Whoopi Goldberg will emcee the BAFTA LA 10th Annual Britannia Award presentation to Steven Spielberg to be held in Los Angeles on Nov 4. Spielberg will be honoured with the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence In Film.

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Shoah Foundation of which Spielberg is the founder; the event is being sponsored by New Economy business Sapient.

Goldberg was directed by Spielberg in 1985 in The Color Purple for which she received an Academy Award nomination. BAFTA LA is the Los Angeles branch of the British Academy Of Film And Television Arts.