Sir William Sargent, CBE
CEO and Founder
William co-founded Framestore in 1986 and led its rise from an award winning commercials house to world renowned film and digital studio based in London, New York, LA, Chicago, Montreal, Pune and Beijing.
During that time the company has worked on all the Harry Potter films (and the JK Rowling 'Fantastic Beasts') , Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity, James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Paul King’s Paddington, Marvel’s Avengers series, Dr Strange, Christopher Robin, Bladerunner 2049.
William and his team have won all the major creative awards including 3 Oscars (10 nominations), British Academy, Primetime Emmys, D&AD, Royal Television Society and most recently over 100 global awards for the newest format Virtual Reality.
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, 30th April 2019
11:15am to 12:05pm