British Academy Britannia Awards 2015
The Britannia Award is the highest accolade presented by BAFTA Los Angeles, and is a celebration of achievement honoring individuals and companies from the US, UK and beyond who have dedicated their careers or corporate missions to advancing the art-forms of the moving image.
BAFTA Los Angeles honored Meryl Streep, James Corden, Sam Mendes, Orlando Bloom, Amy Schumer, and Harrison Ford at the 2015 ceremony. British comedian Jack Whitehall hosted the ceremony, with Stephen Frears, Bryan Cranston, Saoirse Ronan, Robert Downey Jr., Seth MacFarlane and J. J. Abrams presenting the awards to the honorees
The Awards are presented annually at The British Academy Britannia Awards gala dinner, where peers and colleagues celebrate the work and accomplishments of the distinguished honorees and gather to celebrate the fruitful relationship between the UK and US industries.
Honorees over the years have included Sir Michael Caine, Martin Scorsese, Dame Elizabeth Taylor, Anthony Hopkins, Colin Firth, Clint Eastwood, Dame Helen Mirren, Steven Spielberg, Ben Stiller, George Lucas, Kate Winslet, Robert De Niro, Daniel Day Lewis and George Clooney.