Michael Apted (born 10 February 1941 in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain) is a British film director and producer.
In 1963, Apted made a documentary series 7 Up that followed in the first few episodes several children, who filmed what they had become every seven years. The last part of 2005, 49 Up, and children up to 7 are almost in their fifties.
In 1980, he moved to the United States for his first American film, Coal Miner's Daughter, which received several Academy Award nominations.
In 1999, Apted filmed a James Bond film: The World Is Not Enough.
In June 29, 2003, he was elected president of the Directors Guild of America and in 2010, he directed The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.
After Varese Sarabande in 1986 on LP and CD and Kritzerland Records in 2011, which included two presentations of the score, it was the turn of Intrada to launch a new edition of Gorky Park (1983). Why? Simply because the perfectionism of Intrada's craftspeople, Douglass Fake and Roger Feigelson, led them to look for a few unreleased tracks and a stereo sound quality on the entire disc, which was not the case in the previous editions. To present entire score in true stereo for first time, courtesy MGM, Intrada went back to original session masters made by Dan Wallin at Record
Having published interviews given in the early 80's to the CinemaScore magazine (see our article), we continue our exploration of the archives of the past with the publication of the two seminars which James Horner participated in, December 1991 in Australia. That year, the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) was celebrating film music with a series of courses and activities to recognize and celebrate the contribution that music makes to the screen experience. James Horner had made the trip to take part in a variety of national activities intended to stimulate an atmosphere of appreciation for the work of
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