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Ben Stiller honoured at Britannia Awards

1 December 2011 Last updated at 12:19 GMT

Ben Stiller has been honoured at Los Angeles' Britannia Awards winning the award for excellence in comedy on Wednesday night.

Actress Helen Bonham Carter scooped the award for British artist of the year and David Yates took the award for artistic excellence for his work on the final Harry Potter films.

Bonham Carter, who plays Bellatrix Lestrange in the franchise, praised the team behind the Harry Potter films.

The award ceremony honours both British and non British actors and film-makers.