The Screen Nation Film & TV Awards is uniquely the only annual international celebration of achievement within urban world cinema and TV in the UK.
Every year the Awards celebrate the cascade of achievements that have helped enrich world and UK cinema & TV with cultural diversity.
After four years the Awards has confirmed itself as an industry recognised event supported by industry bodies and all major terrestrial and satellite broadcasters.
This important media event promotes the many world-renowned artists who are held in high esteem by TV and movie lovers, proving that urban screen talent are ready to receive the highest acclaim for their achievements.
Combining the glamour of international movie stars alongside British talent, the event has been dubbed by the media as the ‘Black Bafta’s’. The event brings together actors, actresses, directors and filmmakers from many of the UK and the international industries most prestigious and well known movies & TV shows.
The night consists of an exciting and glamorous awards ceremony, top quality live comedy and music entertainment in the heart of London’s West End. A first ever ceremony was held at the Empire Leicester Square in 2003, with a Party at the glamorous Mezzo and then in 2004 at the swanky Park Lane Hotel. In 2005 a glitzy event was held at the Prince Charles Cinema and last year the event returned to its stunning best at the London Hilton, Park Lane.
Set to take place early October at the stunning Hilton Hotel, the Awards will be hosted for the third time by TV favourite, Josie D’Arby who is joined once again by Colin Salmon, star of the Bond movies and one of Britain’s most well respected film actors.
Invited guest of honour and recipient of this year’s Outstanding Contribution Award will be African-American Hollywood screen legend Morgan Freeman, the stately and charismatic star of some of the most successful American movies and television since the 1960’s. Also being honoured on the night with the new Vanguard Award is legendary African-American Director/Producer, Stan Lathan. Other award recipients will include the legendary BBC Newcaster Moira Stuart and the cast of Roots.
Industry backed Achievement Awards, recognise both audience favourites and emerging British film & TV talent. The Awards will feature the cream of the black British film & TV scene alongside established mainstream stars from the worlds of sport, music, fashion media and politics.