Tim Harford, whose writings reveal the economic ideas behind everyday experiences has given a TED talk – A Powerful Way to Unleash your Natural Creativity. “What can we learn from the world’s most enduringly creative people? They “slow-motion multitask,” actively juggling multiple projects and moving between topics as the mood strikes — without feeling hurried…. Read more »
Category: TV, Film & Radio
YULI, a film directed by Spanish actor and filmmaker Icíar Bollaín that tells the story of Cuban ballet superstar, Carlos Acosta, received five nominations for the Spanish “Goya” awards – Spain’s national film awards. YULI premiered at the San Sebastian International Film Festival in September and is based on Acosta’s memoir, NO WAY HOME. Watch the official… Read more »
THE COMMON THREAD by John Sulston and Georgina Ferry has been optioned by See-Saw Films with backing from the BBC.
MY SISTER LIVES ON THE MANTLEPIECE by Annabel Pitcher has been optioned by Alexandre Jouan of Green Mill Way.
TIGERS IN RED WEATHER by Liza Klaussmann has been optioned by Stephen Garratt (producer of Le Carre’s THE NIGHT MANAGER)
Photo courtesy of Jonathan Greet. THE BALLROOM by Anna Hope has been optioned by Parallel Films for award-winning film-maker Aisling Walsh (AN INSPECTOR CALLS, MAISIE) to write and direct.
Martin Walker’s best-selling crime series – BRUNO – set in the Dordogne has been optioned by prolific German producer UFA-Fiction.
THE AFTERMATH by Rhidian Brook, starring Keira Knightley, Alexander Skaarsgard and Jason Clarke, will be released internationally by Fox Searchlight in March/April 2019. Watch the trailer here
THE HARE WITH AMBER EYES by Edmund de Waal has been optioned by Rachael Horowitz (PATRICK MELROSE, MONEYBALL, MAGGIE’S PLAN)
Ulinka Rublack’s The Astronomer and The Witch has been optioned to Andy Patterson of Sympathetic Ink Ltd., producer of The Railway Man and Girl with a Pearl Earring. The Astronomer and the Witch: Johannes Kepler’s Fight for his Mother tells the extraordinary true story of when Joseph Kepler’s widowed mother, Katharina, was accused of witchcraft…. Read more »