David Terence Puttnam PUTTNAM

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1941-02-25
Education Minchenden GS London
Publications N/A
Recreations reading
Clubs Athenaeum, MCC, Chelsea Arts
Style The Rt Hon Lord Puttnam, CBE
Career film prodr; chm Enigma Productions Ltd 1978-, chm and ceo Columbia Pictures 1986-88; chm: Nat Film & TV Sch Ltd 1988-96, Nat Museum of Photography Film and Television 1994-2003, Nat Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) 1998-2003, General Teaching Cncl 2000-02, Futurelab 2006-11, Atticus Educn 2012-; dep chm: Channel 4 2006-12, Profero 2010-14; dir: Anglia TV Group plc 1982-98, Chrysalis Group until 1996; non-exec dir: Promethean World plc, Huntsworth plc 2007-12; pres Cncl for Protection of Rural England 1985-92, pres Film Distributors' Assoc 2009-; advsr Dept of Educn and Skills 1997-2009; memb Educn Standards Task Force 1997-2001; co-fndr European Media Business Sch Madrid 1991; chm Ateliers du cinema Européen 1991-94, chm Nat Meml Arboretum 1993-2003, chm North Music Tst (The Sage Gateshead) 2007-12, vice chm Advsy Cncl Hansard Soc 2007; chair of tstees Nat Teaching Awards 1998-2009; chllr Open Univ 2006-; pres UNICEF UK 2002-09, chair Advsy Bd TSL Educn 2010-; tstee: Tate Gallery 1985-92, Science Museum 1996-2004, Royal Acad of Arts 2000-03, IPPR 2000-10, Sunderland AFC Fndn 2001-03, Thomson Fndn 2003-, Eden Project 2009-13, Transformation Tst 2009-11; vice-pres BAFTA 1994-2004; lay canon Durham Cathedral 2002-08; govr LSE 1997-2002; chllr Univ of Sunderland 1997-2007, chllr Open Univ 2007-14; Hon LLD Bristol 1983, Hon LittD Leeds 1992; Hon DLitt: Leicester 1986, Sunderland 1992, Univ of Bradford 1993, Humberside 1996, Univ of Westminster 1997, Univ of Kent at Canterbury 1998, City Univ 2000, Univ of Nottingham 2000, Queens Univ Belfast 2001, N London Univ 2001, Heriot Watt Univ 2001, Keele Univ 2002, Univ of Southampton 2002, Univ of Birmingham 2002, Abertay Dundee Univ 2003; Hon DMus RSAMD 1998; hon doctorate: Univ of Navarra Spain 1999, Sheffield Hallam Univ 2000, Univ of London 2001, King Alfred's Coll Winchester 2002, Herzen St Petersburg 2003, Univ of Surrey 2003, Thames Valley Univ 2004, Queen Margaret UC 2004, Brunel Univ 2004, Univ of Middx 2004, Greenwich Univ 2005, Open Univ 2007, Inst of Educn 2007, Nottingham Trent Univ 2008, Griffiths Unv Brisbane 2010; Hon Dr of Arts American Int Univ London 2000, Hon DEd Univ of Sunderland 2007, Hon DSc Nottingham Trent Univ 2008; hon fell: Manchester Poly, Chartered Soc of Designers 1990, Landscape Inst 1995, Cheltenham and Gloucester Coll of HE 1998, London Guildhall Univ 1999, Imperial Coll London 1999, Br Inst of Professional Photographers 2001; visiting prof Film Dept Univ of Bristol 1985-98; memb BFI, charter fell Coll of Teachers 2002, fell BAFTA 2006, fell New Media Consortium 2012; Freedom City of Sunderland 2007, Freeman Guild of Educators; FRGS, FRSA, FRPS, FCGI 1999, FRTS 2003; Cdr de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (France) 2006 (Chevalier 1985, Officier 1992); Awards Special Jury Prize (Cannes) for The Duellists 1977, two Academy Awards and four Br Academy Awards for Midnight Express 1978, four Academy Awards (incl Best Film) and three Br Academy Awards (incl Best Film) for Chariots of Fire 1981, Michael Balcon Award for outstanding contrib to the Br film industry Br Academy Awards 1982 three Academy Awards and eight Br Academy Awards (incl Best Film) for The Killing Fields 1985, Palme D'Or for The Mission 1986, Lifetime Achievement Award Cannes Film Festival 1992, Benjamin Franklin Medal RSA 1997, Crystal Award World Economic Forum 1997, President's medal RPS 2003, Bicentenary Medal RSA 2007, Akiro Kurasawa Award Japan 2007
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