Interview: Jeanie Finlay

Jeanie Finlay is a British artist and filmmaker. She set up Glimmer Films in 2008 to deliver ambitious, engaging and empathetic work for cinema, broadcast and exhibition. Her work includes the feature documentaries ORION: The Man Who Would Be King (Winner Grand Jury – Nashville), Panto! and The Great Hip Hop Hoax (nominated for a Grierson and a Bifa) for BBC Storyville, Sound It Out (official … Continue reading “Interview: Jeanie Finlay”

Testimonial: Anonymous

The first time I ever noticed sexism in the workplace is when I was on set as a production co-ordinator in reality television – real sexism and racism and homophobia, I’d never seen anything like it, but that’s not to say that it’s not everywhere. Arts non-profits are as complicated as production, especially where there’s … Continue reading “Testimonial: Anonymous”

Interview: Afia Nathaniel

Computer-scientist-turned-filmmaker, Afia Nathaniel is the founder of Zambeel Films, an independent production company in Pakistan. Prior to filmmaking, she worked for the  Power to Change Fund, and spoke internationally on the issue of violence against women and the role of artists as agents of change. She graduated from Columbia University’s Film Directing program, and currently teaches Screenwriting … Continue reading “Interview: Afia Nathaniel”

Testimonial: Catherine Derry

Catherine is a Director of Photography who mostly works on commercials, corporates, music videos and documentary. Her feature credits as DoP include JACK TO KING – THE SWANSEA STORY, directed by Marc Evans, TREACLE JNR directed by Jamie Thraves and starring Aidan Gillen, and JUNKHEARTS directed by Tinge Krishnan which stars Eddie Marsan, Tom Sturridge … Continue reading “Testimonial: Catherine Derry”

Testimonial: Caroline Steiner

  Caroline is a Production Designer and Art Director whose credits include “Svengali”, directed by John Hardwick and starring Martin Freedman, and “Titus” directed by Charlie Cattrall. She is currently working on “Thea”, directed by Nirpal Bhogal, the story of a young couple whose lives are turned upside down when the birth of their first child … Continue reading “Testimonial: Caroline Steiner”

Testimonial: Laura Bellingham

Laura is a cinematographer and a graduate from the National Film and Television School, shooting drama, commercials, promos and documentaries. Her work has been screened at many international film festivals including Cannes, BFI London, SXSW and Los Angeles and garnered various awards and nominations. She is currently in prep for a forthcoming feature. * A … Continue reading “Testimonial: Laura Bellingham”

The Slog: Save Childcare in Camden! – GUEST POST Alexis Zegerman

Alexis Zegerman is a screen and stage actor, best known for her role in Happy-Go-Lucky (Mike Leigh, 2008). She has also written screen, stage and radio. She was a finalist for the prestigious 2011-2012 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, and won a British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actress.     * We have to make … Continue reading “The Slog: Save Childcare in Camden! – GUEST POST Alexis Zegerman”

Interview: Tally Abecassis

Tally Abecassis is a Montreal-based documentary filmmaker. She graduated from Concordia University, Montreal, in 1996 with a specialization in Communications Studies. Her documentaries, which have screened at international festivals and on Canadian TV, include Warshaw on the Main, about a group of colourful cashiers working at the landmark Montreal supermarket; Lifelike, on the weird and … Continue reading “Interview: Tally Abecassis”