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Stephen Walker

United Kingdom

Biography

Stephen Walker was born in 1962 in England and is is a British filmmaker and director primarily known for his TV documentaries.

In 2007 he was voted in the top 10 directors in the UK in Broadcast Magazine.

Stephen Walker has also written two books, related to his documentaries: Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima (2005) and King of Cannes (1999).


Filmography:

Waiting for Harvey: A Beginner’s Guide to Cannes (2000)
Hardcore (2001)
Young@Heart (2007)
Double Agent: The Eddie Chapman Story (2011)

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Waiting for Harvey

Waiting for Harvey (Orig.) / 1999 / United Kingdom / 60 min

Of all the film festivals in the world, the one in Cannes appeals most to the imagination. Probably, every young filmmaker has once secretly dreamed that his (prospective) film would be discovered there by the press, the audience and the attending international film buyers. Most important buyer on the scene is Harvey Weinstein, the boss of a major American film studio. Stephen Walker followed four filmmakers during the 1998 Cannes festival: James Merendino from Los Angeles, director Mike Hakata and scriptwriter Stephen Lloyd from London, and French filmmaker Erick Zonca.

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