David Puttnam

Award-winning film producer

Practical advice to those starting out in the film industry

2nd October 2014

In this in-depth one-to-one interview, producer David Puttnam shares a few behind-the-scenes moments on set, offers practical advice to those starting out in the film industry, and reveals the difficulties of balancing family life with a hugely demanding career. One of the UK’s most respected film producers, over a thirty year career he produced many iconic movies including Chariots of Fire, Midnight Express and Bugsy Malone. Awarded a CBE, a knighthood, and appointed to the House of Lords in 1997, his films have won 25 BAFTAs, 10 Oscars, and the Palme d’Or.