Spirit of Cinema w/The Classic Film Orchestraself-released
Maya Music & Ulysses Arts present: SACHA PUTTNAM ‘S_P_I_R_I_T_ _O_F_ _C_I_N_E_M_A_' _WITH THE CLASSIC FILM ORCHESTRA ALBUM RELEASE 6TH NOVEMBER 2020 LISTEN TO THE ALBUM | ALBUM & SINGLE ARTWORK | PRESS IMAGES | FILM IMAGES Cinema has always been a part of Sacha Puttnam's life, his dad being the iconic and multi-award winning producer David Puttnam whose films have won 10 Oscars and 25 BAFTAS. Living, breathing and absorbing a world where he was surround by filmmakers, illustrious composers and music producers such as Mark Knopfler, Michael Kamen and George Fenton Sacha's obvious aptitude for music flourished. Having been mentored by the likes of legendary film composer Vangelis (Chariots of Fire, Blade Runner) and Quincy Jones (Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis), Sacha studied at Boston's Berklee College of Music and then Moscow's Tchaikovsky Conservatory where he conducted Schubert's Unfinished Symphony at the Bolshoi Hall on Christmas Day, 1991.
Is Chariots of Fire still the best Olympics' film ever? / RTE
RTE's Ruth Barton writes......40 years after its release and with the Olympics in full swing, it's time to reassess the film with the iconic theme tune. If ever there was a film for a sporting occasion, Chariots of Fire is it. As we conclude the final lap of the marathon that is 2021's delayed Olympic Games, it is to the tune of Vangelis' iconic soundtrack that the IOC must surely move as the...
David Puttnam recalls series of accidents that helped make 'Chariots of Fire' a classic / THE IRISH TIMES
‘What the film says is that you can hold on to your principles, and still emerge a winner' THE IRISH TIMES, Ian O'Riordan writes....If you ever get to tell David Puttnam he has to sit down tonight and watch one of his own films, his first choice would be Local Hero, the Scottish drama-comedy he produced in 1983, with Burt Lancaster playing the eccentric head of a Texas oil company intent of...
Lord Puttnam set to release movie about climate change - Arctic 30 / theguardian
Lord Puttnam, the Oscar-winning producer behind some of the most successful British films of the 1970s and 80s, including Chariots of Fire and Bugsy Malone, is to return to movie-making after a substantial gap, with a film about the Arctic 30, a group of environmental activists seized by Russian troops last year. Speaking in Cannes, David Puttnam, 74, said that, despite a long career as an environmental ...
Sacha Puttnam: "My dad was maniacal" / Radio Times 'father & son' interview
As Sacha Puttnam releases a CD of music from his film producer father David's movies, Radio Times hears from them both about family ties, creativity and the joy of music. There seems to be no significant anniversary attached to the CD Puttnam Plays Puttnam. Why did you decide to make it now? READ THE FULL Radio Times ARTICLE...