Anthony Sloman

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Anthony Sloman
Born Anthony Barney Sloman
(1945-05-06) 6 May 1945 (age 71)
Waltham Abbey, Essex, England, UK
Other names Anthony B. Sloman
Tony Sloman
Occupation Broadcaster
Film critic
Film director
Film editor
Film producer
Production manager
Sound editor

Anthony Barney Sloman (born 6 May 1945 in Waltham Abbey, Essex) is an English broadcaster, film critic, film director, film editor, film producer, lecturer, production manager, screenwriter, sound editor and actor.[1]

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 X-Rated British sex films - Not Tonight, Darling! (1971) and Foursome (1972).[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.

He married Simone Posner in 1977; they have two sons, one of whom is Jonathan Sloman, a freelance film and television editor and historian.


Further reading[edit]

  • 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 2006-10-17.  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 2016-03-10.  Sloman's autobiographical note.

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