Cate Blanchett was awarded the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film presented by Cunard at the ceremony. Presenting the award was producer and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, who has produced films such as 'Lincoln,' 'The Sixth Sense' and 'E.T. The Extra-Terrestial.' This year’s awards also recognized Jim Carrey, Emilia Clarke, Damian Lewis, Kevin Feige and Steve McQueen.
As BAFTA LA's official luxury cruise partner, Cunard will participate as a sponsor for some of the organization's entertainment events and programming throughout 2019. In addition, Cunard will launch BAFTA LA Screenings Onboard as part of it Insights Program on Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria.
Josh Leibowitz congratulates Cate Blanchett
'On behalf of Cunard, congratulations to Cate Blanchett on being awarded the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film,' said Josh Leibowitz, SVP of Cunard North America. 'Over our 178-year history, we have sailed more celebrities across the Atlantic than any other company. We look forward to our partnership with BAFTA LA to offer special on-board programming and experiences for Cunard guests.'