British Film Institute To Honour Bond Producers With Fellowships

British Film Institute To Honour Bond Producers With Fellowships

The BFI announced they will be honouring producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli with BFI Fellowships, the highest honour bestowed by the BFI and one of the British film industry’s most prestigious accolades.

“We are so proud to be awarded the BFI Fellowship on behalf of all of those who have been a part of the James Bond series over 60 years and feel honoured to join such an esteemed group of distinguished industry fellows” said Wilson and Broccoli. “We are very grateful to so many members of the British film industry who we have worked with over the course of our careers and thank the British Film Institute for their tremendous support and leadership of the creative industries in the UK.”

The 007 Producers receive their Fellowships in recognition of their contribution to cinema and will join a list of BFI Fellows including Martin Scorsese and Thelma Schoonmaker, Tilda Swinton, Sir David Lean, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, Nicholas Roeg CBE, Orson Welles, Sir Ridley Scott, Dame Judi Dench, and Sir Steve McQueen.

The BFI Fellowship will be presented to Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli at the BFI Chair’s Dinner on 28th June in London. In addition to the BFI Fellowships, the BFI also announced they will be marking 60 years of 007 films with a special James Bond celebration weekend of screenings and events in London at BFI Southbank and BFI IMAX on October 1st and 2nd 2022.  The programme will be announced shortly.

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