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Thu, 16 May

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Online Webinar, via Zoom

Meet the Producer: TV Comedy & Dramas with Sarah Hammond

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 executive producer for British TV Comedy and Dramas, Sarah Hammond.

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Meet the Producer: TV Comedy & Dramas with Sarah Hammond
Meet the Producer: TV Comedy & Dramas with Sarah Hammond

Time & Location

16 May 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 executive producer for British TV Comedy and Dramas, Sarah Hammond.

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

Event Schedule:

18:25: Please join the webinar waiting room

18:30: In conversation with Sarah Hammond

19:15: Attendee Q&A opens

19:30: Finish

About Sarah Hammond, Guest Producer

Sarah is an Emmy, PGA and Golden Globe award winning television producer. Since joining Two Brothers in 2014, Sarah has produced numerous programs for the UK and US market including the multi-award-winning Fleabag which won 6 Primetime Emmy Awards in 2019, including Best Comedy Series. Sarah developed and Exec Produced two series of the International EMMY nominated Back To Life written by and starring Daisy Haggard for the BBC and Showtime, EP’d Angela Black for ITV and Spectrum; and will serve as EP on the forthcoming comedy Dinosaur (BBC, Hulu) as well as drama series Boat Story (BBC, Amazon) and the second season of the smash hit The Tourist (BBC).Before starting at Two Brothers, Sarah worked with theatre producer Sonia Friedman, assisting her on SFP’s West End and Broadway shows including Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, The Book Of Mormon, Jersusalem, Old Times amoing others. Sarah began her career in TV, Theatre and Film publicity at Public Eye Communications, working primarily with comedians Rob Brydon and Miranda Hart and on TV comedy shows such as Miranda, Armstrong And Miller and That Mitchell And Webb Loo.

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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