New York Film Academy Guest Speakers
Boaty Boatwright is a legendary talent agent, whose current list of clients includes Stephen Frears (Academy Award Nomination), Tom Hooper (Academy Award Winner) and Cuba Gooding Jr. (Academy Award Winner). She also served as an executive for major film studios including MGM, Columbia, and Universal. Boatwright previously worked as a children’s casting assistant in New York for such iconic films as To Kill A Mockingbird and the original Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory. As a casting agent, she worked closely with legendary directors including Norman Jewison, John Huston, Sydney Pollack, Alfred Hitchcock, and Ridley Scott, and as a talent agent, she represented directors such as Alan Pakula, Sidney Lumet, and notable actors, Joanne Woodward Paul Newman.