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BAFTA and Deutsche Bank launch new partnership with Dustin Hoffman interview

19 September 2012

‘BAFTA A Life In Pictures sponsored by Deutsche Bank: Dustin Hoffman’ takes place on 16 October

London, 19 September: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today announced a new partnership with Deutsche Bank for its latest series of ‘BAFTA A Life in Pictures’ interviews. The first takes place with esteemed actor Dustin Hoffman, who discusses his career on stage at BAFTA’s headquarters in London on Tuesday 16 October.

‘BAFTA A Life in Pictures’ is a long-running series of interviews in which some of the film world’s leading actors and directors share insights into the experiences that helped them hone and develop their crafts.

A three-time BAFTA winner and five-time nominee, Dustin Hoffman’s acting career spans five decades. A famously exacting performer, he is of a generation of character actors renowned for reinvigorating their craft on the big screen.

This year marks Hoffman’s directorial debut film, Quartet, based on Ronald Harwood’s stage play of the same name, starring Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay, Billy Connolly, Pauline Collins, Sheridan Smith, and Michael Gambon. The film is produced by Stewart Mackinnon, who with his late partner Mark Shivas originally developed the film with BBC Films, and Finola Dwyer.

Public tickets will go on sale on Friday 28 September. Visit

Event details:
BAFTA A Life in Pictures sponsored by Deutsche Bank: Dustin Hoffman
Tuesday 16 October
19:00 Champagne Taittinger Reception
19:30 Event Commences
21:00 Disaronno Cocktails

For further information, please contact:
Elizabeth Porter
Tel: 020 7010 0851 / Email: [email protected]
Hollie Rendall
Tel: 020 7010 0829 / Email: [email protected]

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public. In addition to its Awards ceremonies, BAFTA has a year-round Learning & Events programme that offers unique access to some of the world’s most inspiring talent through workshops, masterclasses, lectures and mentoring schemes, connecting with audiences of all ages and backgrounds across the UK, Los Angeles and New York. BAFTA relies on income from membership subscriptions, individual donations, trusts, foundations and corporate partnerships to support its ongoing outreach work. For further information, visit

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