaguar Land Rover  

Jim Carrey

The Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award recognizes talent whose popularity and cultural impact exemplifies the uniquely transcendent quality of excellent comedy.

Previous recipients: Aziz Ansari, Ricky Gervais, Amy Schumer, Julia Louis-Dreyfuss, Sacha Baron Cohen, Trey Parker & Matt Stone, Ben Stiller, Betty White.

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This award is sponsored by Jaguar Land Rover.
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Emilia Clarke

Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year

Emlila Clarke

The Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year pays tribute to a talented actor whose outstanding, iconic performances have demonstrated the high quality of their craftsmanship. Whether a rising star, or an established name, the British Artist of the Year honors the best of British Film, TV and/or Games acting talent. 

Previous recipients: Claire Foy, Felicity Jones, James Corden, Emma Watson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Craig, Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Sheen, Emily Blunt, Tilda Swinton, Kate Winslet, Rachel Weisz.

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Damian Lewis

Britannia Award for Excellence in Television

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The Britannia Award for Excellence in Television recognizes inspiring individuals whose extraordinary talent and global appeal have been instrumental in the elevation of the medium of television.

Our 2017 recipient was Dick Van Dyke.

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Kevin Feige

Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Entertainment

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Recipients of the Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Entertainment are that rare breed of iconic and trail-blazing individuals whose talented, innovative approach and true global appeal has had a profound, lasting impact on the worldwide entertainment industry. Their masterful accomplishments continue to dazzle, entertain, and inspire audiences around the world. 

By creating a global phenomenon with James Bond, the longest-running film series in cinema history, Albert R. Broccoli’s legacy exemplifies what the Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution stands for.

Previous recipients: Sir Ben Kingsley, Harrison Ford, Ridley Scott and Tony Scott, Kirk Douglas, Dame Judi Dench, Harrison Ford, Samuel L. Jackson, Kenneth Branagh.

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Cate Blanchett

Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film presented by Cunard

Cate Blanchett

The Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film is presented to legendary individuals whose work is stamped with the indelible mark of authorship and ingenuity. Recipients of the honor have made a unique, enduring impact on the art forms of the moving image.

Previous recipients: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Meryl Streep, Robert Downey Jr., George Clooney, Daniel Day Lewis, Warren Beatty, Jeff Bridge, Robert De Niro, Sean Penn, Denzel Washington, Clint Eastwood, Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks, Hugh Grant, George Lucas, Steven Spielberg.

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Steve McQueen 

John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing

The John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing is presented to deeply respected, distinctive and innovative directors, whose contribution as both technicians and artists represents the zenith of the Film TV or Games directing profession.  

The award is named in honor of John Schlesinger, the acclaimed British director who made an unprecedented contribution to one of the great periods in American cinema, and whose work on both sides of the Atlantic made him one of the most versatile prominent British film directors working across many sectors of film, TV and stage. 

Previous recipients: Peter Weir, Jim Sheridan, Mike Newell, Anthony Minghella, Martin Campbell, Stephen Frears, Danny Boyle, Christopher Nolan, David Yates, Quentin Tarantino, Kathryn Bigelow, Mike Leigh, Sam Mendes, Ang Lee, Ava DuVernay.

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