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Cross-Border Conversation: How to Pitch Yourself for a Job

Thursday 9 May 2024Watch the recording or read the transcript. What are the speakers’ experiences for effective pitching when sending out speculative freelancer emails, preparing for a job interview, or conducting a project pitch? What advice can the speakers give for describing your professional identity and being heard, to secure the role? Our speakers are

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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 Conversation: Mixing sound for film & TV

7 March 2024Watch the recording or read the transcript. Our speakers shared advice and ideas on creating a good sound mix for film or TV, the workflows and their tips for enabling good communication across the team. They discussed mixing and mastering, and the tools they use, and shared their creative inspirations in music composition

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Watch the recording of our recent Cross-Border Conversation on Creating supportive teams when telling emotionally tough stories

Thank you to the speakers at our recent Cross-Border Conversation about Creating supportive teams when telling emotionally tough stories. You can now watch the recording of the talk (with subtitles) or read the transcript.

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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 Conversation: Working across fiction and non-fiction in film & TV

23 January 2024 Watch the recording or read the transcript Working across fiction and non-fiction in film & TV post-production – how can you gain experience and recognition in both arenas? What are the different approaches and skillsets needed for editors, composers and sound designers in feature films, TV dramas, documentary and other art forms? How

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Cross-Border Networking

Cross-border networking event hosted by Sisters Working in Film & Television, South Africa, Counterpoints Arts and ScreenCraft Works.  Watch the recording of the organisations’ introductions or read the transcript.  Sisters Working in Film & Television (SWIFT) is a non-profit organisation committed to championing empowerment and access to equal opportunities for women in a previously male-dominated industry, by advocating for

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