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MAY 2022 events

In Conversation with Writer and Director of The Novice
The Novice
Speakers:
Lauren Hadaway | Director                 
Wendy Mitchell | Journalist

Watch back this conversation with writer-director of The Novice, Lauren Hadaway.

We were joined by Lauren Hadaway, who discussed her career journey from post-production and sound to writer and director of her debut feature film and the process of making The Novice.

UPSKILLING: THE ART OF NEGOTIATION WITH SARA PUTT
Speakers:
Sara Putt | Founder/MD of Sara Putt Associates

Negotiation is a fundamental tool for professional development, however research shows that throughout their career women ask for less and negotiate on fewer occasions, which means missing out on opportunities for career and salary progression.  


In this session, Sara Putt of leading industry agency Sara Putt Associates shared the skills you need to get into the negotiation mindset and raise your confidence. Sara covered tips and tools for good negotiation and how to apply them to practical situations to obtain better results. 

Art of Negotiation Sara Putt
Anatomy of a Scandal
Anatomy of a Scandal: Q&A with SJ Clarkson, sienna miller, Michelle dockery and Melissa James Gibson
Speakers:
S.J. Clarkson| Director and Executive Producer           Melissa James Gibson | Writer
Sienna Miller | Actor       
Michelle DockeryActor     
Anna Smith | Film critic and host of the Girls on Film

Watch this insider's look into Netflix’s Anatomy of a Scandal


We are joined by some of the team behind Anatomy of a Scandal including Director and Executive Producer S.J. Clarkson, Writer Melissa James Gibson and actors Sienna Miller and Michelle Dockery. Hosted by film critic and host of the Girls on Film Anna Smith, the panel discussed about their roles in the making of the series and their journey from commission to production. 

Scouting for Girls: Fashion’s Darkest Secret: In conversation with the team behind the docuseries

THE RECORDING OF THIS EVENT IS EMBARGOED UNTIL MONDAY 20 JUNE AND WILL BE AVAILABLE ON TUESDAY 21 JUNE.
Speakers:
Lucy Osbourne | Journalist and Senior Producer
Clare Richards | Series Director
Marianne Shine | Contributor
Carre Sutton
Zing Tsjeng | Author & Journalist

Watch this insider's look into Sky’s Scouting for Girls: Fashion’s Darkest Secret, the three-part documentary series that reveals how a group of men behind the world’s most successful modelling agencies were involved in a darker side of fashion. 


The series exposes how modelling agents like John Casablancas, Jean Luc-Brunel, Claude Haddad and Gerald Marie (who contest the allegations) created a culture that enabled many of them to indulge in a spectrum of abusive behaviours, ranging from grooming and coercion to the rape of models as young as 15.  


It’s the story of a generation of forgotten women who were promised stardom and glamour but instead found themselves used, abused and, in some cases, trafficked between networks of powerful men. Building on an ongoing investigation by journalist Lucy Osborne and The Guardian, the series delivers the fashion industry its own #MeToo reckoning, revealing how one of the world’s most glamorous industries facilitated and validated endemic sexual abuse, and follows the survivors as they come together to take action against those responsible.


We were joined by Journalist and Senior Producer Lucy Osbourne, Series Director Clare Richards and Contributor Marianne Shine. The panel will discuss their roles in this remarkable docuseries and we’ll hear about their journey from idea and commission to production.

Scouting for Girls
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