THE SLOG – Baby Steps… Guest Post by Tamsyn Dent

My PhD originated in response to a trend in data. In 2009 Creative Skillset, a UK based institution that monitors and supports the training needs of the creative media industry found from a census survey only 27% of monitored individuals were women, a drop from 36% in 2006. It was this drop out of women … Continue reading “THE SLOG – Baby Steps… Guest Post by Tamsyn Dent”

Interview: Alex Kalymnios

Having my daughter, Nikita, is the best thing that has happened to me, personally and professionally.  It is often assumed that having children halts careers but she made my career. Alex Kalymnios is a film and and TV drama director whose recent credits include the Lifetime/Sony TV movie Cleveland Abduction starring Taryn Manning, Raymond Cruz, Pam Grier and Joe Morton, and an episode of … Continue reading “Interview: Alex Kalymnios”

Testimonial: Gabriel Bier Gislason

When I was 9, my cousin Laura and I were brought onto the set of my mother Susanne Bier’s film The One and Only (1999) as extras. It was for the film’s last sequence, a wedding, and while I don’t remember a whole lot from that day, I do remember the bit we were shooting … Continue reading “Testimonial: Gabriel Bier Gislason”

Testimonial: Ludo Smolski

Being a freelance worker has a multitude of benefits, but working from home while my partner was on maternity leave was one I hadn’t really thought about until it happened. Working with my sleeping newborns slung across my chest, playing with them on my breaks, in fact just having some company was an incredible boon … Continue reading “Testimonial: Ludo Smolski”

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”