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SEPTEMBER 2022 events

Finance: Understanding Investments & Pension with emily man
FinanceSept 2022 Emily Man
Emily Man | Financial Advisor

“When I worked in production I felt like the world of finance was not relevant to me. There are so many areas that are confusing – pensions; investments; insurance – it seemed like I should know the answers but I never did. But nearly five years of training and working in personal finance has shown me that it isn’t hard or complicated, and more importantly, it is a vital area to engage with.”

In this session, Emily covered the basics of planning for your financial future, talking through pensions and tips on investing. She promises no selling and no jargon, just galvanising straight talk.

COMING SOON - Writers’ Group: In Conversation with Emilia di Girolamo
Emilia di Girolamo | Screenwriter
Christina Pickworth | Agent, Imagine Talent

For Writers’ Group in September, we were joined by screenwriter Emilia di Girolamo

In conversation with Christina Pickworth, Emilia discussed her journey into the industry and career so far, sharing insight to her creative process and experience as lead writer for drama and true crime series such as The Tunnel (SKY), Law & Order UK (ITV), Deceit (C4) and most recently Three Pines (Amazon). 

Writers’ Group: In Conversation with Emilia di Girolamo
WFTV Event: Meet the Commissioner (Scripted): Gwawr Lloyd, Drama Commissioning Editor, Channel 4
Gwawr Lloyd Event
Gwawr Lloyd | Drama Commissioning Editor, Channel 4 

In this conversation with Gwawr Lloyd, Drama Commissioning Editor at Channel 4, discussed the current landscape of scripted drama in TV, her thoughts on what makes a great show and sharing insights on how to get a project commissioned. 

Gwawr’s recent commissions include comedy series Chivalry written by Sarah Solemani and Steve Coogan, Somewhere Boy written by Pete Jackson and psychological thriller Light in the Hall, written by Regina Moriarty. 

The Railway Children Return: Q&A with the team behind the film
Jemma Rodgers | Producer
Kate Ringsell | Casting Director

Rebecca Lloyd | Editor
Dinah Collin | Costume Designer

Join Producer Jemma Rodgers, Casting Director Kate Ringsell, Editor Rebecca Lloyd and Costume Designer Dinah Collin as they discuss the making of The Railway Children Return.

The Railway Children Return
Inspired by one of the most beloved British family films of all time, The Railway Children Return is an enchanting, moving, and heart-warming adventure for a new generation.

1944 – As life in Britain’s cities becomes increasingly perilous, three evacuee children – Lily (Beau Gadsdon), Pattie (Eden Hamilton) and Ted (Zac Cudby) Watts – are sent by their mother from Salford to the Yorkshire village of Oakworth.

There to meet them on the train station platform are Bobbie Waterbury (Jenny Agutter, reprising her iconic role in the original film), her daughter, Annie (Sheridan Smith), and grandson Thomas (Austin Haynes), and with their help the evacuees are soon settling into their new life in the countryside.

When the children discover injured American soldier Abe (KJ Aikens), hiding out in the railyard at Oakworth Station, they are thrust into a dangerous quest to assist their new friend who, like them, is a long way from home.

The Ralway Children Return
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