Workshop: Making Our Way

Eleanor Burfitt

  • Jill Craigie Cinema, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth

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A workshop with women directors to discuss the opportunities and obstacles women face in sustaining a career in documentary production. What avenues have they found to fund and exhibit their films outside, and within, film and television?

Discussion with film extracts by established and emerging women directors from the South-West region and beyond. Led by Dr Kayla Parker, University of Plymouth, and Dr Lizzie Thynne, University of Sussex.

Date: Saturday 23 November
Time: 10:00-13:00
Venue: Jill Craigie Cinema, Roland Levinsky Building
Free admission, booking advised

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Film Weekender: Making the Grade Women Directing Documentary, Past and Present 

On Friday 22-Saturday 23 November join University of Plymouth's Dr Kayla Parker and Dr Lizzie Thynne from the University of Sussex for Making the Grade Film weekender. This two day weekender will delve into past and present women directors and explore their contribution to the documentary genre of the film industry. 

Inviting a selection of female film-makers and film lecturers from across the country, with a focus on Jill Craigie one of the UK’s first female documentary directors, join us for a range of workshops, film screenings and discussion. 

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