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“Smart Talk: Talk about the Movies with David• Puttnam” successfully Held in Our Academy

Recently, the “Smart Talk “jointly sponsored by International School of BFA, Department of Sound Recording and 13th BFA International Students’ Film and Television Works Exhibition was successfully held in Central Screening Hall of BFA. As the lecturer of this activity, David Puttnam talked about the film with the present students freely. Xin SUN dean of International School, Shangmu REN, Chinese Director of Cultural Creative Industry of British Embassy UK Trade & Investment, Lucy Fripp, officer of Cultural Education Department of British Embassy, CHEN Yan Foreign Professor of BFA attended the activity.

After the speech made by Professor SUN Xin, Dean of International School, Lucy Fripp the officer of Cultural Education Department of British Embassy briefed introduced the Smart Talk and said this activity was of great significance for the cultural exchange between China and Britain. Then, the host David • Puttnam started his lecture.

First, David • Puttnam played a short film about a brief introduction of British film history, which was cut and edited from 234 films and then began his lecture themed by the intricate and subtle relationship between sound and film. During his lecture, students actively interacted with him, so such a lecture was not only demonstration and absorption but also the exchange and exploration experiences.

During the question-and-answer session after the lecture, Mr. Puttnam answered the questions raised by students on self-creation and business operation. Students also raised questions on Puttnam’s decades of experiences in film industry and his persevering spirits. “Do not stand on points and brave to explore”, in such questions and answers, the Smart Talk brought to a successful close.

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