I think the choice David Yates made was to be discreet and not to overwhelm the audience with, 'Oh, wow!' And I think he used it in an expressive way, too. Every once in a while, it was quite stylized, so, for example, the scene when Harry [played by Daniel Radcliffe] goes to the forest and meets Voldemort, [played by Ralph Fiennes] that scene is quite heightened, it's quite an operatic scene and David [Yates] wanted to be more expressive with it, but in other scenes it's very subtle'Potter' producers discuss 3-D magic of 'Hallows' Jul 16, 2011
I visited him in hospital a few weeks ago. He has lost some weight, but he hasn't lost any of his fighting spirit. He said, 'I'll be there,' so I'm hopeful that he will beEntertainment Today: Showbiz News Oct 28, 2002
It was kept quiet for a long time. I visited him in hospital a few weeks ago. He has lost some weight but he hasn't lost any of his fighting spirit. He said, 'I'll be there,' so I'm hopeful that he will beEntertainment Today: Showbiz News Oct 25, 2002
That rumor is not true. (Author J.K. Rowling) always said that (she would stop at seven.) She'll write other things. We'll enjoy Joe's writingEntertainment Today: Showbiz News Oct 25, 2002
We share this success with Jo Rowling, whose books are the foundation of this remarkable franchise, and the tremendous team-director, writer, cast and crew -- with whom I am privileged to work every day and whose ambition for the films never ceases to amaze me. Thanks also to our friends at Warner Bros. and the countless Harry Potter fans around the world for their continued and passionate support'Potter' is highest-grossing film in U.K. Jul 27, 2009
}} David Heyman (born July, 26th,1961) is a British film producer and the founder of Heyday Films. He obtained the film rights to the Harry Potter franchise in 1999 and has produced all seven installments in the series.
Heyman was born in London, England. He went to school in the United States, earning a degree in Art History from Harvard University in 1983. He is the son of John Heyman, producer of films such as The Go-Between and Jesus, and Norma Heyman, producer of Dangerous Liaisons and Mrs Henderson Presents.
He got his start in the film industry as a production assistant on David Lean's A Passage to India and in 1986, Heyman became a Creative Executive at Warner Brothers. In the late 80's, he became Vice President of United Artists and subsequently embarked on an independent producing career with his first film, Juice in 1992, followed by the cult "stoner" film The Stoned Age (1994) and others.