Sir Alan Parker : A Career in Stories
Director, writer and producer Sir Alan Parker began his career in advertising as a copywriter before graduating to writing and directing commercials. He used advertising as a platform to launch his career as a screenwriter and film director.
His feature films – including Bugsy Malone, Midnight Express, Mississippi Burning, The Commitments, Evita, Fame and Angela’s Ashes – have won nineteen BAFTA awards, ten Golden Globes and ten Oscars. In this film Sir Alan tells us about his career in advertising and motion pictures and how stories have played a role throughout.