The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles announced that Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige will receive the “Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Entertainment” at the 2018 British Academy Britannia Awards.
Over ten years after the Marvel Cinematic Universe launched under the leadership of Kevin Feige, the studio president and producer will be honored with the award BAFTA states is given to the “rare type of iconic and trail-blazing individuals whose innovative approach has had a profound, lasting impact on the global industry.” BAFTA Los Angeles Chairman Kieran Breen made the following statement on Kevin Feige
“Kevin has propelled the Marvel brand to new heights, harnessing the very best international talent, with an unprecedented track record of back-to-back success. We are honored to recognize him with this year’s Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Entertainment.”
Recognizing outstanding British and international talent who have a strong connection to British entertainment through their body of work, The Britannia Awards are BAFTA Los Angeles’ highest accolades. Proceeds from the event support BAFTA’s Access for All campaign, a range of impactful educational initiatives created to provide talented individuals a pathway to success uninhibited by background, demographics or personal circumstance.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is a world-leading independent arts charity that brings the very best work in film, games and television to public attention and supports the growth of creative talent in the U.K. and internationally. Through its Awards ceremonies and year-round program of learning events and initiatives – which includes workshops, masterclasses, scholarships, lectures and mentoring schemes in the U.K., U.S. and Asia – BAFTA identifies and celebrates excellence, discovers, inspires and nurtures new talent, and enables learning and creative collaboration. For advice and inspiration from the best creative minds in working in film, games and television, visit www.bafta.org/guru. For more, visit www.bafta.org.
The 2018 British Academy Britannia Awards will be held Friday, October 26, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.