Award-winning music producer Paul Epworth has been made a Companion of the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (Lipa).
he’s a super producer who has worked with artists including Florence + the Machine, Rihanna and Adele, with whom he shares an Academy Award for the James Bond Skyfall theme, which received an award. Award from Lipa co-founder Sir Paul McCartney at the institute’s graduation ceremony on Tuesday.
Bafta Award-winning film producer Jonathan Clyde, who most recently produced the Beatles: Get Back-The Rooftop Concert, also received companionship, recognition for his outstanding achievement and practical contribution to student learning. .
Others honored with the honor are program and production director at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Katie Vine, theater director Georgia Kakoudaki, international designer and costume designer Leslie Travers, and choreographer cum choreographer. motion director Francesca Jaynes.
The curator of the Liverpool International Music Festival (LIMF), Yaw Owusu, is also considered Lipa’s Friend of Honor.
Around 800 students from 30 different countries, including Norway, Singapore, Thailand, Ukraine and the United States, attended the ceremony at the ACC Liverpool arena after completing a degree or certificate program. department.
The annual event has been postponed to 2020 and 2021 due to the global pandemic.
Lipa was founded by Sir Paul and Mark Featherstone-Witty and opened in 1995 with the aim of providing the best teaching and learning for those wishing to pursue a long career in the arts and entertainment industry.
The graduation marked the last for Mr. Featherstone-Witty, who decided to retire as principal and chief executive in 2021 and be replaced by Sean McNamara.
“The world in 2022 is very different from the pre-pandemic era that existed when our graduates entered Lipa,” said Mr. McNamara.
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“The experiences of the past three years have been bolstered by forging new friendships, developing new skills, a determination to keep moving forward as artists and creators, and hope and humanity. enduring love.
“The resilience and positivity that our graduating students have demonstrated over the past three years has been an inspiration and I believe these qualities will help them begin to succeed in the next phase of their careers.” Karma.
“We’re incredibly proud of them and incredibly excited to watch them move on to the next chapter in their lives.”
Lipa is located in Sir Paul’s alma mater, the Liverpool Boys’ Institute, which has undergone a multimillion-pound renovation to transform it into a modern performing arts higher education institution.
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/music/music-producer-paul-epworth-receives-accolade-from-sir-paul-mccartney-41868345.html Music producer Paul Epworth accepts award from Sir Paul McCartney