'King's Speech' director joins 14 others
Josh Berger, Film4’s Tessa Ross, helmer Beeban Kidron, entertainment lawyer Lisbeth Savill and Matthew Justice, topper at Big Talk Films. Hooper will join the BFI as it addresses some of the biggest challenges in the film landscape across the territory. Hooper’s “Speech” was backed by the shuttered U.K. Film Council., whose funding responsibilities have transferred to the BFI.
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