“I am deeply honoured by this award. Thank you for the National Film Academy and the National Film & TV Awards for honouring me and celebrating my career achievements. Success is about doing something you love and something you can do whether you are paid for or not and I love what I do and I have been lucky to be put in this position to which I have to still pinch myself daily”.
Other winners of the night were William H Macy who won Best Actor for Shameless, Tiffany Haddish who won the Best Actress award and Chadwick Bosman picking up the Best Breakthrough Performance in a film.
Plans have already begun for the 2019 National Film & TV Awards which is set to take place in Los Angeles on the 2nd of December 2019.
Here is the full list of winners for the 1st annual National Film & TV Awards 2018:
Best Actor 2018 sponsored by EventsMonkey.com
William H. Macy (Shameless)
Best Actor (TV Series)
Tom Ellis (Lucifer)
Best Actress 2018 sponsored by DM Jewelry
Tiffany Haddish (Night School)
Best Actress (TV Series) sponsored by SweetLeaf
Lela Loren (Power)
Best TV Series
Jordan Peele (Blackkklansman)
The Spy Who Dumped Me
Best Independent Film
Best Talent Show
Best Feature Film
Mission Impossible – Fallout
Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things)
Best Short Film
Spike Lee (Blakkklansman)
Best Breakthrough Performance
Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther)
Best Reality TV Show
Best Talk Show
Drink Champs (Nore, DJ Efn)
Best Entertainment Show
Nick Cannon Presents: Wild’N Out
Best Reality TV Judge
Lori Greiner (Shark Tank)
Best TV Presenter
Outstanding Contribution to Television
Outstanding Contribution to Motion Picture
Last night saw one of the UK’s leading academy for television and motion picture launch the US version of it’s annual awards ceremony in the USA. The National Film Academy launched the National Film & TV Awards at the Globe Theatre with a plethora of celebrities and VIP’s in attendance and the celebration of TV legend Larry King.
The awards took place at the historic Globe Theatre, Broadway in LA. The National Film Academy was launched in 1999 to support filmmakers, actors, actresses, producers, directors, and a great segment of the motion picture industry. It produced its first awards show the National Film Awards UK in London in 2015 and at the eve of the launch of an annual US version of the popular UK, awards coincide with the eve of next year’s 5th anniversary.
The Awards ceremony kicked off with a celebration of the Lifetime Achiechievment category with the award for Outstanding Contribution to Television handed out to the legend Larry King joined on stage with support from his wife, kids, Shawn, Chance, & Cannon King and close supporters who took time off to be involved including Ted Turner (CEO of CNN) and TV Presenter, Ryan Seacrest amongst many others.
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