Testimonial: Sarah Solemani

I have the perfect baby, with a freshly-baked biscuity smell, radiating joy and All That Is Good. When my arms become her cradle she sparks endorphins that buoy me beyond ecstasy. She is the most blessed of blessings, most miraculous of miracles. Only, why must I die because I have given her life? Why must … Continue reading “Testimonial: Sarah Solemani”

Testimonial: Hope Dickson Leach

I wish I’d known I wanted to be a filmmaker years ago. You know, like one of those kids who taught themselves to edit on hooked-up VCRs and has been thinking in terms of shots all their lives. Who wrote their first screenplay when they were seventeen and dressed up as Orson Welles for Halloween. I could … Continue reading “Testimonial: Hope Dickson Leach”

Testimonial: Line Langebek

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 changed.   There are sleepless nights. There is the stress that comes with … Continue reading “Testimonial: Line Langebek”

Testimonial: Tracy Brabin

It’s always assumed that the writer is the one with the most flexibility because they can write when they want, around family commitments. Not true. There are never ANY concessions that you might have family commitments when you get notes Friday afternoon for a Monday morning delivery. One writer I know was asked to deliver … Continue reading “Testimonial: Tracy Brabin”

Testimonial: Naomi Wright

I work in television arts documentaries as a producer-director. I worked my way into this position before I had children by working for several years as a researcher and assistant producer. I got pregnant while I was editing my first ever programme as a director, a South Bank Show on the Royal Shakespeare Company on … Continue reading “Testimonial: Naomi Wright”