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Interview: Ming Ho

2018-11-12T12:59:37+00:00May, 2017|Development Stories, Interview, Working in TV|

Photo by Eloise Ross Ming Ho is an experienced screenwriter, script editor, and active campaigner on dementia and carer issues. She began her career as Script Executive at independent Zenith Productions, working across a slate of British film and TV drama, [...]

Testimonial: Deborah Sathe

2015-08-26T09:00:32+00:00August, 2015|Development Stories, Working in TV|

Deborah Sathe is Head of Talent Development and Production at Film London. She oversees groundbreaking domestic and international projects which champion new talent and audiences. Last year she relaunched the award-winning feature film fund Film London Microwave, and through its initial round has [...]

Testimonial: Stevie Lee

2015-08-14T09:00:14+00:00August, 2015|Development Stories|

My name is Stevie Lee. I run a tiny film and TV production company called Runaway Fridge from home. I have two children: my son Joss is 10 (and profoundly autistic), Bebe is just 4. I'm a development producer script editor who [...]

Testimonial: Becca Ellson

2015-08-07T09:00:57+00:00August, 2015|Development Stories|

Becca Ellson (seen here holding her baby sister) is an Independent Development Producer and Script Editor whose work includes BAFTA-nominated feature TAKING LIBERTIES, critically acclaimed experimental piano performance MOMENTS OF WEIGHTLESSNESS and 23 multi-award-winning short films for the BFI and BBC including Cannes Critic's Week Canal+ [...]

Line Langebek: one year in

2015-05-05T20:27:32+00:00May, 2015|Development Stories|

I'm fairly new to this malarkey. Round about one year in and counting. This whole writer-mother scenario. The latest no-budget action movie coming to a cinema very near you if we can get the distribution sorted. In some ways nothing has [...]

Working for free

2018-11-05T15:22:09+00:00May, 2015|Development Stories|

As a screenwriter, obviously it is a lot easier to combine work and childcare than if you are working in production as you spend much of your time working at home BUT what is difficult and frustrating is the increasing amount [...]