"Dramas based on real events should embrace the untidiness of real life." Screenwriter Neil McKay (See No Evil: The Moors Murders, This Is Personal, Appropriate Adult) offers his advice for drama writers inspired by real events, discussing the importance of remaining faithful to the facts rather than meeting dramatic requirements.
Are you looking to get into music composition but don’t know where to begin? We spoke to a range of composers including Clint Mansell (Requiem for a Dream), George Fenton (The Blue Planet), Jessica Curry (Dear Esther) and Dario Marianelli (Atonement) who reveal how their careers began and what advice they’d give to those starting out.
"You can’t be intense all day, your energy would just die completely. So you have to balance it”.
Watch highlights from Jim Broadbent’s recent A Life in Pictures interview, where he discusses singing Madonna on Moulin Rouge, his enjoyment of working with Judi Dench on Iris, and what motivates him as an actor.
New on BAFTA Guru: As Sky Atlantic’s The Tunnel heads towards its dramatic finale, listen to our podcast featuring stars Clémence Poésy, Stephen Dillane and the creative team on how the took on the challenge of remaking The Bridge.
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