MichaelKuhn, chairman of UK production company Qwerty Films and former head ofPolyGram Filmed Entertainment, will deliver the inaugural film lectureorganised by producer's body PACT.

Kuhnwill talk about the state of the British film industry in the lecture, whichtakes place in London on May 9. The Bank of Ireland are sponsoring the event.

"Weare delighted Michael Kuhn has accepted our invitation to give this inauguralPact Film Lecture at such an important time for the industry," said Tim Willis,PACT's director of film. "We know Michael will speak his mind and we lookforward to hearing what he has to say."