You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

BFI board of governors taps Hooper

'King's Speech' director joins 14 others

Tom Hooper has been appointed to the British Film Institute’s board of governors.

“The King’s Speech” helmer marks the final addition to the 15 strong board, which includes Warner Bros. U.K. topper 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.

More Film

  • It movie review

    'It: Chapter 2' Director Andy Muschietti Says 'Bring Your Adult Diapers'

    Tom Hooper has been appointed to the British Film Institute’s board of governors. “The King’s Speech” helmer marks the final addition to the 15 strong board, which includes Warner Bros. U.K. topper Josh Berger, Film4’s Tessa Ross, helmer Beeban Kidron, entertainment lawyer Lisbeth Savill and Matthew Justice, topper at Big Talk Films. Hooper will join […]

  • Deadpool 2 Ocean's 8

    Poll: Which Summer Tentpole Are You Most Excited to See?

    Tom Hooper has been appointed to the British Film Institute’s board of governors. “The King’s Speech” helmer marks the final addition to the 15 strong board, which includes Warner Bros. U.K. topper Josh Berger, Film4’s Tessa Ross, helmer Beeban Kidron, entertainment lawyer Lisbeth Savill and Matthew Justice, topper at Big Talk Films. Hooper will join […]

  • Matthew Rhys, Benedict Cumberbatch, Andy Serkis,

    Can 'Mowgli' Sell MovieGoers on a Darker 'Jungle Book'?

    Tom Hooper has been appointed to the British Film Institute’s board of governors. “The King’s Speech” helmer marks the final addition to the 15 strong board, which includes Warner Bros. U.K. topper Josh Berger, Film4’s Tessa Ross, helmer Beeban Kidron, entertainment lawyer Lisbeth Savill and Matthew Justice, topper at Big Talk Films. Hooper will join […]

  • Fantastic Beasts

    Eddie Redmayne Faces the Dark Arts in 'Fantastic Beasts' Sequel Footage

    Tom Hooper has been appointed to the British Film Institute’s board of governors. “The King’s Speech” helmer marks the final addition to the 15 strong board, which includes Warner Bros. U.K. topper Josh Berger, Film4’s Tessa Ross, helmer Beeban Kidron, entertainment lawyer Lisbeth Savill and Matthew Justice, topper at Big Talk Films. Hooper will join […]

  • 'WarGames' Composer Arthur B. Rubinstein Dead

    'WarGames' Composer Arthur B. Rubinstein Dies at 80

    Tom Hooper has been appointed to the British Film Institute’s board of governors. “The King’s Speech” helmer marks the final addition to the 15 strong board, which includes Warner Bros. U.K. topper Josh Berger, Film4’s Tessa Ross, helmer Beeban Kidron, entertainment lawyer Lisbeth Savill and Matthew Justice, topper at Big Talk Films. Hooper will join […]

  • A Star Is Born Lady Gaga

    'A Star Is Born' CinemaCon Trailer Shows Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper Singing Live

    Tom Hooper has been appointed to the British Film Institute’s board of governors. “The King’s Speech” helmer marks the final addition to the 15 strong board, which includes Warner Bros. U.K. topper Josh Berger, Film4’s Tessa Ross, helmer Beeban Kidron, entertainment lawyer Lisbeth Savill and Matthew Justice, topper at Big Talk Films. Hooper will join […]

  • Justice League Teaser Aquaman

    'Aquaman' Footage Debuts at CinemaCon; 'Wonder Woman 2' Details Revealed

    Tom Hooper has been appointed to the British Film Institute’s board of governors. “The King’s Speech” helmer marks the final addition to the 15 strong board, which includes Warner Bros. U.K. topper Josh Berger, Film4’s Tessa Ross, helmer Beeban Kidron, entertainment lawyer Lisbeth Savill and Matthew Justice, topper at Big Talk Films. Hooper will join […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content