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Online Webinar, via Zoom

Meet the Producer: Studio Features with Alexandra Derbyshire

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 Film Producer, Alexandra Derbyshire.

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Meet the Producer: Studio Features with Alexandra Derbyshire
Meet the Producer: Studio Features with Alexandra Derbyshire

Time & Location

16 Jan 2024, 18:30 – 19:30 GMT

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 Film Producer, Alexandra Derbyshire.

Michelle and Alexandra will discuss Alexandra’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 Alexandra questions during the last 15 minutes of the session.

Event Schedule:

18:25: Please join the webinar waiting room

18:30: In conversation with Alexandra Derbyshire

19:15: Attendee Q&A opens

19:30: Finish

About Alexandra Derbyshire, Guest Producer

Over the past twenty years Derbyshire has worked as a freelance producer on many feature films including Anna Karenina (directed by Joe Wright, starring Keira Knightly and Jude Law), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (directed by Tomas Alfredson, starring Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hardy); both for Working Title Films. Executive Producer on Jurassic World: Dominion (directed by Colin Trevorrow and starring Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas – Howard, Laura Dern, Sam Neill and Jeff Goldblum)

She was Executive Producer on Paddington and Paddington 2 (written and directed by Paul King and produced by David Heyman) and they have teamed up again on Wonka.

Derbyshire developed a passion for storytelling and the magic of cinema from an early age and feels extremely fortunate to have a career doing what she loves.

About Michelle Stein, Host 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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