Author: Geoffrey Macnab and Sharon Swart

Geoffrey Macnab and Sharon Swart

Geoffrey Macnab writes on film for the Independent, the Guardian, Sight & Sound, and Screen International. He is the author of Screen Epiphanies, Ingmar Bergman: The Life and Films of the Last Great European Auteur; The Making of Taxi Driver; Key Moments in Cinema; Searching for Stars: Stardom and Screen Acting in British Cinema; and J. Arthur Rank and the British Film Industry. Sharon Swart is a writer and consultant with more than 15 years of experience covering the entertainment industry as a staff editor for Variety and The Hollywood Reporter. At Variety, she edited the publication’s respected “10 to Watch” lists of emerging directors, screenwriters, and producers. She has served on film festival juries, including Sundance, and sits on the Board of Directors of humanitarian organization, FilmAid International.

Posts by Geoffrey Macnab and Sharon Swart:

Atonement (2007), adapted from Ian McEwan’s novel by the same name and directed by Joe Wright

Interview with Tim Bevan of Working Title Films: What a film producer does


The following is an excerpt from an interview with Tim Bevan featured in FilmCraft:Producing. In commercial terms, Working Title Films, the production company that Tim Bevan helped found and co-chairs, is the most successful UK outfit of its generation. From Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001) to Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), Notting Hill (1999), and…

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