Dir. Vikram Jayanti UK 2008 1hr 44mins + interview
Phil Spector is the American music producer who created the Wall of Sound and had an immense impact on popular music today. His life has been no less extraordinary. The film was made in 2008, before Spector was pronounced guilty of homicide. In this, his first on-screen interview, the recluse also spoke of the musical instincts that led him to create some of the most enduring hit records of all time including ‘You’ve Lost that Lovin’ Feelin’. Following the screening Adrian Wootton, CEO, Film London will interview Anthony Wall, Series Editor, Arena. A hugely respected, leading figure in broadcast television, Anthony Wall has worked on the mutli award-winning Areana strand for thirty years. He will discuss the music programmes over the years, his highs and lows and what, given the opportunity, he might have done differently during the course of his career in television production. The interview will feature clips from other Arena Music documentaries and there will be an audience Q&A.