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In The Spotlight: Director Christiana Ebohon-Green

Christiana Ebohon-Green is an award-winning drama director, and 2015 WFTV Mentee. She graduated from the National Film and Television School’s Directing Fiction MA and found early success making shorts. In 1998 she directed In Your Eye, which won her the Kodak Award USA that same year, and was screened at the Kodak Emerging Filmmaker’s Showcase […]

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In The Spotlight: Jenny Ash & Sunshine Jackson, 100 Vaginas

The Vagina: one of the last screen taboos, and still the source of much embarrassment and shame for many women. But a one-off documentary for Channel 4 challenges us to take a new look – quite literally. Based on Laura Dodsworth’s book, Womanhood – The Bare Reality, in which the artist photographs a hundred women’s […]

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In The Spotlight: The Funny Disruptors

Double Yay Productions is a scripted comedy outfit founded and run by Natalie Bray (Producer and Creative Director), Caroline Amer (Producer and Business Director) and Rebecca Tanwen Morgan (Producer and Operations Director). The trio began working together after Bray took the decision to develop her comedy project Nutritiously Nicola!, originally a stage show which she […]

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In The Spotlight: Jemma Riley-Tolch & Lilly Blazewicz from the Pinewood Creative Audio Team

Sometimes it’s hard not to get disheartened by the constant reminders of how far we still have to go to reach gender parity in the film and TV industries. Whether it’s stats from the latest academic study or the absence of women in recent awards nomination lists; despite a shift in the way we talk […]

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In The Spotlight… Sally Pacy and Cara Kotschy from Fifty Fifty

This October, post and production house Fifty Fifty celebrated its fifteenth birthday. The independent company was co-founded by Sally Pacy (above right), who remains the owner, and is run by Managing Director Cara Kotschy (above left). Between them, the pair have over 40 years’ industry experience and their impressive list of clients includes ITV, BBC, […]

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In The Spotlight… Kathleen Gray, Guarantee Broadcast Engineer for NEP UK

Kathleen graduated from Southampton Solent University with a BSc in Live and Studio Sound in 2013 before joining NEP UK Broadcast Services. Since then she has progressed from Junior Vision Engineer to Guarantee Broadcast Engineer and has been Engineer in Charge on some of NEP UK’s largest and most prestigious projects, including ITV’s Love Island […]

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In the Spotlight… Creative Producer Karen Newman

Karen Newman had a highly successful career in global events management in the City of London. Five years ago, she left that behind and combined her former training as an actor with her exceptional organisational skills and financial acumen to become a creative producer for film and TV. It’s fair to say the gamble paid […]

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In the Spotlight… Sophia Hardman, Foley Mixer at Twickenham Studios

Twickenham Studios’ Foley Mixer, Sophia Hardman recently won a prestigious Cinema Audio Society (CAS) Award for her work on Black Mirror… oh, and she’s only 24! WFTV caught up with Sophia to find out how she got into the male-dominated realm of audio post-production and what lies ahead for her. “Film is absolutely my favourite, […]

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In the Spotlight…Jodie Davidson, DI Colorist at Technicolor

Jodie Davidson started her career in Vancouver almost 20 years ago. Initially thinking she wanted to be an editor, she got her first job with Forefront Productions, a female-led production company who made the hit Canadian TV show, Madison. Whilst there, an opportunity arose at the post facility for a sound syncing position (assisting a […]

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“Bryan Cranston gave me what was needed plus more”: In The Spotlight… Robin Swicord

Robin Swicord is an award-winning writer, director and producer. Primarily known for her work as a screenwriter, her credits include Memoirs Of A Geisha (Satellite Award for best screenplay); Little Women, (co-producer, Writers Guild award nomination); Matilda (co-written and co-produced with Nicholas Kazan); the cult comedy Shag; The Perez Family; and Practical Magic. Swicord also […]

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