Underwire 2019: Amani Zardoe

Underwire 2019: Amani Zardoe

Amani Zardoe doesn’t just have one film showing at this years Underwire Film Festival, she has multiple! Her anthology series Portraits explores how we present ourselves to the world and her XX award nominated short Lazy Money is a stoner comedy about friendship. In this interview she shares her journey into film making.

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Underwire 2019: New Mars by Susie Jones

Underwire 2019: New Mars by Susie Jones

Susie found her own way to filmmaking when she discovered an unused camera at the while studying literature and made a "Rough Guide to..." her University. This led to her creating an immersive film experience, long before people started using the term 'immersive'

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Underwire 2019: Peak by Lucy Rose

Underwire 2019: Peak by Lucy Rose

Zero budget film making Lucy Rose made her short film Peak on zero budget, the PTSD based drama is showing at this years Underwire Film Festival which is something ticked off the bucket list for Lucy. In this interview she discusses the challenges of the film and the difficulties of moving into film making in a working class environment.

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Underwire 2019: TMI by Ita Fitzgerald

Underwire 2019: TMI by Ita Fitzgerald

When a mother reads her teenage son’s texts it triggers an awkward conversation which is way too much information. A humorous and touching comedy about miscommunication is what Ita Fitzgerald brings to Underwire this year. Here she talks to us about her inspiration behind the story, self funding projects and the challenges of casting child actors.

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Underwire 2019: My Time by Giulia Gandini

Underwire 2019: My Time by Giulia Gandini

For a long time women have been trying to fight the stigma of periods, in her short film My Time, Giulia Gandini does just this. In this interview she tells how she became a film maker, other female directors she looks up and how she feels about the short playing at the Underwire Film Festival this coming weekend.

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Underwire 2019: Fayde by Hannah Leigh-Prior

Underwire 2019: Fayde by Hannah Leigh-Prior

Things always seem worse at night, which is what is highlighted in Hannah Leigh-Prior’s film Fayde, highlighting the balancing act of family and work for a superhero. In this interview Hannah speaks to us about her un-usual form of film financing and how to survive a long night shoot.

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Meet The Cast: Kiera Falcus

Meet The Cast: Kiera Falcus

Kiera Falcus is one of the newest faces at Rianne Pictures playing the role of Melissa in our upcoming film Coming out for Christmas. Here she talks to us about her experience making the film, her passions about wanting more transgender representations on screen and why the North East has a lot more to offer the film and TV world!

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