BAFTA LA to honour Yates, Lasseter
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), Los Angeles will present BAFTA winning British director David Yates (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 trailer) with the John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing at the 2011 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards on November 30.
Oscar winning writer/director John Lasseter (Cars 2) will be presented the Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Filmed Entertainment. The Britannia Award is BAFTA Los Angeles’ highest honour.
Nigel Lythgoe, Chairman of BAFTA Los Angeles said, “John Lasseter and David Yates are master creators of joy and imagination.
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