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BAFTA Fellowship
Awarded for In recognition of outstanding achievement in the art forms of the moving image
Presented by British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)
Country United Kingdom
First awarded 1971
Official website Website

The BAFTA Fellowship is a lifetime achievement award presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). It has been given since 1971 "in recognition of outstanding achievement in the art forms of the moving image", and is the highest honour the Academy can give. Fellowship recipients have been mostly film directors, but some have also been awarded to actors, movie and television producers, cinematographers, film editors, and screenwriters.

Fellowship Awards

Year Country of citizenship Fellow Notes Ref(s)
1971  United Kingdom Alfred Hitchcock in 1956 Hitchcock, AlfredAlfred Hitchcock Movie maker and producer
1972  United Kingdom
Young, FreddieFreddie Young Cinematographer
1973  United Kingdom
Goldie, Grace WyndhamGrace Wyndham Goldie Television producer
1974  United Kingdom
Lean, DavidDavid Lean movie maker, producer, screenwriter and editor
1975  France Jacques-Yves Cousteau in 1976 Cousteau, JacquesJacques Cousteau Naval officer, explorer, ecologist and movie maker
1976  United Kingdom Charlie Chaplin, wearing a bowler hat Chaplin, CharlieCharlie Chaplin Movie maker, actor, writer, director, producer, composer and editor
1976  United Kingdom Laurence Olivier, facing to the right Olivier, LaurenceLaurence Olivier Actor, director and producer
1977  United Kingdom
Forman, DenisDenis Forman Director and then Chair of the British Film Institute and Granada Television
1978  United States
Zinnemann, FredFred Zinnemann Movie producer
1979  United Kingdom
Grade, LewLew Grade Media proprietor
1979  United Kingdom
Wheldon, HuwHuw Wheldon Broadcaster and executive
1980  United Kingdom David Attenborough at the launch of Arkive Attenborough, DavidDavid Attenborough Broadcaster and naturalist
1980  United States Huston, JohnJohn Huston Actor, movie maker and screenwriter
1981  France Abel Gance by the Studio Harcourt Gance, AbelAbel Gance Movie director and producer
1981  United Kingdom
Powell, MichaelMichael Powell movie director and member of Powell and Pressburger
1981  United Kingdom
Pressburger, EmericEmeric Pressburger Screenwriter, movie director, producer and member of Powell and Pressburger
1982  Poland Andrzej Wajda, Warsaw (Poland), April 2008 Wajda, AndrzejAndrzej Wajda Movie director
1983  United Kingdom Richard Attenborough Attenborough, RichardRichard Attenborough Actor, movie director and producer
1984  United Kingdom
Greene, HughHugh Greene Journalist and television executive
1984  Austria
Spiegel, SamSam Spiegel Movie producer
1985  United Kingdom
Isaacs, JeremyJeremy Isaacs Television producer and executive
1986  United States Spielberg in 2012 Spielberg, StevenSteven Spielberg Movie director, screenwriter and movie producer
1987  Italy Federico Fellini Fellini, FedericoFederico Fellini Movie director
1988  Sweden Ingmar Bergman examining a negative Bergman, IngmarIngmar Bergman Movie director, writer and producer
1989  United Kingdom Alec Guinness in 1973 Guinness, AlecAlec Guinness Actor
1990  United Kingdom
Fox, PaulPaul Fox Television executive
1991  France
Malle, LouisLouis Malle Movie director
1992  United Kingdom John Gielgud Gielgud, JohnJohn Gielgud Actor and singer
1992  United Kingdom
Plowright, DavidDavid Plowright Television executive and producer
1993  United Kingdom
Samuelson, SydneySydney Samuelson First British Film Commissioner
1993  United States
Young, ColinColin Young First director of the National Film and Television School
1994  United Kingdom
Grade, MichaelMichael Grade Broadcast executive
1995  United States Billy Wilder (right) with Gloria Swanson, circa 1950 Wilder, BillyBilly Wilder Journalist, movie maker, screenwriter and producer
1996  France Jeanne Moreau in front of a red background, waving Moreau, JeanneJeanne Moreau Actress, screenwriter, director
1996  United Kingdom Neame and Judy Garland on the set of I Could Go On Singing Neame, RonaldRonald Neame Cinematographer, producer, screenwriter and director
1996  United Kingdom
Schlesinger, JohnJohn Schlesinger Movie and stage director
1996  United Kingdom Maggie Smith Smith, MaggieMaggie Smith Movie, stage and television actress
1997  United States Woody Allen Allen, WoodyWoody Allen Movie director, screenwriter, actor and playwright
