Nolan Bushnell to receive BAFTA Fellowship

By Patrick Garratt, Thursday, 29 January 2009 10:43 GMT


According to this GI report, Atari legend Nolan Bushnell’s to received a BAFTA Fellowship.

The industry legend will be awarded at the British Academy Video Game Awards on March 10 at the London Hilton on Park Lane.

“I am humbled to be selected for this honour from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts,” said Bushnell

“The British people are not only great game players but have historically been some of the best game creators. The pub culture and country house drawing room environments have been instrumental in spawning games and game players through the centuries.

“I am very grateful to receive an award from the people with a history of creating and embracing this type of entertainment.”

Congrats, Nolan. Good luck with the movie.

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