Thursday 24 October 2013 -
11:00 to 23:59
Iluzjon Cinema, room Mała Czarna, Warsaw

In addition to Warsaw retrospective of Mike Leigh’s movies, you will have a chance to participate in his lecture on cinema. If you are interested  in how movies are produced or you are a student of a film school or any other film course, meeting Mike Leigh, one of the most outstanding British director, winner of Golden Palm, nominated four times for Oscar, will be a real treat for you. 

The host of this Mastercalss - editor of a FilmPro magazine – Małgorzata Stasiak will ask Mike Leigh about main stages of a movie production: preproduction, production and postproduction. Exploring Mike Leigh’s innovative methodology (peculiarities of his work with actors, long-term cooperation with devoted film crew, consistent accentuation of music in a movie) you will discover all the secrets of his style.

This Masterclass is organized by The National Film Archive, British Council and a magazine in audiovisual industry FilmPRO.

Part I: interview with a director (approx. 1 hour)

Host: Małgorzata Stasiak (Editor of FilmPro magazine)

Part II: Questions from students (approx. ½ hour)

Masterclass will be held in English

Join by sending an email to until 23rd October, 10 a.m.

Masterclass is free of charge following prior registration. The number of seats is limited! 

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