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David Puttnam

Film Producer & Educator.

David Puttnam is a film producer and educator. His productions include The Mission, The Killing Fields and Chariots of Fire, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture. His films have won ten Oscars, ten Golden globes, twenty-five Baftas and the Palme D’Or at Cannes. He has also written a number of books including The Undeclared War.

David is the Chair of Atticus Education, an online education company he founded in 2012 that delivers audio-visual seminars to students all over the world. He is also a member of the House of Lords where he pursues an active role in a variety of areas, from educational and environmental issues to digital skills.

Events

Creativity – where does it come from?

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If creativity is the mental capacity to generate new and interesting ideas, where does it come from? For the artists, is it a eureka moment of inspiration or the culminating of year of work, honing the craft until ultimately something unique emerges. Is it age related? Do we go through a purple patch like some musicians […]

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From Good to Great: How To Make a Brilliant 21st Century Education System.

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In a world where information is limitless, where memory is being made redundant by Google, where the jobs of the future are not even invented yet, education and the ability to analyze, discern and make a relevant contribution is more important than ever. But how do we create an education system that gets the best […]

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Movies and Books

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This is a must for film buffs, TV aficionados, and book lovers. Join a ten-time Academy Award winner, a Booker prize winner, the brilliant creator of recent TV sensation Deutschland 83 and 86 and a double-Oscar winning producer as they explore books, movies and the future of TV. With David Puttman, Anna Winger, Marlon James, […]

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