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DECEMBER 2022 events

Mr Malcolm’s List: Q&A with Director and Producer Emma Holly Jones
Emma Holly Jones | Writer, Producer and Director
Clarisse Loughrey | Chief Film Critic, The Independent

Director and producer of Mr Malcolm’s List, Emma Holly Jones, discussed the making of the film and her experience balancing the creative roles of producer and director. In conversation with host Clarisse Loughrey, Emma shared insight into the development process of taking the project from a short to feature length film, and tips for other filmmakers.

The Making of Pinocchio: In Conversation with Lisa Henson and Georgina Hayns
Lisa Henson  | Producer
Georgina Hayns | Creative and Technical Director of Character Fabrication

Watch back a conversation with two of the key female creatives behind Netflix’s Pinocchio, Lisa Henson (Producer) and Georgina Hayns (Creative and Technical Director of Character Fabrication).

They discussed their journeys into the industry as well as offering behind the scenes insight to the making of Pinocchio from idea to screen and spotlighting the craft of puppetry making; from creating the puppets and the stop motion animation process to working together with co-directors Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson to achieve their creative vision for the film.

Writers’ Group: In Conversation with Rachael New
Rachael New | Screenwriter
Christina Pickworth | Agent 

For December’s Writers’ Group, we were joined by screenwriter Rachael New.

In conversation with Agent Christina Pickworth, Rachael shared her journey into the industry and career so far writing for series such as New Tricks (BBC), Trollied (Sky1), Grantchester (ITV) and The Mallorca Files (BBC).


Rachael also be discussed creating her original period drama for PBS Masterpiece, Miss Scarlet and The Duke, sharing behind the scenes insight to the making of the series from idea to screen, developing three seasons and balancing the creative roles of showrunner and director.

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