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David Elstein

David Elstein has spent fifty years in broadcasting, as a director and producer (at the BBC, Thames TV and London Weekend TV), Director of Programmes (at Thames TV and BSkyB) and Chief Executive (Brook Productions Ltd, Primetime Television Ltd, Channel 5 and Sparrowhawk Media). He has also chaired the British Screen Advisory Council, the National Film and Television School, the Commercial Radio Companies Association, DCD Media plc, Sports Network plc and Screen Digest Ltd. He has been a visiting professor at the Universities of Oxford, Stirling and Westminster. He is currently an executive producer at Portobello Films (whose “IDA” won the 2015 Oscar for Best Film in a Foreign Language).

Publications by David Elstein