20 January 14
See what film industry events are coming up in the BAFTA calendar.
BAFTA are delighted to announce the line-up for this year's BAFTA and BFI Screenwriters' Lecture Series. Now in its fifth year, the series celebrates screenwriters' authorial contribution to film and this year's speakers boast credits from a range of genres. We would love for you to join us to hear these brilliant screenwriters share highlights and insights from their careers with an audience of film-lovers and their peers.
Friday 19 September, 19:30
David Fincher has helmed some of the most critically acclaimed films of the last twenty years including BAFTA- and Oscar-winning hits The Social Network and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, as well as cult favourites Se7en, Fight Club, and Palme d’Or-nominated Zodiac.
Friday 19 September, 19:30
BAFTA Crew welcomes sound effects and sound editor, Steve Browell to share his craft and career at this year’s Encounters Short Film Festival. Steve’s credits include Under the Skin, My Week with Marilyn, On the Road, Alice in Wonderland and Sweeney Todd. Steve has also worked on the animated favourites Frankenweenie, Wes Anderson’s Fantastic Mr Fox and The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.
Monday 29 September, 19:00
Before turning his hand to producing, Dan Winch was one of the most in demand First AD's working in the UK industry, having worked his way up the assistant directing ranks over the past 15 years. Dan’s credits span genres and budgets, including (amongst others), BAFTA-nominated Tyrannosaur, The Mark of Cain, The Crimson Petal and The White, Appropriate Adult, Birdsong, Lynne Ramsay's Swimmer and the critically acclaimed Boy A.
Sunday 5 October, 15:00
The BAFTA-nominated and Emmy-winning actor Ray Winstone will discuss his craft and career. Winstone received his first BAFTA nomination in 1980 for his theatrical film debut in That Summer!. In the intervening decades he has starred in films spanning a range of genres: Hollywood blockbusters such as The Departed and Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull; British cult classics including Nil By Mouth and Sexy Beast; and he has voiced characters in family favourites The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Rango.
Monday 13 October, 19:00
Patrick Doyle is a BAFTA-nominated and twice Oscar and Golden Globe-nominated composer with a career spanning over 25 years and 50 films. As one of the UKs most successful composers, Patrick’s scores have graced films including Carlito's Way, A Little Princess, Sense and Sensibility, Bridget Jones's Diary, Gosford Park, Calendar Girls, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Brave, as well as the video game Puppeteer for Sony.
Tuesday 2 December, 19:00
BAFTA-nominated and Grammy Award-winning composer David Arnold is best known for scoring five Bond films including Tomorrow Never Dies, The World is Not Enough, Die Another Day, Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace. David’s scores can be found across film, television and the stage. His work on the hit television drama Sherlock with co-composer Michael Price, earned them both a BAFTA-nomination as well as a Primetime Emmy Award and three consecutive Primetime Emmy- nominations. This event aims to provide an in-depth look into the creative process of composition and will include a live musical element.
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