BAFTA to skip 2021 Los Angeles Britannia Awards event two years in a row

BAFTA, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts introduced that they determined to skip the Britannia Awards, the annual prizes given out by the Brit awards physique’s Los Angeles department, for the second straight yr. As per stories, no explicit motive was offered by the organizers for the cancellation of the occasion, however they introduced that the award operate would happen in 2022.

BAFTA cancels Los Angeles Britannia Awards 

As per Variety, no official motive was given by the authorities concerning the choice, however final yr’s Britannia Awards awards have been cancelled because of issues attributable to the COVID pandemic. The ceremony often takes place in proximity to the American Film Market, which additionally passed off just about this yr.

However, the organizers of the occasion in an announcement stated that they might return in 2022. Their assertion read-

BAFTA Britannia awards can be a key a part of our plans for 2022, for the remainder of this yr we’re persevering with to concentrate on our year-round studying and expertise applications, which embody scholarships, the GSA Bafta Student Awards and Breakthrough USA – which we’ll announce the brand new cohort for later within the yr.

The Britannia Awards are offered by BAFTA Los Angeles, a department of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts that acts as a bridge between the Hollywood and British manufacturing and leisure enterprise communities. Established in 1989, it honours ‘people and corporations who’ve devoted their careers or company missions to advancing the art-forms of the shifting picture.’

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