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Tue, 16 Apr

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Online Webinar, via Zoom

Meet the Producer: British Indies with Helen Simmons

In this strand of WFTV events, members are invited to Meet the Producer. This session will feature our host and fellow producer Michelle Stein in conversation with independent film producer, Helen Simmons.

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Meet the Producer: British Indies with Helen Simmons
Meet the Producer: British Indies with Helen Simmons

Time & Location

16 Apr 2024, 18:30 – 19:30 BST

Online Webinar, via Zoom

About the Event

In this strand of WFTV events, members are invited to Meet the Producer. This session will feature our host and fellow producer Michelle Stein in conversation with independent film producer, Helen Simmons

Michelle and Helen will discuss Helen’s career path, along with any current trends she’s noticing within the industry, and insights on funding and developing projects.

There will be an opportunity to ask Helen questions during the last 15 minutes of the session.

Event Schedule:

18:25: Please join the webinar waiting room

18:30: In conversation with Helen Simmons

19:15: Attendee Q&A opens

19:30: Finish

About Helen Simmons, Guest Producer

Helen is a BIFA longlisted producer and writer, and Screen Star of Tomorrow. She has produced six features - including the upcoming Venice Critics' Week award winner Hoard, upcoming Sky feature Bonus Track, and Klokkenluider - and co-wrote the Crystal Bear winning feature Last Swim which premiered at the Berlinale this year. She runs Erebus Pictures alongside Stephanie Aspin, and the company has a slate of exciting projects across film and TV.

About Michelle Stein, Host and Producer

Michelle is s BAFTA, RTS nominated and BIFA winning producer.  Her most recent feature film, sci-fi Sky Peals, from Moin Hussain premiered in Venice Critic’s week in 2023 and was backed by Film4, BFI and Screen Yorkshire and is being sold by Bankside.  Over the last 16 years, Michelle has worked on a plethora of projects from producing a micro-budget first feature that secured international theatrical distribution to developing a big-budget animation franchise with Aardman.  Michelle has a keen eye for international-level talent and has produced content that has screened in competition at A-list festivals such as Cannes, SXSW, LFF and Tribeca and been bought by the BBC and Sky.  Michelle’s previous company, Escape Films, was the recipient of a received a BFI Vision Award.

How will the online event work?

This event will be live streamed via Zoom.us. Viewing details will be sent via your confirmation.

Attending participants will not be visible to others and will be muted throughout the session. After the talk, there will be an opportunity for audience members to ask questions by using the Q&A feature.

This event is for existing WFTV members only.

If you are not a member and would like to join, membership costs just £100 + VAT/yr , please click here or email admin@wftv.org.uk

At WFTV we’re really keen to ensure that all our events are accessible for everyone. So if you have any particular access requirements, please can you let us know before an event and we will do our best to accommodate you. We would be grateful if you can give us as much notice as possible – please contact admin@wftv.org.uk

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