Screen Talks Bradford UNESCO City of Film
Join Bradford UNESCO City of Film at Theatre in the Mill for an exclusive series of enthralling talks on life working in the film and TV industry. Our guest speakers will share first hand insights into the business, and talk candidly about their experiences – from working in special effects to location managing and producing.
These Q+A sessions – running throughout the anniversary year and hosted by Bradford UNESCO City of Film – offer film fans and those hoping to break into the business, an unprecedented opportunity to learn more about one of the UK’s fastest growing industries. Our speakers have worked on productions such as Vikings, The Tudors, Top Gear, Peaky Blinders, Ackley Bridge, Downton Abbey and Dr Who and will include:
Michael Hirst was born in Bradford, Yorkshire in 1952. He attended Bradford Grammar School, the London School of Economics, Nottingham University and Trinity College, Oxford. He has been a professional writer since 1980. Film scripts have include Fools of Fortune, starring Julie Christie and Elizabeth, starring Cate Blanchett. Michael has also written television series’ including The Tudors and Vikings.