LONDON — “Blade Runner” director Ridley Scott is to receive the British Academy Film Awards’ highest honor.

The academy announced Wednesday that the 80-year-old filmmaker will collect the BAFTA Fellowship at the British academy awards ceremony Feb. 18 at London’s Royal Albert Hall.

Scott’s films include “Alien,” “Thelma and Louise” and “Gladiator.” His latest release is kidnap drama “All the Money in the World.” .

Scott said it was “very gratifying” to be honored for his body of work. The fellowship is awarded to one person a year.