Special BAFTA Award for Director Mike Newell


Jun 28, 2005

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newell.jpgVariety is reporting today that Goblet of Fire film director Mike Newell will be receiving a special award from the British Academy of Film & Television Arts. Mr. Newell will be the recipient of the “John Schlesinger Britannia Award for artistic excellence at the Britannia Awards to be presented Nov. 10 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.” As this report from the The Guardian notes,”Mike Newell is a filmmaker of unique gifts and a man of great integrity. He makes us laugh and makes us cry and always surprises us with his visions,” the Bafta/LA chairman, Gary Dartnall, said. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire will be released on November 18th, 2005.

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