The British Council is proud to present the Hong Kong premiere of Ethel & Ernest, an enchanting animation adapted from Raymond Briggs’ graphic novel at the European Union Film Festival 2017.
Camilla Deakin, the producer of Ethel & Ernest, and other children’s classics The Snowman and The Snowdog, and We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, will meet the audience in Hong Kong in a series of events. Camilla will share the creative process and behind-the-scene stories of working with the legendary Raymond Briggs on adapting his works into animated films.
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Ethel & Ernest Producer's Talk
From Page to Screen - Working with Raymond Briggs on adapting his much-loved books into animated films
Date & Time: 19.00, Monday, 20 February 2017
Venue: Room 307-8, 3/F, British Council, 3 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty, Hong Kong
Speaker: Camilla Deakin, Producer of Ethel & Ernest, Joint Managing Director of Lupus Films
Conducted in English
Free admission. Registration is required.
About Camilla Deakin
Camilla Deakin - Producer of Ethel & Ernest, Joint Managing Director of Lupus Films
Camilla started her career as a freelance journalist and moved into TV production as a producer and director. In 2002, Camilla set up Lupus Films with colleague Ruth Fielding. Since then, Camilla has produced animation and live-action films as well as TV series for the BBC, Channel 4, Five, ITV, Disney and Cartoon Network. She also executive produced a number of short films for Channel 4 and the UK Film Council. Camilla produced Series One of the popular CG pre-school show The Hive for Disney Junior; The Snowman and The Snowdog, and We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, an animated adaptation of the internationally best-selling children’s book. In 2013, Lupus Films received a prestigious BFI Vision Award. With the assistance of that award, Lupus Films produced the first feature film, Ethel & Ernest, a hand-drawn animated film that was based on the graphic novel by Raymond Briggs. The film features the voices of Oscar® winner Jim Broadbent and Golden Globe winner Brenda Blethyn.