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An Evening with film producer Anthony Waye in London

By: Anders Frejdh
James Bond producer Anthony Waye
Gain a rare insight into the career of one of Britain’s leading figures in film production, in An Evening with Anthony Waye, presented by The Production Guild of Great Britain and open to the general public. The event, supported by Technicolor, takes place on Wednesday 15th November 2017 between 7:30pm and 10pm at The Courthouse Hotel in London.

From mail boy to executive producer, Anthony Waye’s illustrious career began more than 60 years ago, and has seen him work on more than 90 films, including award-winning titles Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977), Julia (1977) and The Elephant Man (1980), an outstanding 11 Bond films (including Octopussy, GoldenEye, Die Another Day, Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace) and two Carry On films.

Anthony Waye on the set of Octopussy with director John Glen and cinematographer Alan Hume
Anthony Waye on the set of Octopussy with director John Glen and cinematographer Alan Hume. Copyright © 1983 Danjaq S.A. & MGM/United Artists Pictures. All rights reserved.

Join Briony Hanson, the British Council’s Director of Film, as she talks to Anthony about memorable moments working on iconic credits helmed by directorial greats like George Lucas, Stanley Kubrick, David Lynch and Sam Mendes, featuring performances from celebrated actors like Laurence Olivier, Richard Burton, Katherine Hepburn, Roger Moore, John Hurt and Daniel Craig. The floor will be opened for questions from the audience.

Discover what Anthony looks for in his crew both on set and in the production office, and hear about how developments in digital technology have changed his role over the decades.

Ticket prices: 15 GBP (Full) / 11.40 GBP (Students) / 9 GBP (Production Guild members) >Book ticket

"There is a level of quality of people that belong to The Production Guild that is a reassurance to producers, financiers, production companies and studios - both in the UK and internationally. The Production Guild brings together all the expertise that we have in the UK under one roof." - Callum McDougall, Executive Producer of Skyfall (2012) and SPECTRE (2015)

Anthony Waye on the of The Elephant Man with Kenny Barker
Anthony Waye (right) with Kenny Baker on the set of The Elephant Man in 1980.

This is the first in a new series of The Production Guild’s ‘Up Close’ events open to the public, designed to promote the work of top industry figures in film and TV production to a wider audience. Interview begins promptly at 8pm and runs until 9.30pm, with an opportunity for industry networking before and after.

Photo on top:
Anthony Waye (back left) with Jeremy Summers, George Raft, Dan Duryea, Christopher Lee, Terry Bourke and Brian Donlevy on the set of Five Golden Dragons in 1966.

For more information Anthony Wayes amazing career, check out his IMDB profile.



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