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Sam Mendes wins Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing

29-Nov-2015 • Bond News

Press Release
SPECTRE Director Sam Mendes received the John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing presented by The GREAT Britain Campaign at the 2015 British Academy Britannia Awards.

The honour pays tribute to the legacy of the brilliant British director. Mendes has effortlessly moved between theatre and cinema, earning an Academy Award® for his first film, American Beauty, and recently taking the Bond franchise to new heights with SKYFALL and SPECTRE.

Recipients of this honour are deeply respected, distinctive and innovative directors, whose contributions as both technicians and artists represents the zenith of the directing profession.

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