ICA, CFAC (University of Reading) and BIMI (Birkbeck) invite you to the Symposium
Six teams have been shortlisted for the British Council and Film London’s Shakespeare’s Sister scheme, supported by WFTV, where two all-female teams are offered £15,000 each and support from Film4 to produce shorts.
Films applying for money from British state backer must sign up to new policies on minorities and the socially disadvantaged
An symposium on Gender in Media organized by The Geena Davis Institute and WFTV, held at BFI.
Tania Friemuth a Reel Angel member and DOP went to find out what positive interventions are happening or going to rectify the stats? We all are too aware of.
“Myself and other [female] directors used to think we didn’t have to talk about women’s issues: that it would be enough to just make films and be an example. That doesn’t work. It hasn’t worked. Now people are making noise, and pretty soon they won’t be able to ignore it.”
Gender bias in the film industry: 75% of blockbuster crews are male
‘Sadie Frost has done the theory, and now she is putting it into practice…’
Reel Angel DOP Shiraz Ksaiba was recently involved the Channel 4 Shorts, a series of 6 x 3 min films on female circus performers, went out on broadcast on 27th July – you can view them online here;
We are now developing our post production department, so we are looking for a variety of skilled freelancers in this field.
So if your a passionate and talented freelancer specializing in Editing, Sound Design, Animation and Grading and so forth, we would love to hear from you!
Please send in your cv and showreel to firstname.lastname@example.org
Yana Rits-Cairns is Director of Photography from Russia, shooting television dramas for ITV and Channel 4.
Lydia Stott (2nd Ac) was working on the film ‘London Town’ about The Clash featuring actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers playing Strummer.
Gail Jenkinson (Camera Op Underwater HSE) is currently with the BBC and Ben Fogle at a secret location searching for ‘THE big fish’…
Hazel ( Camera Op) got to go out with Flying TV to test out their Cineflex gyro-camera system …
Kasia ( Follow Spot Op) rocking out with Eric Clapton at the legendary Royal Albert Hall for 10 consecutive nights! Hard core!
Hope everyone enjoyed the Wimbledon!
Thankyou to Floor Wouters ( Camera Op) and Laura McNeil ( Sound Engineer) …
A much appreciated supportive statement from one of our key sponsors;
‘Procam are proud to support the Reel Angels Agency. This partnership will give members of the Reel Angels access to all the latest broadcast equipment and Procam’s unrivalled technical knowledge….
Great to see the efforts of Samantha Patterson (2nd AC ) and Jen Annor (Sound Assistant) on BBC 1’s Outcast; a triumph of a drama!
Please check out our new talent in the TV Studio Sound Engineering department; Heather Benson, Denise Else, Hazel Melville,Rebecca Morgan, Laura McNeil and Lisa Hampson…
We had our Camera Trainees Amy Wilson and Emily Shaw on the recent filming of Downtown Abbey…
Freya Davey was camera assisting on this epic journey for Discovery Uk.