Tony Hollingsworth

Tony is the Founder of the Listen Campaign and is a key world figure in the use of popular culture as a campaign tool for causes. Tony has 36 years of experience in producing, beginning in 1981 with Glastonbury Festival. He has produced nine of the world’s largest Global Broadcast Events, plus documentaries, films, concerts, festivals, CDs and DVDs. His productions have profiled important issues and raised over $21 m for causes including Amnesty International, the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Red Cross, the Anti-Apartheid Movement and children’s charities in Southern Africa, India and Mexico. He has worked with over 200 major artists, from Bob Dylan to Ravi Shankar, from Denzel Washington to Natalie Portman, and almost all of the world’s major broadcasters, from the BBC to Gostelaradio, from CBS to Globo, from SABC to NHK. His work has been supported by governments, major corporations and UN agencies and been attended by heads of state and royalty.