As an Oscar-winning actor, film director and fervent civil-rights advocate, Sidney Poitier boasts a distinguished and justly lauded resume. What fans of the celebrated "Lilies of the Field" star…
After hosting the BAFTA Awards in London for the past six years, British actor-writer-director-comedian Stephen Fry travels to Los Angeles to emcee the org's American show. In light of his…
Sidney Poitier, Anthony Minghella and Rachel Weisz are the recipients of the Britannia Awards, to be bestowed Nov. 2 in Los Angeles by the local chapter of the British Academy of Film & Television…
Years removed from performing, Elizabeth Taylor is synonymous to younger generations with movie star excess, AIDS charity work and publicly supporting Michael Jackson. Of course, as is usually the…
BAFTA/LA's list of Britannia honorees might be short, but there's never a shortage of A-list talent ready to toast and roast their colleagues at the relaxed gala dinner.
BAFTA/LA's sponsor ship has come in this year thanks to a three-year tie-up with luxury ocean cruise company Cunard Line worth around $1.2 million. It's the org's biggest sponsorship deal, and it…
The organization behind the Britannia Awards, the Los Angeles affiliate of the British Academy of Film & Television Arts, has ambitious plans on the horizon. Aside from mounting an even bigger kudo…
For the second straight year, the British Academy of Film & Television Arts/Los Angeles will present its prestigious Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award to a billion-dollar box-office thesp named Tom.
Ronald Neame's memories of moviemaking go back to when he was 10 and spent his summer vacation on location with his mother, silent-film actress Ivy Close, who was starring in Abel Gance's "La Roue."
Mike Newell's generation of filmmakers were brought up to admire "a generation of Hollywood directors who could sort of do anything." The British director of "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire"…
Thesps Cate Blanchett and Dennis Hopper have been added to the list of presenters for the BAFTA/LA Cunard Britannia Awards tonight at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
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