in conversation with Prof. Alan Marcus

6.00pm, Friday 4th May 2012, King's College Conference Centre, Aberdeen    Listen to the Podcast

Duncan Heath

Duncan Heath is one of the world’s leading agents and head of Europe’s largest talent and literary agency, the Independent Talent Group, based in London.  His clients includes a ‘who’s who’ of film stars, such as Michael Caine, Rachel Weisz, Daniel Craig, Colin Firth, Maggie Smith, Anthony Hopkins, Gary Oldman and Ben Kingsley, as well as directors Sam Mendes, Danny Boyle and Mike Newell.  His model agency represents Naomi Campbell, Iman and Elizabeth Hurley.  Son of the Battle of Britain Spitfire ace, Sir Barrie Heath, Duncan studied law and then got his start at the William Morris Agency.  

Duncan Heath’s company has 32 agents representing over 1,500 clients. With thirty years experience of deal making at the top of the film industry, in this Director’s Cut we will discuss the pivotal role of the agent and how the deals for some of the best known films were put together.   Download Poster.


PLUS: Director's Cut Masterclass, 2-3pm, Friday 4 May 2012, Screen 2, Belmont Picturehouse, Belmont Street

Duncan Heath will also be appearing in a special masterclass at the Belmont Cinema.  In this session, participants will have an opportunity to discuss the process of getting feature films made through 'the art of the deal', and gain a better understanding of the business side of the film industry from its top deal maker.  Limited seating -- email to reserve your place.

Limited tickets are available for both events, and an informal reception will follow each event.