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Soundstage is a new and unique regular London-based arts event. Each month, there’ll be a line-up of two special guest interviewees, discussing their popular work and achievements. There’s likely to be a touch of inspiration and advice. Soundstage looks set to be highly appealing to the creative community and beyond. 
The events will take place at The Others, 6 Manor Road, Stoke Newington.www.theothers.uk.com

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Thursday March 12th / Doors at 7pm, starts at 7:30pm, £12.50 

This event welcomes film producers Robert Watts

and Katherine Butler.

ROBERT WATTS

Robert Watts was the associate producer of the original Star Wars trilogy. He began working with George Lucas on Star Wars forty years ago, in 1975; nearly a year before shooting began. Robert played a major part in working alongside Lucas to realise the film phenomenon. He went on to work with Lucas and Steven Spielberg as supervising producer on Raiders of the Lost Ark and was the producer of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Robert later produced the groundbreaking Who Framed Roger Rabbit. His credits also include, as production manager, Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey and Papillon, starring Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman. He was location manager for You Only Live Twice and the Michael Caine spy drama Billion Dollar Brain.


KATHERINE BUTLER

Katherine spent nine years at Film4, where she began as Head of Development, before being promoted to Senior Commissioning Executive and then Deputy Head of Film. She worked across the low budget and new talent slate for Film4. During that time, she executive produced many highly acclaimed films such as Tyrannosaur, Kill List, Berberian Sound Studio, The Selfish Giant, Sightseers, Starred up, Frank and The Imposter. During her time as Head of Development at Film4, Katherine oversaw high profile releases, including Slumdog Millionaire, Attack the Block, Submarine, Nowhere Boy and Brick Lane. Prior to working at Film4, Katherine ran development for Ruby Films, having joined them from the New Zealand Film Commission where she held the position of Executive Producer and Head of Development from 1999 to 2002. Katherine is currently head of film and TV drama at Raw, a leading production company. www.raw.co.uk



Soundstage March 12th Event

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Thursday April 9th / Doors at 7pm, starts at 7:30pm, £12.50 

This event welcomes three-time BAFTA-nominated editor Jon Gregory

and BBC Radio 4’s The Film Programme presenter Francine Stock.

JON GREGORY

Leading film and television editor Jon Gregory has played a key role in the making of many highly acclaimed and popular films over the past twenty-five years. His three BAFTA nominations were for In Bruges, Four Weddings and a Funeral, and the 1989 mini-series Traffik. Jon has collaborated with renowned director Mike Leigh on Mr. Turner, Secrets and Lies, Naked, Life is Sweet and High Hopes. He edited the acclaimed The Road and The Proposition; both directed by John Hillcoat. Jon’s other credits include the gangster-focused Donnie Brasco, starring Al Pacino and Johnny Depp. He began as a television editor on shows such as Open All Hours, Play for Today and The Darling Buds of May.

 

FRANCINE STOCK

Francine Stock presents The Film Programme, BBC Radio 4's weekly look at the latest releases and trends within the medium, with exclusive interviews and features. She joined the BBC in 1983 as a producer on Radio 4’s The World at One, PM and The World This Weekend. She later moved into television, presenting Newsnight and The Money Programme. Before The Film Programme, Francine was one of the original presenters of Radio 4’s weekly arts programme, Front Row. She is also the regular host of the BAFTA Life in Pictures strand, and regularly writes about film for Prospect magazine. As a novelist, Stock has published two works of fiction: A Foreign Country, shortlisted for the Whitbread First Novel award, and Man-Made Fibre. She is also the author of In Glorious Technicolor: A Century of Film and How it Has Shaped Us.

Soundstage April 9th Event

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Thursday May 7th / Doors at 7pm, starts at 7:30pm, £12.50 

This month’s event welcomes acclaimed comedian Seann Walsh

and leading record producer Dan Carey.

SEANN WALSH

Charming and charismatic, and a natural motor-mouth, Seann Walsh has swiftly risen to become one of the most popular and British comedians around today. His high profile is largely due to numerous television appearances on shows such as Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Mock the Week and 8 Out of 10 Cats. Brighton-born Seann took part in Jill Edwards' renowned comedy workshop based in the seaside city, before performing his first gig in 2006. He soon became the winner of the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year. Other accolades included Chortle Best Breakthrough Act Nominee 2010 and Chortle Best Compere Nominee 2011. His new tour takes place across the UK between February and the end of June. www.seannwalsh.co.uk


DAN CAREY

Dan Carey is a London based multi-instrumentalist, producer, writer and mixer who has worked with artists such as Franz Ferdinand, The Kills, Django Django, Bat for Lashes, Kylie Minogue, Mystery Jets, Lily Allen, Willy Mason Toy and Sia. Two albums Dan produced were nominated for the 2014 Mercury Prize Album of the Year – Kate Tempest’s Everybody Down & Nick Mulvey’s First Mind. Dan owns his own studio in South London and runs the record label Speedy Wunderground in co-operation with Heavenly Recordings. www.speedywunderground.com

Soundstage May 7th Event

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There are no actual tickets. Upon making a purchase for events, the payee will be added to an attendance list and the names will be on the door. Please note that any refunds won't be made less than 24 hours before an event that places are purchased for or after the relevant event.

There are no actual tickets. Upon making a purchase for events, the payee will be added to an attendance list and the names will be on the door. Please note that any refunds won't be made less than 24 hours before an event that places are purchased for or after the relevant event.

Thursday June 11th / Doors at 7pm, starts at 7:30pm, £12.50 

This month’s event welcomes Tim Bevan, film producer, co-chair and founder of the UK’s biggest

production company, Working Title Films, and Doctor Who visual effects producer Will Cohen.


TIM BEVAN

Tim co-founded Working Title Films with producer Sarah Radclyffe in 1983. Its first production, the highly acclaimed My Beautiful Laundrette, was released in 1985. Since then, the company’s films, produced by Tim, have grossed over 6 billion dollars and have won over ten Oscars. As a result of his contribution to the British film industry, he was honoured with a CBE. Working Title Film’s extensive and diverse films over the past thirty years include The Theory of Everything, Senna, Frost/Nixon, Four Weddings and a Funeral, United 93, Shaun of the Dead, The Big Lebowski and many more. This exclusive interview will provide an excellent insight into working at the top of the film industry.



WILL COHEN

Will’s appearance will mark ten years of the phenomenally popular rebooted Doctor Who series. From Daleks to dinosaurs, this visual effects producer was responsible for the award-winning visual effects on sixty episodes, including the very first, which was Rose, broadcast in 2005. Will's credits also include Les Miserables, Dredd, 28 Weeks Later and Torchwood. He is the CEO of Milk, a renowned visual effects company, which has worked on Sherlock, 24: Live Another Day, Ben Wheatley’s High Rise and many more leading productions.


Soundstage June 11th Event

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