From Bridget Jones to Borat, BAFTA winner Dan Mazer has forged a successful career writing and directing comedies around the world. Known for crafting unique characters and subverting the norms of storytelling and filmmaking – and for his long-term partnership with Sacha Baron Cohen – Mazer has consistently broken boundaries to create comedies that challenge taboos and ignite debates.
His most recent series, Who is America? ignited an immediate sensation when it debuted with US Senators and Congressmen being pulled into the mayhem with hilarious and self-revelatory results.
Come along to hear Mazer talk about his career of making films people can’t help but talk about.
Appearing in this session
Credits include: Borat, Bruno, The Dictator, Dirty Grandpa
In a landscape awash with police procedurals and other crime dramas, it takes a show creator of distinctive voice and talent to stand out from the crowd. With a career that includes The Tunnel, Unforgotten and Hustle – as well as Netflix romcom The Hook Up Plan, Chris Lang has kept audiences on the edges of their seats.
Meet a Hollywood legend as we discuss his career, hits, failures and even his unproduced projects. Interviewed by writer/director Stuart Hazeldine, we will explore many of the recurring themes in his work such as justice, courage, humility and extraordinary lives. Get there early, it will be crammed.