National Film School Lecture Series [in association with Bord Scannán na hÉireann / The Irish Film Board] present ’30 Lessons of a Producer’, a lecture by producer Nik Powell.
In the early 1970s, Nik Powell set up Virgin Records with Richard Branson. He formed Palace Pictures with Stephen Woolley in 1982 and exec. produced all productions, including Neil Jordan’s Company of Wolves; Mona Lisa; and, Oscar® winning, The Crying Game. In 1992, Nik and Stephen formed Scala Productions, where they produced Terence Davies’ The Neon Bible; Little Voice by Mark Herman; and Fred Schepsi’s Last Orders. For nine years he was the Chairman of European Film Academy and host of the European Film Awards. Nik has been Director of the UK’s National Film and Television School since 2005 and is Chair of BAFTA’s Film Committee.
Tuesday, 4th MARCH 2014
A025 at 6.00 pm