2018 NBFF UK Honors

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2018 NBFF UK Honors

On February 15, 2018, the Newport Beach Film Festival will once again journey to the UK to honour individuals and organizations who, through their contributions, transformed photography, theater, literature, television, and film. This fourth annual pre-BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) event will take place at London’s Rosewood Hotel in the West End. Previous NBFF honorees include Keira Knightly and Benedict Cumberbatch for their work in “Imitation Game” and the cast of “Brooklyn.”

We are proud to honor
Variety’s 10 Brits to Watch:

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Suki Waterhouse
Actress (Love, Rosie, Insurgent, The Bad Batch)

Anya Taylor-Joy
Actress (The Witch, Split)

Rugano Nyoni
Director, Writer (Mwansa the Great, I Am Not A Witch)

Edward Holcroft
Actor (Vampire Academy, Kingsman: The Secret Service, Kingsman: The Golden Circle)

Annes Elwy
Actress (Little Woman, King Arthur: Excalibur Rising, Apostle)[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Sophie Skelton
Actress (Outlander, #211)

Eileen O’Higgins
Actress (Brooklyn, Mary Queen of Scots)

Jonathan Entwistle
Director, Producer, Writer (The End of the F***ing World)

Jorja Smith
Singer (Project 11, More Life)

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Musical Group (Don’t Stop, OH, Missing[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]


Other Awards include:


These creative professionals have over the last 12 months taken unique steps to deepen or expand their talents in exceptional ways.

Eleanor Tomlinson
Actress (The Illusionist, Jack the Giant Slayer, Poldark)


Artists of distinction

Presented by Equity
These individuals are known for their contribution to the arts, philanthropic endeavors, and an over riding commitment to their craft to tell unique and bold stories.

Mark Gatiss
Actor, Writer (Doctor Who, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Game of Thrones, Sherlock)

Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Actor (The Maze Runner Franchise, Game of Thrones)

Jason Isaacs
Actor (Harry Potter, The Patriot, Star Trek: Discovery, Hotel Mumbai)

Simon Pegg

Simon Pegg
Actor, Writer (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, Star Trek Mission: Impossible)


Arts Champions

Outstanding organizations, corporations, institutions or individuals, that promote, defend, produce, educate, and encourage creativity and the arts.

Film 4

Liverpool FIlm Office




Presented by Visit Newport Beach
Individuals who have built revolutionary careers with a lifetime of extraordinary contributions to their craft.

Gurinder Chadha
Director, Writer

Andy Serkis
Actor, Director

Sir Patrick Stewart

Celia Imrie


Outstanding Achievement in Global Cinema:

Presented by Orange County Film Society

Darkest Hour