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Read this page in Welsh Mae’n bleser gan Raising Films gyhoeddi ein bod yn cynnal ein diwrnod poblogaidd o ddatblygu personol a gyrfa, Making it Possible, i bedwar grŵp yn ystod mis Hydref a mis Tachwedd eleni. Caiff Making It [...]
In 2015 Raising Films started a conversation about the challenges faced by parents and carers working in film and television. Now, we’re proud to present what we’ve learned with the results of our survey — the first nationwide look into the impact of caring on career development across the industry.
We caught up with Lorna Martin, one of our Making It Possible alumni, ahead of the broadcast of her new TV series. Lorna is the writer and co-creator, with Sharon Horgan, of the comedy drama Women on the Verge. She is [...]
With 50 people benefiting from our Making it Possible personal and career development days in 2016, we are delighted to announce that applications are now open for another 36 parents & carers from all roles across the film & TV industry [...]
This autumn, we are pleased to bring more opportunities for industry professionals to access our unique and family-friendly 'Making It Possible' training events. This programme is supported by Creative Skillset’s Film Skills Fund, with BFI’s Film Forever National Lottery funds, [...]
The Raising Films team are excited to announce a unique opportunity for emerging filmmakers to access expert, personalised advice and support on balancing film and family. In partnership with EIFF and Directors UK, and funded by Creative Scotland, Raising Films is holding a career [...]
Producer April Kelley is the founder of Mini Productions, the latest recipient of our Raising Films Ribbon. Ahead of going into production on two short films - DO THIS FOR ME and JUST IN CASE - April talked to Raising [...]
Ruth Abrahams is an independent Radio Producer and Media Relations Manager whose radio series ‘The New Anatomy of Melancholy’ is currently running on BBC Radio 4. Dr Tamsyn Dent, Raising Films’ researcher, took some time to catch up with Ruth [...]
Marnie Baxter shares her experience of combining acting and working behind the camera on her short film BAD MOTHER, plus the juggling act of balancing parenting with filmmaking and why being a mother adds another dimension to her work. I’ve [...]