/Tag: director

Interview: Robin Swicord

2018-11-12T12:59:37+00:00May, 2017|Interview, The Long Read|

Robin Swicord is the award-winning and Oscar-nominated screenwriter of a significant body of films that often put the family lives of women front and centre, including Little Women, Matilda (with her husband, Nick Kazan), The Perez Family, Practical Magic, and Memoirs of a Geisha, as [...]

Interview: Marie Kreutzer

2018-11-12T12:59:37+00:00April, 2017|Interview|

Marie Kreutzer is an Austrian writer-director whose third feature film We Used to Be Cool has its UK premiere at the LOCO Comedy Film Festival 2017 on 5 May, with a special parent and baby screening. Her first film The Fatherless dealt with children [...]

Interview: China Moo-Young

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

China Moo-Young went to the National Youth Theatre before studying Drama at Bristol University, where she graduated with a First Class Honours BA in Film, Theatre and Television. She was named a Star of Tomorrow in Screen International's annual review of British film-making [...]

Interview: Of Love and Law

2019-02-13T17:40:23+00:00December, 2016|Interview, Production Stories|

OF LOVE AND LAW is a documentary, currently crowdfunding, about Japan's first LGBT law firm, run by partners Fumi and Kazu, and looking at issues including adoption, same sex partnerships and undocumented people. We talked film-raising with the international team behind the film: [...]

Interview: Margaret Salmon

2018-11-12T12:59:49+00:00October, 2016|Interview|

Born in 1975 in Suffern, New York, Margaret Salmon lives and works in Glasgow, Scotland. She creates filmic portraits that weave together poetry and ethnography. Focusing on individuals in their everyday habitats, her films capture the minutiae of daily life and [...]

Interview: Julie Dash

2018-11-12T13:00:08+00:00October, 2016|Interview|

Julie Dash has been making films and television for four decades, and is part of the LA Rebellion generation of filmmakers. Her feature Daughters of the Dust (1991) was the first full-length film by an African-American woman with general theatrical release in the United States. Dash is the [...]

Interview: Shahrbanoo Sadat

2018-11-12T13:00:08+00:00October, 2016|Interview|

Shahrbanoo Sadat is a 20 year old Afghan woman, scriptwriter and director. She is based in Kabul. She studied documentary film-making at the “Atelier Varan Kabul” a French Workshop. Her first short fiction “Vice Versa One” was selected at Cannes Directors’ Fortnight in 2011. [...]