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Being a Breakthrough Brit (+ screening of Ellen)

Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 6:00pm
Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff
Meet 2 of the talented newcomers selected as BAFTA Breakthrough Brits in 2017 - cinematographer Chloe Thomson and writer Sarah Quintrell - along with a chance to see their BAFTA Cymru-winning film Ellen. Hosted by BAFTA's Director of Learning & New Talent - Tim Hunter.

Breakthrough Brits, in partnership with Burberry, showcases and supports the next generation of British creative talent in film, television and games. 

Successful Breakthrough Brits receive non-voting membership of BAFTA for a year, giving them free access to BAFTA events and screenings and to the member’s space at 195 Piccadilly. In addition, BAFTA supports each Breakthrough Brit by working with them to create a tailored year of support, mentoring and career development.

Join us to find out more about making an application and to hear about the scheme from Chloe Thomson and Sarah Quintrell

Synopsis: Ellen

A tearaway teenage girl trying to take control of her life forms an amazing and unbreakable bond with a new friend. But can Ellen avoid becoming just another statistic?

The cast includes Jessica Barden (Penny Dreadful), Jaime Winstone (Made in Dagenham, Kidulthood) and Joe Dempsie (Game of Thrones).


Public tickets are available to purchase via Chapter