|Interview with Gabriela Cowperthwaite, Producer-Director of Blackfish||
Blackfish is a gripping documentary exploring the contradictions inherent in keeping a highly intelligent and sentient species captive for our entertainment. The film’s narrative focuses on the life of Killer Whale Tilikum, the SeaWorld Orca responsible for the widely-reported death of experienced trainer Dawn Brancheau in 2010, and reveals why SeaWorld tried to prevent the public from knowing the full truth.
|WFTV Meets... Helen Cotton of See Change Films||
Following our special International Women's Day screening of feature documentary, Where the Water Meets the Sky, we caught up with co-director and producer Helen Cotton to talk about the the film and how she's bringing the film training and advocacy work honed in rural Zambia to the UK.
|Interview with Jane Root - CEO, Nutopia||
Mankind: The Story of All of Us launched on History earlier this month. Jane Root, CEO and founder of Nutopia, the production company which made the series, spoke to WFTV (UK) about the programme and about her life as the head of an international production company.
|In Conversation with Sally Potter, Director of Ginger & Rosa||
Earlier in October, legendary director and long-standing WFTV (UK) member, Sally Potter, spoke to WFTV CEO, Kate Kinninmont, and an audience of WFTV and Soho House members at the Aubin Cinema in East London following a private screening of her latest film and London Film Festival hit, Ginger & Rosa.
|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 editor, how she works with writers, and some of the common problems sh
|Malu De Martino: So Hard to Forget||
So Hard to Forget: An interview with Brazilian Film Director Malu De Martino, by Rebecca Brand.
|In Conversation with... Kate Norrish and Polly Leys, Producers, Hillbilly Films||
Interviewed by Briony Hanson, Director of Film, British Council, in front of an audience of WFTV members on 10.07.2012 in London, UK. Write up by Rebecca Brand
When Kate Norrish and Polly Leys won a TV BAFTA in May for their single drama, Random, we were especially proud at Women in Filmand TV (UK) because it was within this organisation that their working relationship began.
|Anna Godas: The 100 Films of Dogwoof||
Anna Godas is CEO of Dogwoof, the UK’s leading distributor of documentaries. This month they celebrate their 100th cinema release in The Queen of Versailles, a Sundance hit directed by Lauren Greenfield.