BAFTA winning writer/director Tony Grisoni will reveal key moments from his illustrious career. With writing credits including Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Brothers of the Head and Red Riding, Grisoni moves effortlessly from gritty television drama to major film blockbusters. Critically acclaimed collaborations with prolific directors including Terry Gilliam, John Boorman and Michael Winterbottom have garnered him countless award nominations and wins including the 2002 Berlinale Golden Bear for In This World alongside a BAFTA nomination for his directing debut for the short film KINGSLAND #1 The Dreamer.
Film script editor Kate Leys will lead Tony Grisoni in an onstage conversation, illustrated with clips from some of his best work and will introduce the Northern premiere of Tony’s most recent work, The Pizza Miracle produced by Emu Films: A belligerent father who doesn’t know how to be loved, battles with his son who doesn’t know how to live.
This event forms part of BAFTA’s UK-wide learning and events programme, giving audiences across the country access behind the screens of the film, TV and video games industries. For more information and to sign up to the e-bulletin, go to www.bafta.org