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With December finally here, the cinema isn’t always the easiest place to get to. With Christmas shopping, visiting families, office parties and simply not wanting to leave the house without your pajamas, it’s the perfect time of year to dig out some classic Christmas films.
In the lead up to the Sunderland Short Film Festival where our film Foxhole will be screened, we're highlighting the other female film directors whose work will be at the event. In this article we speak to five of the directors who will be showing their comedy films.
In the lead up to the Sunderland Short Film Festival,we're highlighting the other female film directors whose work will be at the event. In this article we speak to four of the directors who will be showing their films in the Drama category.
In the lead up to the Sunderland Short Film Festival where our film Foxhole will be screened, we're highlighting the other female film directors whose work will be at the event. In this article we speak to two of the directors who will be showing their documentary films.
In the lead up to the Sunderland Short Film Festival,we're highlighting the other female film directors whose work will be at the event. In this article we speak to three of the directors who will be showing their films in the Sci-Fi, Horror and Experimental categories.
Eloise Rust... first worked with us on the award winning short film Extra Time. She now returns in Foxhole as the vulnerable cult member, Megan. Here she talks to us about the making of the short thriller.
Ben Charlton...has collaborated with us three times in the past year, First with our fundraising campaign video for Foxhole, followed by his role in the short film and then in our video for Lauren Bird's 'I Wonder' here he talks to us about the past year.
Canadian... actress Erica Martin stars as the cult leader of Foxhole, Maiika. As well as working on her acting career, she is also curating the inspiring podcast The Working Arts which interviews young women within the film and theatre industry and running her production company, Esmond Road. She speaks to us here about Foxhole.
After featuring... in our fund raising campaign video, Reanna Austin reprised the role of Sophie in her first film performance. Here she talks about being on set for the first time and the conflict of her characters situation within Foxhole.
Nominated for Best Actress... at the Monkey Bread Tree Film Awards for her role in our last short film Extra Time, Lydia Lakemoore returns to working with us in Foxhole. Here she talks about being covered in mud, leaves and bruises for her performance as cult member Shayla.
Being our most frequent collaborator, Jayde Manning has appeared in Why Are You Sad, Coming Home, Demi, Extra Time and now our latest film Foxhole. She speaks to us about her experience on the short thriller and what is was like to get away from London and film in the countryside.
Poppy Evans talks to us about her first experience with Rianne Pictures. From featuring in the early stages of the project as part of the fund raising prequel film, to moving into her first role with us as Kathryn.
She made her debut feature film appearance with us for her role as Dianna in Demi, where she was praised by reviewers for her emotional and powerful performance. Here Kerenza Qayum speaks to us about her role in Foxhole, this time as the antagonist in the story.
The final installment in our female directors season of interviews is the talented Science Fiction focused director Aurora Fearnley. She talks to us about her upcoming projects Pulsar and Tipping Point, while discussing the challenges of being a female director in the industry and balancing the dual role of a director/actress.
Claire Leona Appas has been working in the film industry for over a decade. Her debut feature 'And Then I Was French' has been described as 'a kooky, genre-twisting commercial thriller with a surrealist tilt'. Here she talks about the progress of moving from short films to features and finding your way in the industry.
As a part of our female directors interview season, we spoke with the great Nour Wazzi, a Lebanese filmmaker who founded Panacea Productions in 2008, about her experiences in filmmaking. In the span of thirteen years, she worked with names like Emilia Clarke, Maisie Williams, Earl Cameron and Oscar nominee Ari Folman. It's no surprise that Wazzi appeared as a future star on BBC's talent hotlist!