National Film Awards UK

Alessa BarbosaAlessa BarbosaMarch 9, 2018


A glass of wine a day keeps the doctors and stress away… Let’s add to that!

2018 is the year of really tuning into health and what better way to do it than with a glass of trendy wine in hand? That is what Gigglewater Prosecco is delivering to wine and fitness lovers all around!

Catherine Monahan, the founder of Gigglewater took a 1920’s term meaning alcoholic beverage and turned it into a lifestyle. The brand was founded on the idea of living a life of balance and having fun therefore, they created a product that people want and that are relevant to the change in technology, innovation & lifestyle.

Gigglewater has also announced a new and exciting partnership with the 4th annual National Film Awards where they have acquired naming rights to the Best Newcomer whose nominees are Daniel Kaluuya (Get out), Harry Styles (Dunkirk), Harry Gilby (Just Charlie), Harry Michell (Chubby Funny), Cosmo Jarvis (Lady Macbeth), Lily Newmark (Pin Cushion), Naomi Ackie (Lady Macbeth) and, Ella Purnell (Access All Areas). All winners will be announced on the 28th of March at the prestigious National Film Awards in London!

For more information on Gigglewater, go to:

Alessa BarbosaAlessa BarbosaMarch 7, 2018


Do you want a perfect gift for that special someone, or maybe you want to treat yourself to some jewellery? Look no further than a unique brand offering more than just your standard necklace, bracelets or ring. Introducing, Les Georgettes! A line of original French customised jewellery with reversible and interchangeables colours where every woman is allowed to design and customise her jewellery to compliment her personal, unique style.

So, if you want to  unleash your inner designer by choosing your jewellery size, design, and much more. Les Georgettes has got you covered!

By combining the savoir-faire of Maison Altesse, France’s leading jewellery manufacturer and Texier, a distinguished leather goods manufacturer in Brittany, Les Georgettes by Altesse brings together the nest in jewellery and leather craftsmanship.

This week, the company   announced a new and exciting partnership with the 4th annual National Film Awards where they will acquire naming rights to the Best TV Drama Series categories whose nominees are Broadchurch S3, Guerrilla, White Gold, Taboo, Howard’s End, Back, Halcyon, Snatch, and The Cuckoo’s Calling. All winners will be announced on the 28th of March at the prestigious National Film Awards in London!

For more information on Les Georgettes, go to:

Alessa BarbosaAlessa BarbosaMarch 6, 2018


If you are  looking for the perfect place to take your mother for Mother’s Day or if you are in the mood for authentic Thai food, this is the place to go! Thai Square is a UK restaurant chain with 13 branches, 10 in London and 3 just outside London! Thai Square was founded in 1996 when the first branch opened on The Strand in central London.  The restaurants offer good value dining experience and amazing Thai cuisine. Yum!

Thai Square has officially announced an exciting partnership with the 4th annual National Film Awards, where they will receive naming rights for Best Foreign Language Film whose nominees are Happy End (France), Loveless (Russia), In the Fade (Germany/France), The Square (Sweden, Germany, France), A Fantastic Woman (Chile), Vaya (South Africa), The Insult (Lebanon), and Mersal (India). All winners will be announced at the prestigious National Film Awards on the 28th of March in London!

For more information on Thai Square Restaurant and its locations & events, go to: 



Lisa FullerLisa FullerJanuary 25, 2018


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With eleven botanicals in total, the remaining botanicals featured in the gin include vanilla, pink peppercorn, angelica and liquorice, resulting in a smooth and fresh taste that can be enjoyed as a sipping gin, a cocktail gin or with the classic tonic water. A CollaGin G&T is best served with a slice of fresh pink grapefruit and star anise.
CollaGin is distilled with America’s number one collagen brand which does not affect the taste, smell or appearance of the gin. Co-Founder Camilla Brown comments: “This really is the smoothest gin I have ever tasted and works so well in many different ways. We’ve used complementary botanicals and a dose of pure, powdered collagen to create a surprise and delight product that gets people talking.”

Co-Founder Liz Beswick adds: “it took a year in the making and we have had many hurdles along the way, but we are so proud of the result. The gin is fragrant, soft and the aftertaste is velvety, with a hint of vanilla. It has been worth the highs and lows of starting our own business to beautify the world of

Over 50m bottles of gin were consumed in the UK alone outstripping sales growth in beer and sparkling wine. Annual gin sales rose 20% to smashing through the £1bn barrier, and CollaGin is set to capitalise on this ever-growing market with their unique offering. It has also been announced today that the company has signed an exclusive partnership deal with the National Film Academy -producers of the annual National Film Awards UK to become the exclusive Gin sponsor for the 2018 awards ceremony! CollaGin will be sponsoring the Best Independent Film 2018 and sampling on all the tables at one of the UK’s most prestigious film award shows.


