‘Stories We Tell’, by Sarah Polley. Award-winning documentary. One of the best in this field, unravels an unexpected biological parent.
Jon Green – songwriter and producer with Universal Music. He has written and produced for Linkin Park, Paloma Faith, Kylie Minogue, James Bay, Lola Lennox and recently scored his first Country Music No.1 hit. Jon splits his time between the UK and Nashville. He talks about getting sent to meet artists and breaks down the often time-limited songwriting and development process.
Warabi talks about the inspiration and circumstances behind ‘If Only’, an interesting new piece of music he created as one of several songs dedicated to the 1oo Years of Summerhill celebrations.
One agent represented the talent for these fascinating films. According to the agent, the initial choice to play the central character in ‘The Man Who Fell To Earth’ was peter O’Toole until Maggie Abbott – the agent, now retired and writing books in the desert near Palm Springs – suggested Bowie was the only guy who was made for the role.
Mim became one of the leading artist’s agents in music and film in London from the 60s onwards. He put together director and talent for the film Sympathy for the Devil for producer Michael Pearson’s company Cupid Productions. Mim then set out for Morocco in search of the roots of Blues music, a trip he’d planned to undertake with his friend Brian Jones, before the legendary musician passed away. Michael and Cupid went on to produce the classic car-chase movie Vanishing Point, an iconic piece of Noir somehow pure in its portrayal of a modern driven but also random world.