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Career Clever: Stephen Woolley on Producing

Nicola Dove
Thursday, 3 August 2017 - 5:00pm
The Greenroom, Ucheldre Centre, Millbank, Holyhead, Anglesey, LL65 1TE

The next in our Career Clever series, which offers students and career starter members a chance to hear about the career development of individuals in key industry roles. 

This event is free for BAFTA members and the public can purchase a ticket by contacting Vicki

Please note, the session is designed for a maximum of 10 attendees.

Stephen Woolley

Stephen Woolley is one of British cinema's most respected independent producers, having produced over 65 films during an esteemed three-decade long career. Some of his many successes include The Company of Wolves, Mona Lisa, Scandal, The Crying Game, Interview with the Vampire, Backbeat, Little Voice, Made in Dagenham and Carol. 


Woolley began his career at The Screen On The Green, Islington in 1976. He went on to run and own both the infamous Scala Cinema in Kings Cross as well as distribution company Palace Pictures with Nik Powell, successfully distributing films from the likes of Mike Leigh and Ken Loach as well as hits like Paris, Texas, When Harry Met Sally and The Evil Dead. 


He has been Oscar nominated, a BAFTA winner and the winner of the prestigious Producers Guild of America Award. 


Woolley currently partners Number 9 Films with Elizabeth Karlsen. His latest productions include WW2 drama Their Finest, starring Bill Nighy and Gemma Arterton and The Limehouse Golem, written by Jane Goldman also starring Bill Nighy released in the UK 1st September 2017. Number 9’s upcoming productions include the Ian McEwan novel On Chesil Beach starring Saoirse Ronan and Colette, starring Keira Knightly.