Magazine article Screen International

Hamptons to Honour Working Title

Magazine article Screen International

Hamptons to Honour Working Title

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Working Title Films co-chairs Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner will receive the Hamptons International Film Festival's (HIFF) Golden Starfish Award for Lifetime Achievement on October 12.

The event will be the centrepiece HIFF and BAFTA New York's second Focus On UK Film series highlighting new UK productions featuring notable British talent.

As part of the tribute, Focus On UK Film will host a screening of Working Title's new Richard Curtis rom-com About Time starring Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams and Bill Nighy.

Renée Zellweger, who starred in Working Title's Bridget Jones's Diary movies, will introduce the tribute and will be joined on stage by Curtis, Edgar Wright and Joe Wright.

Working Title's credits include Les Misérables, Elizabeth, Four Weddings And A Funeral, Atonement and Billy Elliott.

"The Hamptons International Film Festival is pleased to recognise Working Title Films and its incredible body of work," said Anne Chaisson, HIFF executive director. …

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