London Critics Circle Film Awards

London, England, UK


  • The Critics Circle was started in 1913 as an association for working British critics. It is the only group of its kind in the UK, has nearly 300 members and consists of four sections - drama, music, film and dance. (as of 2002)
  • The film section has more than 80 members. To become a member of the Circle one must have worked as a film critic on a British publication for at least a year, with most of the income earned from writing about film.
  • The awards are held in aid of the NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children).


25th Silver Anniversary Award

30th Year Anniversary Award

ALFS Award

Dilys Powell Award

Distinguished Service to the Arts
  • Since this award may be bestowed to a personality in any of the categories of the Circle's interest, winners are merely irregularly related to the world of film.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Mari Kuttna Prize for Animation

Special Achievement Award