An evening with Anthony Waye
The Courthouse Hotel, 19-21 Great Marlborough Street, Soho
London W1F 7HL
Gain a rare insight into the career of one of Britain’s leading figures in film production, in ‘An Evening with Anthony Waye’ on 15 November, presented by The Production Guild of Great Britain and open to the general public.
From mail boy to executive producer, Anthony’s illustrious career began more than 60 years ago, and has seen him work on more than 90 films, including award-winning titles The Elephant Man, Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope and Julia, an outstanding 11 Bond films (including Quantum of Solace, Casino Royale, Die Another Day and Octopussy) and two Carry On films.
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 he 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.
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. This event is supported by Technicolor.
Tickets: £15 (Full) / £11.40 (Students) / £9 (Production Guild members)
Image left features: Anthony Waye, John Glen, Alec Mills and crew. Courtesy of OCTOPUSSY © 1983 Danjaq, LLC and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. All rights reserved.
Image centre features: Anthony Waye on the set of Star Wars Episode IV - A New Hope. Courtesy of © Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All Rights Reserved.
Image right: features Anthony Waye and Roger Spottismoore courtesy of TOMORROW NEVER DIES © 1997 Danjaq, LLC and Eighteen Leasing Corp. All rights reserved.