/Tag: producer

Testimonial: Laura Giles

2018-11-12T12:59:00+00:00March, 2018|Production Stories|

I'm not yet a full-time producer, just an aspiring one who has managed to shift her paid work to around the industry rather than outside it. I stupidly started my film-making and parenting journeys within a couple of years of each other [...]

Interview: Sophie Hyde

2018-11-12T12:59:13+00:00February, 2018|Interview|

Sophie Hyde directed, produced and co-wrote eye innovative feature drama 52 TUESDAYS which won the directing award for world cinema at Sundance 2014 and the Crystal Bear at the Berlinale 2014. As a producer, her documentaries include SAM KLEMKE'S TIME MACHINE (Sundance 2015) SHUT UP LITTLE MAN! [...]

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: Of Love and Law

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

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 making the film: [...]

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 [...]

Testimonial: Stevie Lee

2015-08-14T09:00:14+00:00August, 2015|Development Stories|

My name is Stevie Lee. I run a tiny film and TV production company called Runaway Fridge from home. I have two children: my son Joss is 10 (and profoundly autistic), Bebe is just 4. I'm a development producer script editor who [...]

Testimonial: Samm Haillay

2015-08-05T09:00:35+00:00August, 2015|Production Stories|

Sam Haillay has a long list of producing credits, including "Better Things" and "Bypass", both written and directed by Duane Hopkins and documentaries such as "6 Desires: DH Lawrence and Sardinia" directed by Mark Cousins, and "The Uprising" directed by Peter Snowdon. [...]

Interview: Afia Nathaniel

2015-07-15T09:00:55+00:00July, 2015|Interview|

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 [...]

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: 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 [...]