Category: News

 
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15 December 2017

Return to Work Programme Seeks Applicants

Flexible working champion Media Parents is delighted to be partnering with Creative Skillset to provide FREE Return to Work Training for eight production freelancers in High End TV Drama and one from Children’s TV. The next cohort, covering Wales, Bristol and the South West includes a placement on Poldark (pictured right) and applications are invited […]

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11 December 2017

Show Us Your Shorts: Call for Submissions

  Calling all WFTV members – we want to see your shorts! WFTV is excited to announce that Show Us Your Shorts will be back for a winter edition. Our first screening of 2018 will be held at Molinare, Soho, on 7 February. So, if you are a WFTV member with a recently completed short […]

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11 December 2017

Andrea Arnold to Direct Season 2 of Big Little Lies

HBO has announced that the eight-time Emmy Award-winning series Big Little Lies is to return, and the new season will be directed by critically acclaimed UK director and 2010 WFTV Award winner, Andrea Arnold. The star shows Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon, who said she is “beyond excited” to be working with Arnold on the […]

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11 December 2017

Women Win Big at BIFAs

On Sunday 10 December the best of British independent filmmaking was celebrated at the British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs) and women were centre stage. Rungano Nyoni picked up the Best Director Award and the Douglas Hickox Award for a debut director for her critically acclaimed film, I Am Not A Witch (pictured above), whilst Emily […]

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04 December 2017

Ready to make your move to Series Producer?

Creative Skillset is back to kick start 20 more careers with the prestigious and competitive year-long Series Producer Programme. The 2018 programme will build on the success of years one and two which has seen more than 70% of delegates achieve Series Producer (SP) credits, and is supported by BBC, Channel 4 and Channel 5 […]

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04 December 2017

WFTV Members Selected for Film London’s Flagship Shorts Programme

Film London has unveiled their latest London Calling short film line-up, a 20-strong slate of docs, dramas and experimental forays representing the scheme’s most diverse group of filmmakers to date. Amongst those selected are a number of WFTV members: Rachel Swindale will produce Holding Space (Rebecca Kenyon will direct, Phil Parker will also produce); Home […]

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02 December 2017

And The Winners Are… The 2017 Women in Film and Television Awards Supported by Sky

Actress Celia Imrie was today (Friday 1 December) awarded The EON Productions Lifetime Achievement Award at the 27th annual Women in Film & Television (UK) Awards, which took place at the London Hilton on Park Lane. Imrie was presented her Award by fellow-actor and long-time friend, Timothy Spall (Harry Potter, Sweeny Todd, Secrets & Lies). […]

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25 November 2017

Director Stepping Up Scheme for High-End TV Drama Open for Applications

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) has been commissioned by Creative Skillset’s High End TV Levy Fund to deliver a new training programme for TV drama directors to encourage diverse representation in the High End TV (HETV) industry and to bring on the next generation of diverse talent. Ten directors, who are based in […]

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23 November 2017

Cristina Casali and Anna Bertmark Amongst First 2017 BIFA Winners to be Announced

WFTV members Cristina Casali and Anna Bertmark (pictured) were amongst the winners of nine newly created craft award categories in the 2017 BIFA Awards, which were announced this morning (Thursday 23 November). Cristina won Best Production Design for her work on The Death of Stalin, whilst Anna won Best Sound for her work on God’s […]

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