Daniel Craig, Quentin Tarantino, Trey Parker and Matt Stone Among Honorees at BAFTA LA Britannia Awards
Daniel Craig, Quentin Tarantino, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and Will Wright will be honored at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles Britannia Awards on Wednesday, November 7.
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The annual event, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, will be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, and for the first time ever, will broadcast on BBC America, airing in primetime November 11, 2012, at 8 p.m. ET as a two-hour special, preceded by the Britannia Awards Pre-show Special at 7:30 p.m. ET.
Craig, who will reprise his role as James Bond in the upcoming Skyfall, will receive the Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year. Tarantino, whose latest film, the spaghetti Western Django Unchained opens in theaters on Dec. 25, will receive the John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing.
Parker and Stone, Emmy Award-winning co-creators of South Park and Tony Award-winning co-creators of The Book of Mormon, will receive the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy.
Video game designer Wright will receive the Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Entertainment. Additional honorees will be announced in the coming weeks.
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.