George Clooney is an alumni of the BFI London Film Festival many times over; The Ides of March, The Descendants, Up in the Air and festival opener and closer respectively, Fantastic Mr. Fox and Good Night and Good Luck, to name a few over recent years. One of the world’s leading actors, he’s also distinguished himself as producer and director with a body of work defined by brilliant craftsmanship, intelligence and sharp political insight, while always being hugely entertaining.