Charles Collier

Charles Collier

Charles Collier is a lawyer and film agent. He studied at Cambridge University and practiced law at Allen & Overy and the West End firm Drew & Co. There, his media law practice focused on rights management, company law, and independent film finance. His business activities include producing for a number of film and television projects, including the award-winning TV drama TOP BOY. Charles is managing director and a founding partner of Tavistock Wood. The company is one of Europe’s leading artist management agencies and is specialist in the film, theatre, television and publishing industries. He represents a number of outstanding international artists...

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David Flynn

Born in Dublin and educated at Trinity College, David Flynn began his film career working as a production assistant on BRAVEHEART (1995). He was a founding partner in the LA-based management/production company, Chaos Management, producing SERAPHIM FALLS (2006), starring Pierce Brosnan and Liam Neeson. Flynn’s other credit’s as producer include Rodrigo Cortés’ BURIED (2010) starring Ryan Reynolds and the critically acclaimed documentary RESTREPO (2010), which won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. Flynn currently works as an agent representing filmmakers, writers and producers, and he currently represents the Swedish director Daniel Espinosa, director of SAFE HOUSE (2012), who will also be appearing at the festival. In the ZURICH MASTER CLASS we want to get an insight into Flynn‘s work as an agent. To what extent does he foster the careers of directors and other filmmakers? How can agents assist and support directors’ careers?