Royal Television East with StoryLab, Cambridge:
Q&A with Emmy award winning Director, Geoffrey Smith chaired by Hans Petch
Monday 11th October 2021
16.30 – 17.30 Royal Television Society online
17:45 – 19:00 Creative Practice Methods workshop: Story
Mumford Theatre, Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge CB1 1PT
*Due to Covid regulations, live Mumford event will be capped at 40 attendees
Booking for the event can be found on the RTS event page:
The English Surgeon, dir: Geoffrey Smith, photo: Simon Clarke)
What does Nick Cave, brain surgery and being millimetres away from death on three occasions have in common? Find out in an engaging discussion chaired by former BBC Producer, Hans Petch with double Emmy award winning documentary filmmaker Geoffrey Smith as he dissects his life story and the films which have grown from it.
Geoffrey Smith is a director who was at the BBC in London for over 13 years. He has made over 25 films for all the major UK broadcasters, won over 40 International awards, was listed in the 2009 NY Times Best Films list for the “The English Surgeon”, and his last two feature documentaries have sold widely, had theatrical releases and screened at hundreds of film festivals across the world.