Nominations for the Best Independent Film 2018 sponsored by CollaGin are;
God’s own country
Film stars don’t die in Liverpool
The Intent
My Name is Lenny
Lady Macbeth
Rise of the Footsoldier 3
Eat Locals

Voting is currently live here, and winners will be announced in March.

CollaGin is distilled in the Midlands, UK and bottled in Lancashire, UK. The bottle is 50cl at 40% proof and available now at or for £34.99.

Get a taste of CollaGin at the National Film Awards UK taking place on the 28th of March 2018 or for more information. Visit: 

Jeff ArmstrongJeff ArmstrongApril 12, 2017


The Malta Tourism Authority was delighted to be a part of the National Film Awards 2017 held last month at Porchester Hall in London.  Attended by a thousand actors, industry professionals and movie fans, Malta was the official travel destination sponsor and Peter Vella, MTA UK Director, was on hand to present the Lifetime Achievement Award category to British sitcom legends Sir David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst.

Set to be broadcast across Sky television at a later date, other A-list attendees included Simon Pegg who beat off stiff competition to win the award for Global Contribution to a Motion Picture. Pegg commented “The National Film Awards is quickly becoming the credible alternative and a very important awards ceremony in motion picture.  It is one of the only awards ceremonies to give the power back to the public to nominate and vote for the films they love”. A total of 3.1 million fans are involved in the voting process to nominate their favourite film and television stars.


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With its own Hollywood credentials, Malta is famous for its beautiful coastlines, picturesque beaches, and charming villages, which have always been a hit with top film producers. 2017 is set to be another big year for Malta as the island welcomes stars including Johnny Depp, Dame Judi Dench and Michelle Pfeiffer for the filming of Kenneth Branagh’s adaptation of Agatha Christie’s ‘Murder on the Orient Express’.

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Peter Vella, MTA’s UK Director, says “Malta’s stunning climate, architecture, historical sites and natural beauty has made it a favourite location for the film industry. It has played host to the full spectrum of films and TV shows, including such greats as Gladiator, Troy, the Da Vinci Code and Game of Thrones, and more recently The Lake, Assassin’s Creed and The Promise. Malta’s contribution to the industry has been enormous.”

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Malta is keen to welcome travellers interested in walking in the footsteps of their Hollywood heroes, which include the likes of Angelina Jolie, Emily Blunt, Brad Pitt, and A-list super-couple Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz. With the trendy nightlife, turquoise lagoons, and growing gastronomy scene, it’s no wonder that Malta is one of Europe’s hottest destinations beloved by the world’s most celebrated film stars.

Malta is a short three and a quarter hour flight from the UK, with daily departures from all major airports across the country.  For nore information. Visit:

Lisa FullerLisa FullerApril 7, 2017


The National Film Academy  took place on the 29th of March 2018 and with over 1.9 million fans casting their vote across 18 categories. The night’s event was a great success.


Leading actress, Catherine Zeta Jones who recently starred as Rose Winters in Dad’s Army joins fellow stars Joan Collins , Kelsey Grammer , Hugh Grant , Julie Andrews , Pierce Brosnan , Simon Pegg, John Cleese, Jude Law and James Nesbit as they go head to head in the Global Contribution to Motion Picture category. Simon Pegg emerged as the winner. Meanwhile, the National Film Academy honoured the achievements of   Sir David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst best known for their hit TV drama Only Fools and Horses with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Before the awards ceremony kicked off, Thai Square Restaurants were on hand to take care of the reception.

Thai cuisine is renowned all over the world for its fresh flavours with a kick of chilli. Thai Square has proven on many occasions to be one of the best restaurants in London for authentic Thai taste. Since Thai Square opened its doors for the first time in 1996, we quickly established ourselves in London as the best Thai Restaurant, London has found its favourite.

The first Thai Square opened in The Strand in central London with a simple but powerful concept, to serve tasty, authentic Thai food in Thai-inspired surroundings. Due to our success and popularity we have grown to 13 restaurant locations, we have also successfully expanded to include a nightclub and an award-winning Thai Spa.

Don’t forget to nominate & vote for Thai Square restaurants at the forthcoming British Restaurant Awards 2017 @ 

Jeff ArmstrongJeff ArmstrongJanuary 6, 2017


The National Film Awards is produced annually by the National Film Academy and is held  in 5 countries including the UK, USA, Australia, Africa and Asia.

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For more info. on the National Film Awards UK visit:

Annie PalmerAnnie PalmerApril 5, 2016


Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L Jackson, Taron Egerton, Nathalie Emmanuel, John Boyega,top the list of winners at the prestigious 2nd annual National Film Awards UK 2016

Last week (31.03.15), the National Film Academy announced the winners of the 2nd annual National Film Awards UK at the prestigious awards ceremony which took place at the Porchester Hall in London.

