Best Girl Grip

Best Girl Grip

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#138: Georgia Goggin returns!
December 08, 2023

The final ever episode!This week, my first ever guest, Georgia Goggin is back!As a producer, Georgia has been collaborating with writer/director Dionne Edwards for over a decade under their banner Teng Teng Films.Georgiawas nominated for the Breakthro

#137: Desiree Akhavan, Director, Writer, Actor
December 01, 2023

This is week my guest is Desiree Akhavan!Desirees first feature film was 2014s APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOUR, in which she also starred. It came off the back of a web series she made in 2010 called The Slope, with fellow NYU postgrad film student Ingrid Junge

#136: Moss Barclay, Executive Producer for TV at See-Saw Films
November 24, 2023

This weeks guest is Moss Barclay, an Executive Producer for TV at See-Saw Films, whose shows include SLOW HORSES and THE ESSEX SERPENT on Apple TV+, HEARTSTOPPER on Netflix and THE NORTH WATER on BBC iPlayer.Moss started her career working for filmmake

#135: Leo Anna Thomas, Wellbeing Facilitator
November 17, 2023

This weeks guest is Leo Anna Thomas, (they/them) who has twenty years experience in the Art Department and six as Standby Art Director on projects such as SMALL AXE, TRIGONOMETRY, HIS DARK MATERIALS and BLACK MIRROR.They are also the first wellbeing f

#134: Farhana Bhula, Head of Creative at Film4
November 10, 2023

This weeks guest is Farhana Bhula, the Head of Creative at Film4, where she has overseen production on a mix of projects from debut to established filmmakers.Those projects include How to Have Sex by Molly Manning Walker, Layla by Amrou Al-Kadhi and A

#133: Vicki Brown, Senior Executive of Sales & Distribution at BFI
November 03, 2023

This weeks guest is Vicki Brown, the Senior Executive of Sales & Distribution at the BFI.Before the BFI she was at Together Films where she was Head of Acquisitions, Sales and Distribution, a company that is one of the leaders in social impact ente

#132: Tricia Tuttle, Head of Directing Fiction at NFTS
October 27, 2023

This weeks guest is Tricia Tuttle, the Head of Directing Fiction at NFTS and former Director of BFI Festivals, where she led on both LFF and Flare.She announced her departure from the role in October 2022, after 10 years at the BFI as Festivals Directo

#131: Uzma Hasan, Producer
October 20, 2023

This weeks guest is Uzma Hasan, a producer known for bringing subversive stories to global audiences.Her first feature as producer was THE INFIDEL, starring Omid Djalili, David Baddiel and Archie Panjabi.Her latest feature film CREATURE - directed by

#130: Laura Zempel, Editor
October 13, 2023

This weeks guest is Laura Zempel, an award-winning editor for film & TV based in Los Angeles.I invited to Laura to the podcast after binge-watching the series Beef on Netflix earlier this year and being really impressed with everything about that s

#129: Clare Baines, Disability Equality Lead at BFI
October 06, 2023

This weeks guest is Clare Baines, the BFIs first Disability Equality Lead.Clare is a blind creative. Unable to recognise her own experience reflected in culture, she uses storytelling to create community and belonging for disabled people. Through come