Breakthrough Brits

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Breakthrough Brits is the UK Film Council programme to honour some of Britain's best Black and Asian film-making talent.[1]

The program was designed to celebrate and advance the new wave of British film-making talent on the cusp of breakthrough international success. The 2008 programme ended in a special event in Los Angeles (compered by Nigel Lythgoe) on 5 June where honourees were presented to an audience of Hollywood industry figures.

2008 Honourees[edit]

The 2008 honourees were:[2]


  1. ^ "Breakthrough Brits". UK Film Council. Archived from the original on 2010-01-22. Retrieved 2009-11-17.
  2. ^ "Honourees 2008". UK Film Council. Archived from the original on 2012-02-23. Retrieved 2009-11-17.

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