HPA Creative Tech UK, the not-to-be-missed event in London on 27 June, will feature a keynote conversation with Paul Machliss, ACE. Machliss’ work on 2017’s critically acclaimed Baby Driver earned him a BAFTA Award, a Critics’ Choice Award, and an Academy Award nomination. Other accolades include nominations from the ACE Eddie Awards, Satellite Awards, Gold Derby Awards and more for Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and The Hour.  During the keynote session, Machliss will focus on his approach to editing as well as his use of previsualization and other technical advances which help further storytelling.

Richard Welsh, chair of HPA Creative Tech UK, said, “Paul’s work on critically acclaimed Baby Driver was stunning, and the movie has become an instant classic. We are delighted to have him join us at HPA Creative Tech UK. We look forward to learning about his approach to those riveting scenes as well as his perspective on the tools and technologies that are changing the cutting room.  His technical acumen, combined with his immense creative talent, make him an engaging speaker for our audience.”

Born in Melbourne, Australia Machliss began his career in production, segueing to the editing room where he worked on numerous TV series such as the iconic IT Crowd, Fleabag, Fungus the Bogeyman, Black Books, Edgar Wright’s television series Spaced, and Peep Show, among many others. Machliss has numerous credits in comedy and music, including projects with Led Zeppelin, Kate Bush, New Order, and Diana Krall, to name but a few. In addition to Baby Driver, his feature credits include Man Up, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, and The World’s End.  Machliss is currently at work on Joe Cornish’s The Kid Who Would be King, scheduled for release in March 2019.

Here is a 6 minute clip of Paul’s amazing work on Baby Driver.

HPA Creative Tech UK takes place at the gorgeous Ham Yard Hotel in Soho, London. Registration is now open at www.hpaonline.com.

 

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