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The Theory of Everything - Winner acceptance speech, Outstanding British Film, EE British Academy Film Awards in 2015

8 February 2015

Winner acceptance speech by Eric Fellner, The Theory of Everything for Outstanding British Film

Winner acceptance speech by Eric Fellner in the Outstanding British Film category (given in honour of Alexander Korda)


David Beckham: And the Bafta goes to The Theory of Everything.  James Marsh, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lisa Bruce and Anthony McCarten.  


Eric Fellner: so we have to be quick.  On behalf of all of us on the stage here we want to thank the Academy, all the members of the Academy for voting for us, because in a year of amazing British films this is a fantastic privilege, so thank you.  We also want to thank everybody involved in every aspect of making this film, from the development, production, financing, marketing, distribution everybody.  It has been an incredible, incredible ride.  But without a great story there is no film and our main thanks and heartfelt thanks goes out to Stephen, Jane, Lucy, Tim, Robert Jonathan and everybody whose lives are depicted in this story and without their incredible life there would be no movie, so thank you to all of them.  We hope you feel we have done you proud.  Thank you.