Anthony Sloman

Anthony B. Sloman (born 6 May 1945 in Waltham Abbey, Essex) is an English film producer and screenwriter.[1]

Anthony Sloman
Anthony B. Sloman

(1945-05-06) 6 May 1945
Other namesTony Sloman
OccupationFilm critic

Tony Sloman is a cinema critic and historian, whose long career has encompassed many facets of film making. He has worked intermittently in the film and television industry since 1964, as an actor, director, editor, sound editor, production manager, producer and screenwriter.

In the 1970s he directed two British sex drama films – Not Tonight, Darling! (1971) and Foursome (1971).[2]

He has written a regular internet film column, "Sunset and Wardour" for the "International Film Studio" and he also contributes film criticism for the BBC weekly listings magazine Radio Times. He once finished second on the BBC quiz programme "Film Buff of the Year". He is a longtime member of the National Film Theatre for whom he has served several terms as a governor of the British Film Institute. He has also programmed several retrospectives for the National Film Theatre.

Sloman has interviewed such figures as Sir David Lean, Ann Miller and Stanley Donen for the Guardian Interview series. He has also written many obituaries of film figures for The Independent.


Further reading

  • Johnston, Keith M. (5 July 2013). "Interview with Anthony Sloman". Frames Cinema Journal. St. Andrews University (3). Extract from an extensive 2012 interview with Sloman that was mainly devoted to Sloman's experience editing the trailers for movies.
  • Rust, Howard (March 2004). "2004 Academy Member - Anthony B. Sloman". Archived from the original on 17 October 2006. Text of a speech honoring Sloman on the occasion of his induction into "The Academy of Widescreen".
  • Sloman, Anthony B. (12 December 2000). "Biography". Archived from the original on 10 March 2016. Sloman's autobiographical note.

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