2017 Jocelyn Hay Lecture

Tuesday 21st March 2017 19:00 - Tuesday 21st March 2017 21:00

We are delighted that Lord Puttnam has agreed to deliver the 2017 Jocelyn Hay VLV Lecture.

Lord Puttnam spent thirty years as an independent producer of award-winning films including The Mission, The Killing Fields, Local Hero, Chariots of Fire, Midnight Express, Bugsy Malone and Memphis Belle.   From 1994 to 2004 he was Vice President and Chair of Trustees at the British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA) and was awarded a BAFTA Fellowship in 2006. 

He retired from film production in 1998 to focus on his work in public policy as it relates to education, the environment, and the creative and communications industries.  He was Deputy Chairman of Channel 4 Television (2006 - 2012) and The Sage Gateshead (2007- 2012), founding Chair of the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) and Chair of both the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television and the National Film and Television School for ten years the latter of which he is an honorary fellow. 

6.30pm for a 7.00pm start.

£10 members £15 corporates which includes drinks before and after the speech.  Tickets can be booked online here

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