/Tag: pregnancy

Testimonial: Kate Cheeseman

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

Nearly 18 months ago, I took part in the first Making It Possible event put on by Raising Films and went for a wonderful day in Edinburgh. It was a day that gave me the courage and direction to return to [...]

Interview: Gemma Whelan

2018-11-12T12:59:24+00:00October, 2017|Interview, Working in TV|

Can you tell us about how it’s going working on Game of Thrones (no spoilers) and The End of the F***ing World? How are you making it work around and through your pregnancy? I have been very lucky with my timing [...]

Interview: Mania Akbari

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

Mania Akbari is an internationally acclaimed filmmaker, artist, writer, and actress. Her provocative, revolutionary and radical films were recently the subject of retrospectives at the BFI, London (2013), the DFI, Denmark (2014), Oldenburg International Film Festival, Germany (2014) and Cyprus Film Festival [...]

Interview: Joeli Brearley

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

Joeli Brearley is founder of the project and campaign Pregnant Then Screwed, a place for women to tell their stories of pregnancy and maternity discrimination to expose this systemic problem and make a case for recognition, change and respect. She writes about [...]

Interview: Beeban Kidron

2015-10-05T09:00:39+00:00October, 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, [...]

Sexism in the Workplace (Anonymous)

2018-11-12T12:57:44+00:00July, 2015|Working in TV|

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 [...]

Testimonial: Laura Bellingham

2015-06-16T09:00:14+00:00June, 2015|Production Stories, The Long Read|

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 [...]

Testimonial: Nicky Bentham

2015-05-26T21:21:09+00:00May, 2015|Production Stories|

I am a producer and a mum of two. I could share so many stories of personal and professional hilarity/woe/embarrassment/pride that have resulted from my desire to “have it all”. In fact, once I get started on this subject I tend [...]