Sir William Sargent
CEO and Founder
William co-founded Framestore in 1986 after studying Business and Law at Trinity College. He has been part of Framestore’s successful rise from an award winning commercials house to world renowned film VFX company based in London, New York, LA and Montreal.
During that time the company has worked on all eight of the Harry Potter films, Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity, James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy and Paul King’s Paddington, to name just a few. William has also Partnered and Executive Produced The Tale of Despereaux, Harry Brown, Heartless, Me and Orson Welles and UTZ, as well as Spitting Image and The Florentine Intermedi.
Equally at home in Hollywood and government, he was Permanent Secretary, Regulatory Reform, at the Cabinet Office, Board Director of HM Treasury and a fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts. He was knighted by the Queen in 2008.
Tuesday, 1st May 2018
9:50am to 10:45am
British Museum, Great Russell St, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3DG