The director Michael Apted died at the age of 79. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Director of the James Bond film The World is Not Enough and the critically acclaimed Up series of documentaries.
He had a son named John with screenwriter Dana Stevens.
How did Michael Apted die?
He served as president of the Directors Guild of America from 2003 to 2009 and served as the secretary-treasurer from 2011 to his death. Apted died at his home in Los Angeles on 7 January 2021, at the age of 79.
For behaviorist films, that’s been much more useful – the change of technology – but for my kind of films, doing them on film is much better, because it’s more beautiful.Michael Apted
Anyway, that was the germ of the idea and of course… you know this was early days of sociology and whatever, especially on television.Michael Apted
It takes great skill to tell a compelling story in under 60 seconds. These five directors have mastered the format, using their talent, craft and imagination to provide us with some of the most innovative filmmaking out there today.Michael Apted
Now that I can edit the whole thing on AVID and edit the whole thing on tape, maybe I will do the next digitally, because maybe the quality will become less obvious between tape and film.Michael Apted
When I joined Granada – which, you don’t want to start crying about these things, but Granada was a very, very hot place to be, it was my good fortune to be there at that time – the BBC was firmly asleep.Michael Apted