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Category: Interview

 
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12 November 2018

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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30 July 2018

Top Tips for Making Your Factual Idea Stand Out

The WFTV Pat Llewellyn Bursary Fund was launched earlier this year with the aim of finding, and funding, women with the best, boldest and most creative factual entertainment or factual TV projects. The Fund is open both to experienced film makers as well as women who have never made a TV programme. What matters is […]

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18 May 2018

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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26 April 2018

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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22 March 2018

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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24 July 2017

“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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19 June 2017

Online Premiere of Daisy Dickinson’s With Teeth surrealist short, Blue But Pale Blue

WFTV is delighted to be hosting the online premiere of Blue But Pale Blue, a surrealist short film directed by Daisy Dickinson (pictured right) for With Teeth. The film uses microscope footage and dreamlike imagery to take the audience on a journey through the deepest recesses of one man’s mind. Falling into a coma after […]

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26 May 2017

“I was told repeatedly not to make this film”: In The Spotlight… Debbie Howard

We all know that getting a film made is not easy. But once you’ve achieved that part, what about the Herculean effort needed to get it out into the world? Over the last few years WFTV has been keeping a keen eye on the progress of Still Loved, the debut feature-length documentary from former WFTV […]

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18 May 2017

Q&A: NFTS Cinematography MA student Angela Neil

BAFTA’s UK Scholarship Programme is part of their charitable activity to support talented people at all stages of their career in film, television and games. The programme is currently open to applications from British Citizens in need of financial assistance to take a post-graduate course in the UK. Each BAFTA Scholar receives up to £12,000 […]

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17 May 2017

The Woman in the Story: Helen Jacey on developing better female characters

WFTV was delighted to hear the news that the second edition of Helen Jacey’s creative guide The Woman in the Story: Writing Female Characters in Trouble, in Love and In Power is to be published in 2017. We helped to launch the first edition six years ago, and it went on to become an industry […]

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