Building Your Cross-Border Career

Cross-Border Careers: Good collaboration as writers in film and TV

Thursday 11 April 2024 Writer / filmmaker Yann Mounir Demange and writer / producer Rosa Attab discussed how to collaborate well as co-writers, in a virtual talk hosted by filmmaker / cinematographer (and mentee) Olwethu Jezile and director / producer / writer (and mentee) Nandita Jain. They talked about the importance of authenticity and representation, discussing their recent short film Dammi starring […]

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Cross-Border Careers: How can you work more sustainably on international productions?

What are some of the ways we can strive to be greener on our international productions, either as an individual or as a team? What pre-production planning can we put in place, as well as exercising good practice during production and post? Green Eyes Production offers an overview of the lifecycle of an international production,

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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 Careers: Setting up business in the UK as a sole trader or freelancer

How to set up a new craft business in the UK, as a sole trader or freelancer in film & TV, when wishing to work internationally. How should you manage your accounts as a film & TV freelancer? How do you start your own business for production and post-production film & TV crafts services? Abu

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