October 2023

Spring 2023 Cross-Border Mentee-Mentor Matches

We are delighted to announce our Spring 2023 cross-border mentee-mentor matches, supporting under-represented production and post talent. Film & TV craftspeople wishing to strengthen industry relationships across diaspora and original homeland communities emerges as an exciting focus. The Spring 2023 cohort comes together for ScreenCraft Works’ third Cross-Border Mentoring programme, designed to build transnational relationships and enrich

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Cross-Border Careers: How to Manage Difficult Conversations at Work

Monday 5 June 2023 Future Studios Producer Hannah Beaugeard discussed a range of ways to tackle difficult subject matters with colleagues and on-screen contributors. She looked at empathetic and inclusive ways to conduct discussions, including the giving and receiving of constructive feedback in working and mentoring relationships.Hannah, who is also one of the Bullying &

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Cross-Border Careers: Working with a Multinational Production Company

Thursday 6 July 2023 Ewan Vinnicombe-Wallis, Executive Producer, and currently Project Director at Fremantle, talked about how job titles and roles vary between countries, different approaches to CVs, and how you can use professional websites and social media to enhance your career opportunities around the world. He also touched on hybrid and virtual roles, and offered a brief overview of his role developing the skills

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Cross-Border Careers: Learning edit basics for virtual work flows

Nigel Honey, CEO of the Ability Post Production Academy for remote and on-site training, gave a workshop for those wishing to learn editing basics for virtual or on-site work flows, looking at industry-standard software Avid, Adobe Premiere and DaVinci. Watch the recording of the talk, or read the transcript. About Nigel G Honey: Nigel has over 25 years’

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Cross-Border Conversation: Building International Co-Productions

Watch the recording or read the transcript. How do you take your first steps in international co-pros? How do you choose a co-production partner? How can you build the best international crews and production teams? How can you give agency and voice to the right people in the right way? What experiences – inspiring and

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Cross-Border Conversation: Creating Animated Stories

Tuesday 3 October 2023  Watch the recording or read the transcript. How do animators, sound designers, composers and other departments work together for the very best animated storytelling? How does the team build narrative structure, create rounded characters, and enhance emotion? Our speakers, drawn from the ScreenCraft Works community, are at different stages of their careers:Mariia Shub (production

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