It was a successful launch for the 1st annual National Film Awards UK in London as the awards show kicked off with an opening speech from Prince Harry. Idris Elba, Benedict Cumberbatch,Harley Sylvester, Gemma Jones, Gugu Mbatha-Raw ,Sameena Jabeen Ahmed, The Theory of Everything, Belle, The Guvnors, What we did on our holiday, and Black Sea were amongst some of the winners at the 1st annual National Film Awards UK. The successful awards evening took place last night (Tuesday, March 31st )in London. The National Film Academy brought together celebrities from the film , music and television industries together to celebrate the best talent on and off screen. The National Film Awards is one of the only motion picture awards ceremony whose nominations and voting are fully determined by movie fans.
Idris Elba recieved the Outstanding Contribution for Motion Picture and he commented “The National Film Awards is gearing to become one of the iconic driving force in the motion picture industry and it is fantastic that the driving force behind the award are the movie fans whom without them, there will be no movie industry. I would like to thank the National Film Academy for this great honour”.