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Online Webinar, via Zoom

Wonka: In Conversation with Special Effects Supervisor Hayley Williams

WFTV members are invited to this online conversation with Wonka Special Effects Supervisor, Hayley Williams. There will be an opportunity to ask Hayley questions during the last 15 minutes of the session.

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Wonka: In Conversation with Special Effects Supervisor Hayley Williams
Wonka: In Conversation with Special Effects Supervisor Hayley Williams

Time & Location

05 Feb 2024, 18:30 – 19:30 GMT

Online Webinar, via Zoom

About the Event

WFTV members are invited to this online conversation with Wonka Special Effects Supervisor, Hayley Williams

There will be an opportunity to ask Hayley questions during the last 15 minutes of the session.

Based on the extraordinary, iconic character at the center of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, one of the best-selling children’s books of all time, Wonka tells the wondrous story of how a young chocolate-maker, armed with nothing but a hatful of dreams, manages to change the world, one delectable bite at a time. 

From Paul King, writer/director of the Paddington films, David Heyman, producer of Harry Potter, Gravity, Barbie and Paddington, and producers Alexandra Derbyshire (the Paddington films, Jurassic World: Dominion) and Luke Kelly (Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical), comes an intoxicating mix of magic and music, mayhem and emotion, all told with fabulous heart and humor. Starring Timothée Chalamet in the title role, this irresistibly vivid and inventive big screen spectacle will introduce audiences to a young Willy Wonka, as he becomes the world’s greatest inventor, magician and chocolate-maker.

Event Schedule

18:25: Please join the webinar waiting room

18:30: In conversation with Special Effects Supervisor, Hayley Williams

19:15: Audience Q&A

19:30: Finish

Hayley Williams, Special Effects Supervisor

Hayley is a British Special Effects Supervisor based near London, England. She trained as a Mechanical Engineer and then joined her father in the world of Special Effects working on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory back in 2003. Since then progressing in her career to become the first female Special Effects Supervisor for large scale film.

Her recent work includes Steve McQueen’s Blitz, due for release in 2024, Wonka with Director Paul King, School for Good and Evil with Director Paul Feig, The Old Guard with Director Gina Prince-Bythewood and Dumbo with Director Tim Burton.

She was also nominated for a ‘VES’ award for her work on Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children in 2017.

Hayley and her team provide premium special effects, from atmospherics, mechanical rigs to breakaway’s and lightweight props. They cover all projects from small budget independent films and tv commercials to large scale feature films.

How will the online event work?

This event will be live streamed via Zoom.us. Viewing details will be sent via your confirmation.

Attending participants will not be visible to others and will be muted throughout the session. After the talk, there will be an opportunity for audience members to ask their questions to the panel by using the Q&A feature.

This event is for existing WFTV members only.

If you are not a member and would like to join, membership costs just £100 + VAT/yr , please click here or email admin@wftv.org.uk

At WFTV, we want our events to be accessible for everyone. If you have any access requirements, please let us know in advance and we will do our best to accommodate you. Please contact admin@wftv.org.uk and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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