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National Film Awards UK

National Film Awards UK
Awarded for The best in film
Country United Kingdom
First awarded 2015
Website [www.nationalfilmawards.co.uk]

The National Film Awards UK are presented in an annual award show hosted by the National Film Academy (NFA). As of 2015, it has taken place in Central London at the Porchester Hall . The 2nd National Film Awards UK[1] was held on 31 March 2016.

History

National Film Academy (NFA) was founded in 1999 and went on to launch The National Film Awards in 2015 as an annual awards ceremony celebrating the achievements of established and independent film makers, actors, actresses, casting directors, production companies and crew who make up the motion picture industry. The National Film Awards is scheduled to produce four award ceremonies annually in the United Kingdom, United States, South America, Africa and Australia. All nominations and voting for the NFA are submitted and voted for by movie fans. National Film Academy has as its core mission to support, develop, promote and celebrate the achievements of the motion picture industry worldwide. The Academy has over 275,000 members worldwide and runs a year-round programme of premieres, festivals, seminars, conferences, educational events including film screenings and tribute evenings.

Annual ceremony

The ceremony takes place annually in March.[2] The awards are mostly open to all nationalities but all nominees or films must be based in the country of origin except the Best Foreign Film category.

Sponsorship

2016, the mobile network O2 (UK) sponsored the awards [3]

Awards categories & winners (competitive)

National Film Academy Winners List: 2016

National Film Academy Winners List: 2015

In memoriam section

During the ceremony, National Film Awards UK pauses to pay tribute to those in the industry who died over the previous twelve months, with a montage of images accompanied by music. In 2016 the legendary late actor Alan Rickman was honored.

National Film Academy Honorary Awards

In 2015 Dame Judi Dench was voted by academy members to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award whilst the 2016 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award was Dame Helen Mirren [4] David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst were awarded the 2017 lifetime achievement award.[5]

Ceremonies

Event Date
1st [6] 30 March 2015
2nd [7] 31 March 2016
3rd [8][9] 29 March 2017

See also

References

  1. ^ "Tom Hiddleston Wins Best Actor at U.K.'s National Film Awards". The Hollywood Reporter. 2016. Retrieved 27 June 2017. 
  2. ^ "National Film Awards 2016: Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep and Helen Mirren lead nominations". OK Magazine (UK). January 13, 2016. 
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ [2], Helen-mirren.net
  5. ^ "Sir David Jason reunited with Only Fools and Horses pal Nicholas Lyndhurst but confirms Del Boy will never return". The Sun. 30 March 2017. 
  6. ^ [3], Daily Mail
  7. ^ "Winners for the 2016 annual National Film Awards UK announced". Brand Weekly. April 5, 2016. 
  8. ^ [4], Camden Monthly
  9. ^ "Under the Shadow leads National Film Awards nominations". Female First. 23 January 2017. Retrieved 27 June 2017. 

Official Websites

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