New judge confirmed – Ben Gibson, Director of the London Film School
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/about/40/warwickshootout/2006/judges/
Warwick Shootout has attracted another prestigious judge for this year's competition –
Since 2000 Ben Gibson has been Director of the London Film School. As an independent producer and as Head of Production at the British Film Institute (BFI) from 1988–98 he commissioned and produced films by Terence Davies, Derek Jarman, Carine Adler, John Maybury, Lynn Ramsay, Patrick Keiller, Gurinder Chadha, Andrew Kotting, Isaac Julien and many others. His feature credits include Love is the Devil, Beautiful People, The Long Day Closes, Wittgenstein and Under the Skin. He was also a partner in The Other Cinema and Metro Pictures during the ‘80s, and UK distributor of Godard, Almodovar and many others. He has worked as a freelance producer, a theatre director and a film journalist. He was a co–founder of LIFT (London International Festival of Theatre) in 1981, and founding Chairman of The Script Factory in 1992.
Ben Gibson joins David Holloway, and Dr.Tim White on the judging panel.
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