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David Walliams to host Into Film Awards

Recognising young people in the business

David Walliams is to host this year's  Into Film Awards.

The accolades, now in their seventh year, celebrate young people’s creativity in film, and will take place at  Odeon Leicester Square in London on March 18.

Walliams said: 'I love the Into Film Awards because it gives the opportunity to young people, from all kinds of backgrounds, to be a part of the film industry. As an actor, these young people are the future, and you want them to give you a job one day!.

'Anything that encourages creativity is important, we have an amazing film industry in this country which is often ignored by politicians and we need to support it. Into Film is an amazing charity.'

The awards are championed by Bond producer Barbara Broccoli,  and the charity counts Eddie Redmayne, Sir Kenneth Branagh, Naomie Harris and Michael Sheen among its ambassadors.    

Published: 13 Jan 2020

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