/Tag: director

Interview: Kelly O’Brien

2019-06-20T10:54:51+00:00July, 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 [...]

Esther May Campbell: Heroes and Gods

2018-11-12T13:00:08+00:00June, 2016|The Long Read, Working in TV|

Men and women are different. Whether because of our genes or conditioning. We experience, at home and on the street, playground or onscreen, different qualities prized in females and males. Big cinema stories internationally exported most obviously in the superhero franchises, [...]

Interview: Maja Borg

2018-11-05T15:52:11+00:00June, 2016|Interview|

Maja Borg was born in Norrköping, Sweden, in 1982. She is an Artist and Film Director, additionally working as Director of Photography and Editor. In 2005, Borg’s ‘To She In Me’ was selected for the Culture Bound 7, East Wing Collection at [...]

Interview: Penny Woolcock

2018-11-05T15:50:58+00:00May, 2016|Interview|

Penny Woolcock is a writer and director with a background in radical theatre and the trade union movement. She has worked across film, television, radio, and live opera, and made both fiction films and documentaries. She is best known for the [...]

Interview: Esther May Campbell

2015-10-12T09:00:13+00:00October, 2015|Interview|

Esther May Campbell's debut feature LIGHT YEARS premieres at the London Film Festival on 14 October 2015. A self-taught writer and director, her short 'September' won the Best Short Film BAFTA 2009, and she has worked on the TV shows SKINS and [...]

Interview: Helene Klodawsky

2015-08-19T09:00:54+00:00August, 2015|Interview|

Helene Klodawsky is a veteran independent filmmaker – a passionate storyteller committed to portraying political and social struggles, as well as to exploring the documentary art form. Helene is known for poignant, daring films. Painted Landscapes of the Times (1986), Shoot and Cry (1988), Motherland [...]

Interview: Kris Swanberg

2015-08-10T09:00:31+00:00August, 2015|Interview|

Kris Swanberg is the writer-director of the independent feature films It Was Great, But I Was Ready to Come Home, Marriage Material, Empire Builder and Unexpected, and director of the web series Young American Bodies. She has also appeared in films by her [...]