The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced hat it will honour video game director and script writer, Amy Hennig with a BAFTA Special Award at a ceremony on 12th June in Hollywood.
“Amy is one of the industry’s most successful and respected creative leaders, and we are thrilled to recognise her outstanding contribution through this special award – one of BAFTA’s highest accolades,” said Harvey Elliot, Chairman of BAFTA’s Games Committee. “Her work in the games industry spans nearly three decades, and throughout this illustrious career she has championed the importance of a game’s script, with this creative vision pervading all her work. We look forward to celebrating this much-deserved award with her on 12 June.”
Amy’s career has spanned nearly three decades with work on the Uncharted series, Soul Reaver / Legacy of Kain, and is currently working on a top secret Star Wars project for EA.