The sessions are designed to inspire people to become involved in the creative industries.
His latest lecture – British Film; That’ll Be The Day to Arctic 30 – will describe his personal journey through British Cinema from the 1970s through to his current project – a new film Arctic 30, based on the true-life experiences of Greenpeace protesters.
Taking place at the David Puttnam Media Centre Cinema, Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St Peter’s, on Friday, October 2, 11am-1pm, this free lecture is open to all.
Lord Puttnam is a former politician and was the very first Chancellor of the University of Sunderland. He remains the only British filmmaker to have run a Hollywood studio, Columbia Pictures.
Places must be booked for the lecture in advance by contacting Amy Callaghan on 0191 515 2637 or firstname.lastname@example.orgâ€¨