1997  United States Steven Bochco and wife Barbara Bosson on the red carpet at the Emmys in 1994 Bochco, StevenSteven Bochco Television producer and writer
1997  United Kingdom Julie Christie at the Guadalajara International Film Festival in 1997 Christie, JulieJulie Christie Actress
1997  United States
Morris, OswaldOswald Morris Cinematographer
1997  United Kingdom
Pinter, HaroldHarold Pinter Playwright, screenwriter, actor and director
1997  United States David Rose (third left) at the AFRS Radio Show Rose, DavidDavid Rose Songwriter, composer and arranger
1998  United Kingdom Sean Connery, 1999 Connery, SeanSean Connery Actor
1998  United Kingdom
Cotton, BillBill Cotton Television producer and executive
1999  United Kingdom
Morecambe, EricEric Morecambe Television and stage actor, and member of Morecambe and Wise
1999  United Kingdom
Wise, ErnieErnie Wise Television and stage actor, and member of Morecambe and Wise
1999  United Kingdom Taylor photographed for Argentinean Magazine in 1947 Taylor, ElizabethElizabeth Taylor Actress
2000  United Kingdom Michael Caine Caine, MichaelMichael Caine Actor
2000  United States Self-taken photograph of Stanley Kubrick Kubrick, StanleyStanley Kubrick Movie maker, screenwriter, producer and photographer
2000  United Kingdom Peter Bazalgette Bazalgette, PeterPeter Bazalgette Media expert
2001  United Kingdom
Finney, AlbertAlbert Finney Actor
2001  United Kingdom
Thaw, JohnJohn Thaw Actor
2001  United Kingdom Judi Dench at the BAFTAs in 2007 Dench, JudiJudi Dench Actress
2002  United States Warren Beatty at the Academy Awards Beatty, WarrenWarren Beatty Actor, producer, screenwriter and director
2002
Merchant Ivory Productions Movie company founded by director James Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant
2002  United Kingdom
Davies, AndrewAndrew Davies Author and screenwriter
2002  United Kingdom
Mills, JohnJohn Mills Actor
2003  United States
Zaentz, SaulSaul Zaentz Movie producer
2003  United Kingdom
Jason, DavidDavid Jason Actor
2004  United Kingdom John Boorman Boorman, JohnJohn Boorman movie maker
2004  United States
Graef, RogerRoger Graef Criminologist and movie maker
2005  United Kingdom Barry in concert.jpg Barry, JohnJohn Barry Composer
2005  United Kingdom David Frost Frost, DavidDavid Frost Writer, journalist and television presenter
2006  United Kingdom David Puttnam Puttnam, DavidDavid Puttnam Movie producer
2006  United Kingdom Ken Loach Loach, KenKen Loach Movie and television director
2007  United Kingdom
Coates, Anne V.Anne V. Coates Movie editor
2007  United Kingdom Richard Curtis Curtis, RichardRichard Curtis Screenwriter, music producer, actor and movie director
2007  United States Will Wright speaking at South by Southwest Wright, WillWill Wright Video game designer and co-founder of the game development company Maxis
2008  United Kingdom Hopkins at the Tuscan Sun Festival, Cortona, 2009 Hopkins, AnthonyAnthony Hopkins Movie, stage and television actor
2008  United Kingdom Bruce Forsyth in a tuxedo Forsyth, BruceBruce Forsyth Television entertainer
2009  United Kingdom Dawn French French, DawnDawn French Actress, writer, comedienne, member of French & Saunders
2009  United Kingdom
Saunders, JenniferJennifer Saunders Actress, screenwriter, comedienne, member of French & Saunders
2009  United Kingdom Gilliam at the 36th Deauville American Films Festival Gilliam, TerryTerry Gilliam Writer, movie maker, animator and member of Monty Python
2009  United States Nolan Bushnell speaking in a coffee shop Bushnell, NolanNolan Bushnell Engineer, founder of Atari Inc.
2010  United Kingdom At the "Stars In The Alley" concert in Shubert Alley in New York City on June 6, 2007 Redgrave, VanessaVanessa Redgrave Actress
2010  Japan Shigeru Miyamoto at the GDC 2007 Miyamoto, ShigeruShigeru Miyamoto Nintendo video game designer, created the Mario and The Legend of Zelda series.
2010  United Kingdom Melvyn Bragg speaking at the LSE. Bragg, MelvynMelvyn Bragg Author and broadcaster
2011  United Kingdom Lee in 2013 Lee, ChristopherChristopher Lee Actor and musician
2011  United Kingdom Peter-molyneux-at-university-of-southampton.jpg Molyneux, PeterPeter Molyneux Game designer
2011  United Kingdom
McDonald, TrevorTrevor McDonald TV newsreader and presenter
2012  United States Scorsese in 2007 Scorsese, MartinMartin Scorsese Movie director and producer

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