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Industry Insights: Elizabeth is Missing

Thursday, 5 December 2019 - 4:00pm
CitizenM Hotel, Renfrew Street
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Key talent from the forthcoming BBC feature length drama Elizabeth is Missing will host a round table session for a limited number of career starters. This is a great opportunity to speak with established practitioners about particular projects or advice relating to your craft.

Applications are invited from those with a named credit on a least one project (including student films/YouTube videos etc) and actively pursuing a career in the TV industry.

Andrea Gibb - screenwriter
Since Andrea’s debut feature Dear Frankie, Andrea has gone on to work on a wide range of projects, including adaptations of Vikram Seth's bestselling novel An Equal Music and Rose Tremain’s Road Home for BBC 2.  Andrea has worked on a number of adaptations including Swallows and Amazons, Nurse Pauline (BBC Studios), Queen of Cooks (Origin), Miss Castrol (Cuba Pictures / BBC Films) and John and Nula (Baby Cow / Fox Searchlight). She has co-written The Daylight Gate with the director, Philippa Lowthorpe (BBC Films / Hammer) and has also written 3 episodes of Call The Midwife (Neal Street / BBC) and is currently writing an episode of Sanditon for Red Planet and ITV.  Her feature length adaptation of Emma Healey's award-winning novel Elizabeth is Missing will be aired on BBC late 2019. 

Aisling Walsh - director
Aisling’s work has screened at festivals around the world and she has won several accolades, including a BAFTA TV Award for Room at the Top (2012) as well as an Irish Film and Television Award and a Canadian Screen Award for her direction of Maudie.  Aisling as worked on numerous television productions including The Bill, Doctor Finlay and Trial & Retribution.  In 2003 Aisling returned to feature films and directed Song for a Raggy Boy and The Daisy Chain before continuing to direct series and television films such as Fingersmith, Sinners, The Fifth Women, Wallandar and Room at the Top.

Chrissy Skinns – producer
Chrissy is a freelance producer, who prior to producing Elizabeth Is Missing produced three seasons of BBC/Netflix production The Last Kingdom.  Chrissy’s television credits also include Him, Mr Selfridge, Marchlands and Secret Diary of a Call Girl.

Spaces are limited, if you are available and interested in taking part, apply now.  

Deadline is 12.00 Monday 2 December