Bafta Los Angeles

Shakespeare 450th Celebrations : VIDEO

17 April 14

This year marks the 450th Anniversary of the birth of British playwright William Shakespeare, and in celebration BAFTA Los Angeles has been speaking with leading industry colleagues on the many screen adaptations throughout the years.

To mark the April 23rd Anniversary of his Birth, we are pleased to present our short reel celebrating Shakespeare on Screen!

BAFTA Los Angeles has spoken with colleagues from around the world, including Tom Hanks, Michael Fassbender, Steve Coogan, Cate Blanchett and others.

Stars on Shakespeare from BAFTA LA on Vimeo.

On June 21, BAFTA Los Angeles will co-host an event with the American Cinematheque in Hollywood, presenting screen adaptations of Shakespearian classics at the Egyptian Theater. Stay tuned for details.