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Online Webinar, via Zoom

Wilderness: Q&A with Marnie Dickens, So Yong Kim and Elizabeth Kilgarriff

WFTV members are invited to this online panel discussion for the recent Amazon Prime mini-series Wilderness, based on the novel of the same name by B.E. Jones. The panel will include writer and creator Marnie Dickens, director So Yong Kim, and executive producer Elizabeth Kilgarriff.

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Wilderness: Q&A with Marnie Dickens, So Yong Kim and Elizabeth Kilgarriff
Wilderness: Q&A with Marnie Dickens, So Yong Kim and Elizabeth Kilgarriff

Time & Location

23 Oct 2023, 18:30 – 19:30 BST

Online Webinar, via Zoom

About the Event

WFTV members are invited to this online panel discussion for the recent Prime Video UK Original series Wilderness, starring Jenna Coleman, Oliver Jackson-Cohen and Ashley Benson, based on the novel of the same name by B.E. Jones.

The panel will include writer and creator Marnie Dickens, director So Yong Kim, and executive producer Elizabeth Kilgarriff. The panel will be moderated by BFI programmer, Rowan Woods.

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

Event Schedule

18:25: Please join the webinar waiting room

18:30: In conversation with Marnie Dickens, So Yong Kim and Elizabeth Kilgarriff

19:15: Audience Q&A

19:30: Finish

Wilderness synopsis

Deliciously twisted thriller starring Jenna Coleman and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. Liv and Will seem to have it all. A rock-solid marriage. A glamorous new life in New York. Until Liv learns about the affair. Enter the American road trip she’s fantasised about. For Will, it’s a chance to make amends. For Liv, it’s a very different prospect – a landscape where accidents happen all the time. The perfect place to get revenge.

Marnie Dickens

Marnie Dickens recently wrote, created and executive produced six-part series Wilderness for Firebird Pictures/Amazon Prime Video, starring Jenna Coleman and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. She also wrote and created the RTS and BAFTA nominated Thirteen starring Jodie Comer and hit series Gold Digger starring Julia Ormond for the BBC. Marnie was both a BAFTA Breakthrough Brit and Screen International Star of Tomorrow.

So Yong Kim

Director, Editor, and Producer So Yong Kim immigrated to the USA at 12, studied art at the Art Institute of Chicago, earned her MFA, and crafted experimental short films like A Bunny Rabbit (2002). Notably, she produced the acclaimed Icelandic feature Salt (2003) with her husband, Bradley Rust Gray. So’s 2006 recognition as one of “25 Filmmakers to Watch” by Filmmaker Magazine foreshadowed her successful career. Her debut film, In Between Days (2006), earned Sundance’s Special Jury Prize in 2007, and her subsequent work, like Treeless Mountain (2008), continued to captivate with its insightful exploration of characters and unique storytelling. Kim’s contributions were also showcased in the omnibus film Chinatown Film Project (2009).

Elizabeth Kilgarriff

Liz Kilgarriff is an award-winning producer who founded Firebird Pictures in April 2019 with fellow BBC Exec, Craig Holleworth. Firebird Pictures was set-up to support and work with the best creative talent to produce distinctive and entertaining stories for a global audience.

Before Firebird Pictures, Liz was the Senior Commissioning Editor for BBC Drama in England and Scotland and previously was an Executive Producer for BBC Drama Production where she oversaw multiple shows from conception to transmission.

Liz’s track record in picking stories and creative talent that attract large audiences is evident in her portfolio of work to-date. Her successes as a commissioner include Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated Bodyguard; Bafta-winning The Cry; Emmy-nominated Luther;  J.K. Rowling's Strike; Doctor Foster; The ABC Murders; Bafta-nominated The Victim; MotherFatherSon starring Richard Gere and International Emmy winning McMafia. In this role, Liz was also responsible for Call The Midwife and Poldark, with previous credits including, Tess of the D’Urbervilles and Upstairs Downstairs.

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 their questions to the panel 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 want our events to be accessible for everyone. If you have any access requirements, please let us know in advance and we will do our best to accommodate you. Please contact admin@wftv.org.uk and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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