Frankfurt am Main | 12 – 20 October 2024

Adrian Wootton OBE

Adrian is a Programme Advisor to the BFI London Film Festival; Venice Film Festival and Noir in Fest, Milan; Founding Director of Shots in the Dark Festival, Nottingham and Curator of the annual Cinema Made In Italy programme, London.

Adrian is a recognised authority in various film/TV and literature subjects (Hollywood, crime and mystery and Italian Cinema amongst others) and regularly lectures, writes broadcasts and curates programmes on them. In 2012, Adrian received an Honorary Doctorate in the Arts and was appointed Visiting Professor of Film & Media at Norwich University of the Arts.

In 2016, Adrian wrote and coproduced the BBC Arena Documentary Shakespeare on Screen . In 2014, Adrian received an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from the University of East Anglia and in 2017 was awarded an OBE for Services to Film. Most recently, Adrian has led the BFC’s work to develop the COVID-19 Production Guidance for Film and High-end TV drama, as part of the BFI’s wider COVID-19 Screen Sector Recovery Task Force.

Film London

Talks at B3

B3 Conference Opening | From Hollywood to Netflix & Co. - Is Content still King?

The film and moving image industries are in a constant state of change. With the increasing spread of streaming services and the steadily growing importance of social media, viewing habits have changed dramatically, and at the same time the demand for high-quality content has risen significantly. Where does this content come from and which topics are currently in particular demand by the audience or should be set? Read more…

One of the most influential directors of our time and B3 Honorary Lifetime Achievement Laureate 2023, Sir Stephen Frears, in conversation with Adrian Wootton (OBE), CEO of Film London and British Film Council.

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Adrian Wootton Presents Stephen Spielberg - A Film History

Adrian Wootton, Film London CEO and film historian gives this militia media illustrated talk. Read more…

Kurosawa and Shakespeare, Adaptation and Reinvention - An Illustrated Lecture by Adrian Wootton

Adrian Wootton CEO of Film London and film historian will explore the career of legendary Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa (1910-1988). Read more…