HBO Films


June 22 on HBO Signature


Antony Sher (Primo Levi)

Anthony Sher is known for his many London stage appearances with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He has won the prestigious Laurence Olivier Award for "Richard III" and has played lead in many other major productions, including "Tamburlaine," "Cyrano de Bergerac" and "Macbeth." He won his second Laurence Olivier Award for the play "Stanley." Sher has performed in such films as "The Wolfman," "Superman II," "Mrs. Brown," "The Wind in the Willows," "The Young Poisoner's Handbook" and "Shakespeare in Love," for which he shared a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast. He received the Peter Sellers Award for Comedy from the Evening Standard British Film Awards for "Mrs. Brown." Sher's TV work includes "The History Man" miniseries, "The Jury," "Home," and "God on Trial." In addition to playwrighting, he has written such books as "Woza Shakespeare: Titus Andronicus in South Africa," with Gregory Doran, "Year of the King," "Beside Myself," "Characters," "Primo Time" and the novels "Middlepost," "Cheap Lives," "The Indoor Boy" and "The Feast." In 2007, Sher made the Channel 4 crime documentary "Murder Most Foul," about his native South Africa.

Richard Wilson (director)

Richard Wilson was awarded the OBE for services to drama as a director and actor in 1994. His theatrical directing credits include "The Woman Before," "East Coast Chicken Supper," "Rainbow Kiss" and "A Wholly Healthy Glasgow," while his TV directing credits include "Great Performances," "Changing Step," an episode of "The Play on One," and three episodes of "Play for Today": "Under the Hammer," "The Remainder Man" and "Commitments." Wilson has accrued an extensive list of acting credits, including his stage performances in "Twelfth Night," "Whipping It Up," "What the Butler Saw," "Peter Pan," "Waiting for Godot" and "Uncle Vanya," and films such as "A Dry White Season," "A Passage to India," "Carry on Columbus," "How to Get Ahead in
Advertising," "Prick Up Your Ears," "The Man Who Knew Too Little" and "Women Talking Dirty." His TV acting credits include a recurring role on the series "Merlin," plus "Born and Bred," "Doctor Who," "Life as We Know It," "High Stakes," "One Foot in the Grave," "Gulliver's Travels" and "Duck Patrol."

Frank Doelger (executive producer)

Frank Doelger was an executive producer on the Emmy-winning HBO miniseries "John Adams," the HBO series "Rome" and the HBO Films productions "Into The Storm," which received 14 Emmy® nominations, "My Zinc Bed," "A Number," and "A Dog Year." Most recently he produced HBO Films' "The Special Relationship," debuting May 29 on HBO. His other HBO credits include the Emmy winners "My House in Umbria," "The Gathering Storm," "Conspiracy," "A Child Betrayed: The Calvin Mire Story" and "Dead Drunk," plus the Emmy-nominated "Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster" and "Public Law 106: The Becky Bell Story." Among Doelger's other TV credits are "Remember WENN," "Children Remember the Holocaust," "Everyday Heroes" and "Lethal Innocence." Doelger's next project for HBO is the highly anticipated series "Game of Thrones."

Tracey Scoffield (executive producer)

Tracey Scoffield's film credits as executive producer include "Dirty Pretty Things," "Sylvia," "Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story" and "Mrs. Henderson Presents." She is producer of the upcoming feature "The Other Man." Most recently Scoffield produced HBO Films' "The Special Relationship." Her other TV credits include HBO Films' Emmy and Golden Globe winner "The Gathering Storm" and HBO Films' "Into The Storm," which received 14 Emmy nominations, plus "My Zinc Bed," and "A Number."

Ann Wingate (producer)

Ann Wingate's production credits include the Emmy®- and Golden Globe-nominated HBO Films production "My House in Umbria," which was directed by Richard Loncraine and won a Producers Guild Award, as well as HBO Films' "Into The Storm," which received 14 Emmy nominations. Most recently, she produced HBO Films' "The Special Relationship," debuting May 29 on HBO. Her feature films include "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "The Portrait of a Lady," "The Hawk," "Howard's End," "Tree of Hands" and "Making Waves," for which she received an Academy Award nomination for Live Action Short Film. She served as production manager on "The Good Father," "Prick Up Your Ears," "A Room with a View" and "A Private Function."