Filmmaking guest talk and Q&A with Writer/Director Francis Annan
Glasgow

    SAE Glasgow welcomed Writer/Director Francis Annan who was on a global tour to promote his new film Escape from Pretoria starring Daniel Radcliffe. 

    Based on the real-life prison break of two political captives, Escape From Pretoria is a race-against-time thriller set in the tumultuous apartheid days of South Africa.

    Francis spoke about his journey as a filmmaker, his new film and offered top tips to aspiring filmmakers looking to break into the industry. 

    Bio:

    Francis Annan is a film director who began his career at the BBC 16 years ago. He’s won awards for his shorts and has directed drama for BBC One. He is the writer and director of the upcoming political thriller Escape From Pretoria starring Daniel Radcliffe, Daniel Webber and Ian Hart.


    ESCAPE FROM PRETORIA premiered at GLASGOW FILM FESTIVAL on 29 February.