Access NFTS: In Conversation with Caroline Amies, Production Design

Event Type:
Access NFTS

Event Date:
Mon, November 01, 2021 16:30 to 17:30

Access NFTS: In Conversation with Caroline Amies, Production Design

Supported by 'The Card Counter'

Join us for a series of live virtual sessions where industry professionals will be discussing their careers and experience behind the camera. Come along and learn about the range of roles available, take the opportunity to ask the experts and maybe find your future career! In celebration of the latest Paul Schrader (Raging Bull, Taxi Driver) writing/directing project, we will be running a series of events supported by 'The Card Counter' (released on November 5).

Details of this session are:

1st November:

Masterclass with Caroline Amies, Head of Production Design at the NFTS

Caroline initially followed her passion for theatre and worked for many companies including Hampstead Theatre, Michael Codron, The Young Vic, English National Opera and Royal Opera House doing graphics, scene painting and prop making, while also designing shows on the London Fringe including The Gate, Hull Truck, Royal Court & The Bubble Theatre. She studied History of Art at Warwick University and realising she was a practitioner she then did postgraduate Theatre Design at the Motley School. Since 1983 she has worked mostly designing for film, opting back to theatre to design The Blues Brothers which opened at the Whitehall Theatre the day Beirut hostage, John McCarthy was released. 

Her film credits include In the Name of the Father, Carrington, The Secret Agent, Land Girls, Last September, Ladies in Lavender, Copying Beethoven. In 2013 she designed the feature film Miss Julie, directed by Liv Ullmann, starring Colin Farrell and Jessica Chastain which opened in London in 2015. 


To book your FREE places please go to our Booking Form. There is no charge for any of these events and they will take place via Zoom. Links will be sent to those booked no later than 24 hours before each event. These sessions are open to all. Under 16's will need the supervision of an adult and log in using their account. 


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