British film, stage and television actress, Dame Helen Mirren was first to be announced as the winner for the Lifetime Achievement Award and accepted her award from New York. Mirren commented “I feel truly honoured to be awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the National Film Academy. I am proud to be a member of the National Film Awards winners list and thank you to all the movie fans for voting for me”.

Rise of the Footsoldier II, Kingsman (The Secret Service), London Road, Chasing Robert Barker, Reason to Leave, and Man UP which featured Actor Simon Pegg all received a gong at the prestigious event. Man UP won Best Comedy beating tough competition from The Lobster and The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel . Best Director award was won by Stephen Fingleton for his movie ‘The Survivalist’

The nominees for Global Contribution to Motion Picture included a stellar list of stars who have excelled in their craft. Nominees included; Hugh Grant, Denzel Washington , Ben Kingsley , Meryl Streep, Harrison Ford, Samuel L Jackson, Michael Caine, Leonardo DiCaprio and Kevin Spacey . Samuel L Jackson was voted winner and added “This is just perfect. I am incredibly honoured and thankful for this award from the National Film Academy and all the movie fans who voted for me.

A list of new breakthrough talent also made the National Film Awards 2016 shortlist; Battling it out on the Best Newcomer category are ; Taron Egerton (Kingsman- The Secret Service) , Agyness Deyn (Sunset Song), Bel Powley (A Royal Night Out), Milo Parker (Mr. Holmes), John Boyega (Star Wars- The Force Awakens), Abigail Hardingham (Nina Forever), Kodi Smit-McPhee (Slow West), Sonoya Mizuno (Ex-Machina), Karidja Touré (Girlhood) and Hermione Corfield (Mission Impossible- Rogue Nation)

Taron Egerton saw of the competition by winning the Best Newcomer category for his role in Kingsman, The Secret Service whilst John Boyega was voted winner of the Best Breakthrough Performance in a Film for his role in Star Wars the Force Awakens

Over 2.9 million movie fans nationwide voted for this year’s 2nd annual National Film Awards and the night was hosted by TV presenter Louise Gookey and featured a stellar list of celebrity guest presenters. The night ended with an incredibly heartfelt video tribute to the late, great Alan Rickman who was honoured with a National Film Academy fellowship award.

The 3rd annual National Film Awards are scheduled to be held on the 31st of March 2017 and public nominations will begin in October.

Below is a full list of winners for the 2nd annual National Film Awards UK:

Best International Film
Kingsman- The Secret Service

Best Comedy
Man up

Best Action
Chasing Robert Barker

Best Drama sponsored by Gold Collagen
A Reason to Leave

Best Independent Feature

Never Let Go

Best Documentary

The Hardstop

Best Thriller
Dartmoor Killing

Best British Film sponsored by Metcalfe’s Skinny
Rise of the Footsoldier II

Best Actor sponsored by Angel Tears Vodka
Tom Hiddleston (High-Rise)

Best Actress sponsored by Gold Collagen
Natalie Emmanuel (Fast and Furious 7)

Best Director

Stephen Fingleton (The Survivalist)

Best Screenplay
London Road

Best Breakthrough Performance in a Film

John Boyega (Star Wars – The Force Awakens)

Best Newcomer sponsored by Mokingo
Taron Egerton (Kingsman- The Secret Service)

Best Foreign Language Film
sponsored by InvestNation
Son of Saul (Hungary)

Best Supporting actress sponsored by IUTTA
Alexandra Evans (Redistributors)

Best Supporting actor

Samuel L Jackson (Kingsman- The Secret Service)

Best Short Film

Global Contribution to Motion Picture
Samuel L Jackson

Jeff ArmstrongJeff ArmstrongFebruary 28, 2016


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Givinity has officially partnered with the prestigious second annual National Film Awards sponsoring the Best Drama category which includes nominees such as; 45 years , A Patch of Fog , A Royal Night Out , A Reason to Leave , Captain Webb , Gholam
Macbeth , Little Pieces , The Danish Girl , The Lady in the Van and Youth .

Movie fans can now vote for the Best Drama 2016 sponsored by Givinity Gin by registering on the academy website: . Voting is currently live until the 25th of March 2016.

NFA 2016 attendees, VIP’s, cast, crew and media will be able to sample Givinity Gin at the awards ceremony which takes place in London on the 31st of March 2016. A bottle of charm, every aspect of Givinity drips in sophistication and elegance. The congac decanter style elegant glass bottle is printed with 11 carat precious gold, a neck label wrapped from gold aluminium and finished boasting a gold plated solid bottle closure. Their master distiller has created one of the world’s finest gins. givinity oozes in lots of bold character with a rose tinted silk like smooth finish.

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