/Tag: childcare

Interview: Kelly O’Brien

2019-06-20T10:54:51+01:00July, 2016|Interview, The Long Read|

Kelly O'Brien is an independent filmmaker and mother of three who lives in Toronto. Her film “Softening” won the grand jury prize in the shorts competition at the 2013 DOC NYC festival and appeared in the New York Times online. She recently exhibited [...]

Interview: Clare Binns

2015-10-19T09:00:13+01:00October, 2015|Distribution & Exhibition, Interview|

Clare Binns is Acquisitions & Programming Director for the Picturehouse Cinema Group. As well as acquiring titles for Picturehouse Entertainment, she is responsible for overall programming policies. Winner of the 2009 WFTV Award for Contribution to the Medium and 2015 Screen Awards Exhibition [...]

Interview: Beeban Kidron

2015-10-05T09:00:39+01:00October, 2015|Interview, The Long Read, Working in TV|

Beeban Kidron, Baroness Kidron, OBE, is a filmmaker, activist and campaigner. Her early films, Carry Greenham Home and Oranges are Not the Only Fruit, are key texts of British and feminist cinema. She subsequently moved to Hollywood, making films including Used People, To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, [...]

Testimonial: Hattie Morahan

2015-09-04T05:00:22+01:00September, 2015|The Long Read|

Hattie Morahan is a stage and screen star. She was was awarded the Best Actress prize at the Critics' Circle Awards 2013 and won the Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2012 for her portrayal of Nora in Carrie Cracknell's A [...]

Save Childcare in Camden!

2015-06-15T09:00:32+01:00June, 2015|Production Stories, The Long Read|

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 [...]

Interview: Marie-Hélène Cousineau

2018-11-05T15:48:10+00:00June, 2015|Interview, Production Stories|

Marie-Hélène Cousineau formed the collective Arnait Ikajurtigiit (Women's Video Workshop, now Arnait Video Productions) in Igloolik, Nunavut, in 1991. She is its coordinator/trainer as well as an active collaborating producer. Cousineau has written about the experiences of women making video in Igloolik [...]

Testimonial: Ludo Smolski

2018-11-12T09:40:59+00:00May, 2015|Production Stories|

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 [...]

Line Langebek: one year in

2015-05-05T20:27:32+01:00May, 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 [...]