Lord David Puttnam gives film masterclass in Sunderland

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AN interactive masterclass with one of Britain’s best-known and most successful film producers will be held on Wearside.

Lord David Puttnam will illustrate his presentation with clips from his own productions – which include That’ll be The Day, Midnight Express, The Mission and Chariots of Fire.

He will also talk about other film-makers who have influenced his career, and the lecture will be followed by a question and answer session with the audience.

The event will be held on Friday at 3pm in the University of Sunderland’s David Puttnam Media Centre, is free to attend and open to anyone, but people need to register in advance by emailing Andrea Carl at andrea.carl@sunderland.ac.uk or calling 515 2634.