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JANUARY events

 
Tina Kalivas | Costume Designer
Andrea Cornwell | Producer
IN CONVERSATION WITH THE TEAM FROM SAINT MAUD
Speakers:
Paulina Rzeszowska | Production Designer

We are joined by some of the team behind Saint Maud, producer, Andrea Cornwell, costume designer, Tina Kalivas and production designer Paulina Rzeszowska. Saint Maud is a psychological horror story about a young nurse, Maud, who develops a dangerous obsession with her new patient, Amanda.

The team will be talking about how they designed and created the world around Maud and her patient Amanda, to highlight the contrast between them. They will also be revealing how they constructed the film sets and props to be able to create moments of intrigue and surprise for the audience.

Saint Maud is the debut feature from BAFTA’s 2019 Breakthrough Brit Rose Glass and has received 17 record-breaking BIFA nominations. You can watch the trailer here.

Q&A: In conversation with the team from Trying
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Speakers:
Andy Wolton | Writer
Esther Smith | BAFTA-nominated British actor

For this event, we’re joined by the writer and actors of the sitcom Trying, the UK’s first original production for Apple TV+. The series follows the story of couple Nikki and Jason as they navigate trying for a baby and exploring adoption. With the second season confirmed, writer, Andy Wolton and actor Esther Smith will be talking about their experience on the first season and plans for series two.

 
SET YOUR WRITING INTENTIONS FOR 2021
Speakers:
Christina Pickworth | Agent, Imagine Talent

January’s Writers’ Group is an opportunity for you to think about your writing intentions for the year - what you want to achieve and what you can do to get there. It’s a chance to set your own writing goals for 2021.

Host Christina Pickworth will be covering a number of areas and giving a range of tips - from putting together your own slate of work, the secrets to pitching successfully, building your profile and how to approach agents and production companies. There will also time at the end of the session for any questions you may have.

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ON THE RECORD, IN CONVERSATION WITH AMY ZIERING & DREW DIXON
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Speakers:
Amy Ziering| Emmy Award-winning Filmmaker
Drew Dixon | Music Executive
Akua Gyamfi | Founder of The British Blacklist

Watch the interview with On The Record’s co-director, Amy Ziering and music executive Drew Dixon as they discuss the making of the documentary with host, Akua Gyamfi.

On The Record documents allegations of sexual assault made against one of the most powerful men in the music industry. It follows the story of former Def Jam A&R executive, Drew Dixon as she wrestles with her decision to go public and share her story with the New York Times, as one of the first women of colour to come forward in the wake of #MeToo.