24th July 2022
BFI will host a 60th anniversary James Bond weekend in October
By MI6 Staff
The British Film Institute will host a weekend of James Bond events to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the series. The screenings and talks will be hosted across their London venues on the first weekend in October. In partnership with EON, the BFI Southbank and BFI IMAX venues will also feature some of the famous Bond vehicles.
Friday 30 September 2022
18:15 - Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson in conversation: 60 years of James Bond
At the helm of EON Productions, Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson have overseen the Bond franchise for nearly 30 years, producing nine of the 25 Bond films. Their first was Goldeneye (1995) and they also produced Skyfall (2012), which went on to win the BAFTA Award for Outstanding British Film. As we celebrate the 60th anniversary of James Bond on the big screen, we talk to new BFI Fellows Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson about their careers and the Bond films, in a richly illustrated discussion featuring clips from their films.
20:40 - Dr. No: 60th Anniversary screening
Saturday 1st October 2022
11:30 - The Spy Who Loved Me: 45th anniversary screening
14:45 - James Bond behind the scenes: Stunts and SFX
Throughout the entire 60 years of the James Bond films, the producers have set the global standard for the best stunt work and SFX. At this event, we meet some of the team who have worked with EON Productions, including special effects supervisor Chris Corbould, who has worked on the franchise since 1977’s The Spy Who Loved Me. Chris and other guests will talk about their craft, illustrated with excerpts from the films.
17:00 - Preview: The Sound of 007
This new documentary reveals the history of seven decades of Bond music, from the genesis of 1962’s Dr. No and Monty Norman’s iconic theme song, through to 2021’s No Time to Die. The film charts the ups and downs of Bond soundtracks, combining interviews with stunning Bond archive material from the franchise’s 60-year journey.
20:15 - The Living Daylights: 35th anniversary screening
Sunday 2nd October 2022
12:30 - Skyfall: 10th anniversary screening (IMAX)
16:00 - Spectre (IMAX)
19:50 - No Time To Die (IMAX)
Tickets for the individual events go on sale August 4th via the BFI website.