In Conversation


James and Andrey
James and Andrey Zvyagintsev

Kevin Everson


– Artist

– “I’m just from a small town, I just make things and I’m fascinated by people who want to see what I do.”

Kumail Nanjiani


– Stand-up comedian, writer, and actor

– “I was trying so hard to keep it cool but I’m sure he saw right through me”

Neville Pierce


– Director and journalist

– “Tell them what you’re going to tell them, tell them, tell them what you just told them. I was told that at school, about public speaking, but it applies to that type of writing too I think.”

Lynne Ramsay


– Director, writer, and producer

– “You just have to let this animal loose. Like in that scene with the drug dealer he really did punch that guy and we were all shocked. Luckily the extra was pretty cool about it.”

James Richardson


– Television presenter, journalist, and podcast host

On football punditry: “The staple of English pundits that float around don’t really have any expertise to bring to it”

On podcasts: “As much as podcasts have grown I think we are still very much at the tip of the iceberg in terms of their potential”

Andy Serkis


– Actor and director

– “When you’re telling a story as a director you are also creating the world of the story and how you choose to frame it.”

Andrey Zvyagintsev


– Director and screenwriter

– “I came out of the cinema and it was as if I couldn’t move”