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Category: Blog

 
27 August 2014

The Writer’s Perspective: GOOD MEDICINE

  One of the most rewarding aspects of the iFeatures experience, so far, has been the chance to be liberated from my writing cave to go on story and location recces with my director and producer. For The Ugly List, our single location story, finding the right school is going to be absolutely crucial. We […]

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12 August 2014

Team Ugly List: The Producer’s View, The Countdown

This week, Team Ugly List have been out and about checking locations and racing the clock… Producer, Jessica Levick, fills us in. We’ve now got under a fortnight until all our deliverables for iFeatures are due to be submitted – so the countdown to the 22 August delivery deadline is well and truly under way. […]

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04 August 2014

Team Ugly List: The Director’s View

Screenwriter Abby Ajayi, Director Alex Kalymnios and Producer Jessica Levick are still hard at work developing their iFeatures project The Ugly List and finding time to send WFTV a weekly blog on their experiences too. This week, we hear from Alex with ‘The Director’s View: Sizzling in the Heat’. First and foremost, my passion is making […]

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28 July 2014

Team Ugly List: The Writer’s View

This week Team Ugly List are back with the third installment of their blog charting the iFeatures development journey and its time to hear from Abby Ajayi in ‘The Writer’s View: Mother or Midwife’. Today, I’m mainly thinking about my secondary school days, running shoes and also motherhood and midwifery. Strangely enough, all of this […]

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21 July 2014

Team Ugly List: The Producer’s View

In the second of our blogs charting the journey of a director, writer and producer team developing their project through the iFeatures scheme, Jessica Levick gives us ‘The Producer’s View’. It’s now two weeks since we got back from Sheffield, and the hard graft is beginning in earnest on our iFeatures project, The Ugly List. We’ve got 5 […]

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14 July 2014

iFeatures: Introducing ‘Team Ugly List’

iFeatures is Creative England’s low budget filmmaking initiative, supported by the BBC, the BFI and Creative Skillset. We asked one of this year’s iFeatures teams to send us a weekly blog charting the initial iFeatures development phase and the ongoing experience of developing their first feature film together. Here in their first post, we get […]

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09 August 2013

Nicola Lees shares tips on how to complete your 2014 WFTV Mentoring Scheme application form

The WFTV Mentoring Scheme is a unique opportunity for women with at least 5 years experience in the film or TV industry to take part in an intense 6-month professional development programme. It’s no surprise that there’s a competitive application process, then. Scheme Producer, Nicola Lees, receives over 200 application forms every year. So we […]

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16 October 2012

Climbing Inside the Story with Kate Leys

At this year’s BFI London Film Festival, Women in Film and Television (UK) hosted an interview with one of the UK’s most experienced and well-respected script editors, Kate Leys. During an engaging and amusing discussion with Briony Hanson, Director of Film at the British Council, Kate revealed her insights into the role of the script […]

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