Empire Magazine's annualawards ceremony, the Sony Ericsson Empire Film Awards, will take place onSunday March 13, 2005, two weeks after the Oscars.

The Awards will also becelebrating their tenth anniversary at a new venue, London's Guildhall.

Empire Editor Colin Kennedycommented: "It is fitting that in our tenth year the Awards have moved to a newdate and new venue having simply outgrown our old slot.

"We also believe the awardshave now found their natural place - the august members of BAFTA and Oscar willhave their say, and then, just two weeks later, the fans' favourites will berevealed. Will industry and public agree' Probably not!"

In recent years, guests atthe Empire Awards have included Dustin Hoffman, Cameron Diaz, John Hurt andEwan McGregor.