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Soundstage is a unique regular and intimate film and arts event. There’s a line-up of great guests, discussing their work and achievements, sometimes with inspiration and advice. The events take place at The Others, 6 Manor Road, Stoke Newington, in North London, N16 5SA. www.theothers.uk.com

If you like Soundstage events you will also enjoy Creative Director Wayne Imms’, Space presentations in Brighton, where special guests are interviewed about their popular work and achievements, with a touch of inspiration and advice for the creative community and beyond.


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Monday March 5th / Doors at 7pm, starts at 7:30pm / £15

WITH EDITOR CHRIS WYATT AND

BROADCASTER SAMIRA AHMED

CHRIS WYATT

Chris Wyatt has edited a wide range of films and television series’. Recent work includes GOD’S OWN COUNTRY, one of 2017’s most acclaimed films and the winner of six British Independent Film Awards. He is the editor of the 2014 films ’71, about a Belfast-based soldier played by Jack O’Connell, and THE FALLING, directed by Carol Morley and starring Maisie Williams. Collaborations with Shane Meadows were 2006’s THIS IS ENGLAND and DEAD MAN’S SHOES, released in 2004. He also edited SHADOWS OF THE VAMPIRE, starring Willem Dafoe and John Malkovich, about the filming of NOSFERATU. Television dramas include Charlie Brooker’s zombie series DEAD SET, SECRET DIARY OF A CALL GIRL, starring Billie Piper, CRIMINAL JUSTICE and CLOSE TO THE ENEMY. Chris was an additional editor for PADDINGTON. He has received two BAFTA nominations, for THIS IS ENGLAND ’86 and CRIMINAL JUSTICE, and two British Independent Film Awards’ nominations, for ’71 and DEAD MAN’S SHOES.


SAMIRA AHMED

Samira Ahmed is a highly respected broadcaster and journalist. She is perhaps best known for being a presenter for the BBC, including arts magazine show FRONT ROW for Radio 4 and BBC Two, as well as BBC News’ NEWSWATCH. She was a presenter and reporter for CHANNEL 4 NEWS from 2000 to 2011. As a writer, Samira has contributed to The Guardian, The Independent and The Spectator. Her early work for the BBC includes being a reporter for the TODAY programme and for NEWSNIGHT. As the corporation’s Los Angeles correspondent, her work included covering the OJ Simpson trial. She has made a wide range of documentaries for BBC Radio 3, covering areas such as popular culture, politics and social history. Samira is a big film fan, as well as of cult television and comics, especially Wonder Woman. www.samiraahmed.co.uk

Soundstage March 5th Event

£15.00

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There are no actual tickets. Upon making a purchase for events, the payee will be added to an attendance list and the names will be on the door.

Please note, bookings cannot be refunded, unless an event advertised here is cancelled or unless a guest becomes unavailable for it.

Wednesday April 4th / Doors at 7pm, starts at 7:30pm / £15

WITH FILM CASTING DIRECTOR SUSIE FIGGIS AND

MUSIC JOURNALIST, AUTHOR & BROADCASTER DAVID HEPWORTH

SUSIE FIGGIS

Susie Figgis is one of the most experienced and renowned casting directors in the UK. She began her career on acclaimed films released in the early eighties, such as GANDHI, directed by Richard Attenborough, and LOCAL HERO. With Attenborough, she also worked on CRY FREEDOM and CHAPLIN. Her collaborations with director Neil Jordan include THE CRYING GAME, MONA LISA, INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE and MICHAEL COLLINS. Susie was also the casting director on popular films such as THE FULL MONTY and THE KILLING FIELDS. Films with Tim Burton include SLEEPY HOLLOW, SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET and his forthcoming live-action version of DUMBO. This will be a fascinating insight into the world of film casting.


DAVID HEPWORTH

David Hepworth is a popular music journalist and author, as well as being a broadcaster. He is also a former magazine editor. He began his music journalism career in the seventies, by writing for publications such as the NME. In 1979, David joined the highly popular Smash Hits and became its editor. He went on to launch other successful magazines, including Q, Mojo, Empire, Heat and The Word. In the eighties, he was a BBC TV presenter, on The Old Grey Whistle Test and the Live Aid coverage. He is the author of the acclaimed music books 1971: Never a Dull Moment and Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of the Rock Stars, both Sunday Times bestsellers. David also writes about radio for The Guardian, is a director of Mixmag Media and is on the Advertising Standards Authority council. He also hosts The Word podcast and is an active blogger. www.davidhepworth.com

Soundstage April 4th Event

£15.00

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There are no actual tickets. Upon making a purchase for events, the payee will be added to an attendance list and the names will be on the door.

Please note, bookings cannot be refunded, unless an event advertised here is cancelled or unless a guest becomes unavailable for it.

Wednesday May 9th / Doors at 7pm, starts at 7:30pm / £17

WITH FILM AND TV EDITOR JON GREGORY &

RECORD PRODUCER AND MUSICIAN YOUTH

JON GREGORY

Jon Gregory is a renowned film and television editor whose recent work includes Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. He received Oscar and BAFTA nominations for the film, which was directed by Martin McDonagh. He is also the editor of McDonagh’s In Bruges. Jon’s work includes the Mike Leigh films Secrets and Lies, Mr Turner, Naked, Life is Sweet, High Hopes, Another Year and the forthcoming Peterloo. The many other films that he edited include the hugely successful Four Weddings and a Funeral, Donnie Brasco, starring Al Pacino and Johnny Depp, Hanif Kureishi’s London Kills Me and A United Kingdom, directed by Amma Asante. Jon’s career began editing for television, such as for Play for Today, popular comedy Open all Hours and Traffik, the Channel 4 series, which he was BAFTA-nominated for.


YOUTH

Youth is a legendary record producer, musician and a founder member and the bassist of Killing Joke. He has worked in many genres, such as rock, indie, acid house, techno and dub. His production work includes The Verve album Urban Hymns, Embrace’s The Good Will Out and Together Alone by Crowded House. Youth also co-produced James’s Seven album, Pink Floyd’s The Endless River and Delores O’Riordan’s Are You Listening? He has been a key collaborator with The Orb, including on the classic single Fluffy Little Clouds; was part of the experimental duo The Fireman with Paul McCartney and with Blue Pearl had a big hit with Naked in the Rain. The diverse range of artists he has also produced includes The Cult, Primal Scream, The Charlatans, Echo and the Bunnymen, Beth Orton, Heather Nova, Dido and Bananarama. Youth has remixed for many artists, formed a record label, Butterfly, and received the Music Producers Guild Outstanding Contribution to UK Music Award in 2016.

Soundstage May 9th Event

£17.00

Tickets for:

Price:

There are no actual tickets. Upon making a purchase for events, the payee will be added to an attendance list and the names will be on the door.

Please note, bookings cannot be refunded, unless an event advertised here is cancelled or unless a guest becomes unavailable for it.