ELIZABETH KARLSEN and STEPHEN WOOLLEY, the pair behind the Number 9 Film of “Carol” fame are to receive the outstanding British contribution to cinema award at next year’s British Academy Film Awards ceremony, organised by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).
The BAFTAawards ceremony will be held on February 10, 2019, according to hollywoodreporter.com.
Married since the early 1990s, Karlsen and Woolley set up Number 9 Films in 2002. The banner has since been behind more than 20 features, including “Made in Dagenham”, “Carol”, “Youth”, “The Limehouse Golem and Collette”, and has earned 52 BAFTA nominations in total. It is currently working on “So Much Love”, about British singer Dusty Springield, being written and directed by Carol scribe Phyllis Nagy.