Category: Article

 
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16 February 2018

Female Directors Take Centre Stage at KINOTEKA Film Festival London

KINOTEKA is helping to raise the profile of female directors in the industry, particularly in Polish cinema. At their upcoming film festival, starting on Wednesday 7 March, they will screen ten new films from Polish cinema – half of which are directed by women. Their New Polish Cinema screenings open with Satan Said Dance by […]

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24 August 2017

WFTV Founder Member Taking a Crack at Another Glass Ceiling with Diversity Prize

Katrina Wood, a founder member of Women in Film & Television and CEO of the MediaXchange is now taking a crack at another glass ceiling. Here she explains why: Diversity in the media is a hot topic at the moment – and frankly it should remain so until the industry makes a prolonged and concerted […]

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21 August 2017

‘A gently shocking period comedy/drama that lays out the obstacles women faced in the British film industry during WWII’: Karen Krizanovich takes us inside the world of Their Finest

Wartime comedy/drama Their Finest is out on digital, Blu-ray and DVD from today (Monday 21 August). Film journalist Karen Krizanovich shares her thoughts on the Lone Sherfig directed feature with us. ‘Director Scherfig, known for the Oscar nominated An Education and the cult drama Riot Club among others, makes Their Finest a rare combination of […]

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05 June 2017

Wonder Woman breaks box office record – WFTV members respond to screening

Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman has delivered a record-breaking $100m opening weekend in the US, the largest ever for a female-directed feature. Globally, the film brought in a staggering $223m, including a $38m box office-topping debut in China. WFTV was delighted to host a special screening for our members last Thursday (1 June), and some of […]

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10 April 2017

Ever considered applying to Ones to Watch? Here’s why you should…

Ones to Watch, one of The Edinburgh International TV Festival’s talent schemes is a life-changing money-can’t-buy opportunity for rising stars in the TV industry. The scheme gives 30 of television’s best and brightest access to four days of inspiring sessions, creative debate, and unrivalled networking opportunities – as well as support and mentoring throughout the […]

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16 March 2017

Inside the Writers’ Room with Serial Eyes

Berlin-based Serial Eyes is an eight month postgraduate programme for television writers and producers, which prepares the next generation of European TV writer-producers to bring high-end, serialized storytelling to the television screen. Twelve participants from across Europe learn to develop, write and produce serial productions independently and as part of a team. The writers’ room experience is at the […]

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26 January 2017

Ab Fab Best Performing UK Indie Film in Record Year for Production Spend

New statistics from the BFI show that Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie was the highest grossing independent UK film of 2016, making £16 million at the box office. However, the overall market share for UK films was only 7%, its lowest level in three years and under the ten-year average. The picture for production spend in […]

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09 January 2017

Book Now for 1-2-1 CV Surgery

Book a surgery slot for Friday 20th January. Twenty-minute slots available between 10:00am and 1:00pm. Your CV is your passport to your next job, but making sure it is relevant to the role you are applying for and fully reflects your skills and experience is no easy task. Thankfully, CV expert Kate Watson of top […]

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