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Emma Thompson On Her Writing Process: A Yoga Mat, A Hoover, & Lots Of Crying

Quirky is possibly the best word to describe Emma Thompson‘s BAFTA Screenwriters’ Lecture, hilariously delivered tonight in London. It included a physical demonstration of her writing process; pearls of wisdom shared with the filmmaker attendees; and an anecdote about how a period sketch she wrote featuring a Victorian-era virgin encountering a penis led to her penning… 1,362 more words

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David Fincher Talks Boxed Heads, "Silliness" Of Movies & Breaking Rules At BAFTA Event

As awards season begins to roll out, BAFTA hosted director David Fincher for its Life in Pictures series tonight in London. The prestigious lineup of career interviews in the past has featured such talent as Emma Thompson, Ralph Fiennes and Tom Hanks. 1,383 more words

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James Schamus On Screenwriting: "124 Pages Of Begging For Money & Attention"

When James Schamus is on a bill, he can generally be trusted to deliver an intellectual reality check to the motion picture business. That’s just what he did tonight in London as the first guest of BAFTA’s 2014 Screenwriters’ Lectures series. 716 more words

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Patrick Doyle (7 Oct) and David Arnold (2 Dec), i'viewed in Elgar room at Royal Albert Hall

BAFTA’s Conversations with Screen Composers is wonderful. The fantastic Tommy Pearson does the interviewing (I always think they should get someone in just to interview… 156 more words

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"Bedlam" 2014 Grierson Awards nomination

Great news today that Bedlam made the final nominations for the prestigious 2014 Grierson Awards from the shortlist announced in the summer.

Bedlam has been shortlisted for Best Documentary Series, alongside Educating Yorkshire for Channel 4, and BBC3’s Life and Death Row as well as Al Jazeera series Orphans of the Sahara.

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WTX2; Glue. Series Premier!

Welcome to a new feature on WTF, tentatively named ‘WTx2′ (What to Watch Tonight), which will bring you a few TV shows to keep your eye out for tonight as you settle down… 218 more words

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