The Chaplin Award is an award that goes to an actor or filmmaker whose work embodies Charles Spencer Chaplin’s qualities of realism, diversity, and courage within their craft. These individuals have made outstanding contributions to entertainment within the field of cinema throughout the entirety of their career.
Kiera Chaplin is the granddaughter of Charlie Chaplin who has had a long successful career in fashion and entertainment. Her goal is to create Chaplin Awards to celebrate talented film pioneers on every continent. Kiera operates with support from the Chaplin Office in Paris, which represents all the Chaplin rights-holding companies and the Chaplin family.