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JK Rowling: 'Bafta honour is amazing'

13 February 2011 Last updated at 19:06 GMT

The author of the Harry Potter books, JK Rowling, told BBC News how honoured she is to be receiving a special Bafta for outstanding contribution to British film.

She was speaking prior to the ceremony at the Royal Opera House in London on Sunday night.