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Happy Birthday, Eduardo Lima!

Feb 24, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Art, Birthdays, Filmmaker Birthdays, MinaLima, Movie Art, News

One half of graphic design duo MinaLima, the lovely Eduardo Lima, celebrates his 44th birthday today! Recently celebrating his British Citizenship at The House of Mina Lima in London, the team held a competition to celebrate all things British, and many entries chose to also celebrate Eduardo himself: @minalima currently working on my lino cut to …read more!

Happy Birthday, David Yates!

Oct 08, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Birthdays, Directors, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Filmmaker Birthdays, Films, HP Cast, Movies, News, Yates

Today (8th October) marks the birthday of director David Yates, who is currently guiding the actors of Fantastic Beasts 2 on set of the next instalment in the cinematic wizarding world. Yates began his journey on the Potter films with Order of the Phoenix. Voldemort was back (well, at least Harry knew he was), and the story had taken on …read more!

Happy Birthday, Chris Columbus!

Sep 10, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Birthdays, Columbus, Directors, Filmmaker Birthdays, Films, News

Over the course of eight films, the Harry Potter series changed and matured along with its actors–and in many ways, that was a good thing! The young actors grew up and honed their skills, new composers developed intricate and moving scores to fit the increasingly dramatic themes, costumes changed to fit the story, and even …read more!

Happy Birthday to Producer David Heyman: Revisiting Leaky’s Exclusive ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Interview

Jul 26, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Birthdays, DH, Directors, Exclusives, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Film Awards, Filmmaker Birthdays, Filmmaker Interviews, Films, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Heyman, Heyman Interviews, Interviews, News, Producers, TLC Interviews, Yates Interviews

David Heyman, acclaimed British film producer and common denominator behind the production of all eight Harry Potter films, as well as the first and upcoming second of the Fantastic Beasts series, celebrates his 56th birthday today. Heyman’s importance to the film aspect of the Wizarding World cannot be overstated. He has been referred to over …read more!

Happy Birthday to ‘Goblet of Fire’ Director Mike Newell

Mar 28, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Birthdays, Filmmaker Birthdays, Filmmaker Interviews, Films, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Honors/Awards, Movies, Newell, News

Mike Newell,  acclaimed director of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, celebrates his 75th birthday today. Newell is a British director and producer of television and film who won the 1994 Best Director BAFTA for Four Weddings and a Funeral. Prior to his work in the Potterverse, Newell directed a number of other Hollywood …read more!

Happy Birthday, Steve Kloves!

Mar 18, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Birthdays, Filmmaker Birthdays, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Warner Bros.

Steve Kloves – screenwriter of seven of eight Potter films and helping pen on Fantastic Beasts – celebrates his 57th birthday today. After such huge achievements in the movie industry, we’d like to wish him a very special day! Kloves chatted to J.K. Rowling shared a chat in 2010 about missing writing Potter, and we hope that Fantastic Beasts is …read more!

Happy 85th Birthday, John Williams!

Feb 08, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Birthdays, Composers, Filmmaker Birthdays, Films, Movies, Music, News, Williams

Today we celebrate the 85th birthday of John Williams, composer of the iconic Hedwig’s Theme! John Williams has given us a lifetime of excellent movie scores, from Harry Potter to Star Wars and Jurassic Park, it’s no doubt that we’re all a fan of this world-class composer’s work. Warming up for his career with piano lessons throughout his childhood, John Williams began …read more!

Happy Birthday, Alfonso Cuarón!

Nov 28, 2015

Posted by: Alysha McLeod

Alfonso Cuaron, Birthdays, Filmmaker Birthdays, News

Please join us in wishing Alfonso Cuarón, director of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, a very Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday, Alfonso Cuaron

Nov 29, 2009

Posted by: EdwardTLC

Filmmaker Birthdays

Please join us here at TLC in wishing Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban director Alfonso Cuaron a most happy 48th birthday. Cheers to you, Alfonso!

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