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Soundstage is a unique regular and intimate film and arts event. There’s a line-up of great guests, discussing their work and achievements, sometimes with inspiration and advice. The events take place at The Others, 6 Manor Road, Stoke Newington, in North London, N16 5SA.

If you like Soundstage events you will also enjoy Creative Director Wayne Imms’, Space presentations in Brighton, where special guests are interviewed about their popular work and achievements, with a touch of inspiration and advice for the creative community and beyond.

Wednesday September 19th / Doors at 7pm, starts at 7:30pm / £15




Paul Franklin’s appearance will mark the 20th anniversary of leading visual effects company DNEG, which he co-founded. Paul’s work has included supervising VFX on Christopher Nolan’s highly successful THE DARK KNIGHT trilogy, INTERSTELLAR and INCEPTION. He also worked on two Harry Potter films, MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION and the forthcoming Spider-Man spinoff VENOM, released later this year, among many other action and fantasy films. Founded in London, DNEG is one of the film industry’s biggest success stories. Its work has won three Oscars in the last four years and Paul has won two Oscars and two BAFTAs; for INTERSTELLAR and INCEPTION.


Phil Meheux is a leading and BAFTA-nominated cinematographer, also known as director of photography. He has worked on two James Bond films, CASINO ROYALE, for which he was BAFTA-nominated and won a British Society of Cinematographers Award, and GOLDENEYE. Other films include 1979’s SCUM, starring Ray Winstone and Phil Daniels, and the classic British gangster film THE LONG GOOD FRIDAY, starring Bob Hoskins and Helen Mirren. Phil’s work also includes THE FINAL CONFLICT, the last in the OMEN trilogy, as well as Michael Caine thriller THE FOURTH PROTOCOL, and 1999’s ENTRAPMENT. His career began as a cameraman on TV series’ such as Z CARS, THE PROFESSIONALS, PLAY FOR TODAY and THE GOODIES.

Soundstage September 19th 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, bookings cannot be refunded, unless an event advertised here is cancelled or unless a guest becomes unavailable for it.

Sunday September 23rd / 3:00pm

At Picturehouse Central, Shaftesbury Avenue, London / £17


Following this screening, its producer, Pierre Spengler, will be interviewed on stage about his key part in the making of Superman: the Movie. He also produced the sequels Superman II and Superman III. Other guests may be announced.  

The classic superhero adventure from 1978 stars Christopher Reeve in the title role. Its cast also includes legendary actors such as Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman and Terence Stamp. This much loved and hugely successful film charts the origins of Superman; his escape from the doomed planet Krypton to his first encounter with the villainous Lex Luther.

Please note that the film will be screened from an old 35 mm print, so there may be occasional slight scratches. However, it's certainly deemed to be of an acceptable quality.

Soundstage September 23rd Event


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Tickets for the payees via this website will be available from the cinema’s box office on the day of the event.

No refunds less than 48 hours before the event ref. tickets booked through Soundstage Events.

Monday November 12th / Doors at 7pm, starts at 7:30pm / £16




Deborah Nadoolman Landis’s first work as a costume designer for film was on the 1977 comedy KENTUCKY FRIED MOVIE, directed by John Landis. She went on to work with John many times, including his next film, NATIONAL LAMPOON’S ANIMAL HOUSE. Then she collaborated with Steven Spielberg on the comedy 1941. Set in LA just after Pearl Harbour, it starred Dan Ackroyd and John Belushi. Deborah also worked with Spielberg on RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK, designing the iconic costume for Indiana Jones and, of course, the epic’s other characters. Back with John Landis, she was the costume designer on a string of his films, which were mainly comedies. They include THE BLUES BROTHERS, with Ackroyd and Belushi, the horror classic AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON, SPIES LIKE US, BURKE AND HARE, as well as the hugely successful TRADING PLACES and COMING TO AMERICA, which both starred Eddie Murphy. Deborah also designed the costumes for Michael Jackson’s THRILLER and BLACK OR WHITE videos. She was the curator of the V&A’s highly popular HOLLYWOOD COSTUME exhibition, which opened in 2012.


Waris Hussein’s appearance will mark 55 years since the very first DOCTOR WHO story, including its first episode, AN UNEARTHLY CHILD, which he is the director of. It was broadcast in November of 1963. He returned to direct the 1964 story MARCO POLO. When directing the first story of what became a classic sci-fi series, Waris was the youngest director that the BBC ever had, aged just 24. Since DOCTOR WHO, he directed a wide range of acclaimed films and television programmes, working with many renowned actors. These included the 1965 BBC production of A PASSAGE TO INDIA and the popular Thames Television series of EDWARD AND MRS SIMPSON, which he won a BAFTA for. His feature films include MELODY, written by Alan Parker and produced by David Puttnam, and HENRY VII AND HIS SIX WIVES, which starred Charlotte Rampling and Donald Pleasence. Waris won an Emmy for COPACABANA, a TV musical film starring Barry Manilow. Earlier this year, he was honoured with a BFI retrospective, comprising of screenings of some of his work.

Soundstage November 12th Event


Tickets for:


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, bookings cannot be refunded, unless an event advertised here is cancelled or unless a guest becomes unavailable for it.