Date: 29th March 2010
James Cameron's 3D extravaganza Avatar (2009) has won three accolades at the Empire Film Awards in London.
In a good night for science fiction and fantasy, Avatar won best film, Cameron took the best director prize, and Zoe Saldana won best actress.
Sir Ian McKellen, who starred in the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the X-Men movies, was presented with the Empire Icon award.
JJ Abrams' Star Trek movie won best sci-fi/fantasy film.
Source: Press Release