A Tribute to Working Title FilmsPresented by BAFTA NEW YORK and the Hamptons International Film Festival.
The Golden Starfish Award for Lifetime Achievement
A Tribute to Working Title Films and Co-Chairs Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner
Special guests :
Renée Zellweger (actor, BRIDGET JONES’S DIARY)
Richard Curtis (writer/director, ABOUT TIME, LOVE ACTUALLY)
Edgar Wright (writer/director, THE WORLD’S END, SHAUN OF THE DEAD)
Did you know that a single British film production company is responsible for FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL, ATONEMENT, BRIDGET JONES’S DIARY, ELIZABETH, BILLY ELLIOT, LES MISÉRABLES, NOTTING HILL, HOT FUZZ, THE WORLD’S END, BEAN, FROST/NIXON, NANNY MCPHEE, and ABOUT A BOY, just to name a few?
It is little wonder that the force behind these jaw-dropping creations is Working Title Films. Its movies have won 35 BAFTA® Awards, ten Academy Awards®, and have grossed more than $6 billion worldwide. Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner have fostered creative collaborations with actors including Cate Blanchett, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley, Renée Zellweger, Simon Pegg, and Emma Thompson and filmmakers including Richard Curtis, Stephen Daldry, Stephen Frears, Paul Greengrass, Tom Hooper, Edgar Wright, Joe Wright, and the Coen brothers.
Join us for an in-depth interview with Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, and their special guests, for the ultimate insiders’ perspective on one of today’s most prolific and successful producing teams, which has developed and nurtured an incredible generation of globally beloved UK talent.