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London – The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is to present filmmaker Alan Parker with the Academy Fellowship at the Ee British Academy Film Awards ceremony in February. Parker's 40-year filmmaking career includes directing Madonna in Evita and The Life of David Gale, starring Kevin Spacey and Kate Winslet. Photos: The Top European Media and Entertainment Industry Stories of 2012 Martin Scorsese received the fellowship at the film awards in 2012. BAFTA chairman John Willis described Parker as "a hugely distinctive filmmaker, and a man of uncompromising vision and personality." Willis also noted that the 19 BAFTA awards

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