Steven Knight, the famous british director, will share with CANNESERIES' public about his career and experience in the universe of series.
Born in 1959, Steven Knight grew up in Birmingham (UK), and in 1988 started a freelance writing partnership with Mike Whitehill, providing material for television. In 2002, his first screenplay Dirty Pretty Things, directed by Stephen Frears, premiered at the 2002 Venice Film Festival to outstanding reviews and won a host of prestigious awards, as well as an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay. Along with writing many other screenplays over the years, he has also written and directed three films – Hummingbird (2013), Locke (2013), and Serenity (2019). On the TV side, he is the creator and Executive Producer/writer on BAFTA Award winning Peaky Blinders, starring Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory and Paul Anderson, as well as Executive Producer/creator/writer on BBC series Taboo, which starred Tom Hardy. A new drama series he created for Apple, See, is now in production. He also had four novels published, and is one of co-creators of the world-famous quiz show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?.