BAFTA is to bestow its highest honor, the fellowship, on Yank vidgame pioneer Will Wright, the first time the org has given the award to someone from the games biz.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts film awards will be sponsored by cell phone giant Orange for the 2008 and 2009 editions.
Next year's British Academy Film Awards will take place on Sunday, Feb. 10. That's effectively the same date, the second Sunday in February, as this year's ceremony, which took place Feb. 9.
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