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In this podcast, host Malin Evita sits down with women working across the film and TV industry to have honest conversations about their craft, career journey, and the importance of diversity - in front and behind the camera.

Making It: Women in Film Bonnie and Braw & LS Films

    • TV & Film
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In this podcast, host Malin Evita sits down with women working across the film and TV industry to have honest conversations about their craft, career journey, and the importance of diversity - in front and behind the camera.

    #61 | Beyond Subtitles with Producer Corinna Vistan

    #61 | Beyond Subtitles with Producer Corinna Vistan

    She was the director of creative and digital content at Marvel for nine years, where she won a Golden Clio and two Silver Tellies. Now she is the Head of Originals at VIU Philippines - the leading streaming service in Asia. This is her story, and the stories she aims to tell.

    Stay tuned at the end for our first roundtable between host Evita and research/media assistant, Lauren San Miguel. Tangents include: The Mummy (1999), Latina and bisexual representation in media, and trans visibility in film.

    Follow us on Instagram @MakingItWomenInFilm and connect with us on LinkedIn! Don't forget to follow/subscribe to the podcast, give it a five star rating, and share it on your socials! We couldn't do this without you.

    Notes:


    Find more information on streaming K-Love here
    Watch Lingua Franca on Netflix US
    Watch Disclosure on Netflix WW

    A production by Bonnie and Braw and LS Films. Host/Editor: Malin Evita Ditlefsen. Production Supervisor: Pegah Meridies. Researcher: Lauren San Miguel. Music "Lo Fi Kitchen and Cooking" by MusicDog.


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    • 1 hr 11 min
    #60 | Sculpting Anatomy and Aliens with Special Effects Make-Up Artist Suzi Battersby

    #60 | Sculpting Anatomy and Aliens with Special Effects Make-Up Artist Suzi Battersby

    Known for her work on movies such as Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Alien: Covenant, Morbius, and series including Doctor Who and Holby City, Suzi Battersby is an incredible special effects make-up artist, designer, and founder of the women-led company Red Girl FX. This episode includes, amongst other topics: The making of silicone alien babies, BB8, blood spurting, tumours, autopsies, and emotional moments watching actors on set and lessons learned from starting and running a game-changing company.



    Join our community of women in film on Instagram @MakingItWomenInFilm and check out our website, womeninfilm.co.uk!



    Episode Notes:


    Suzi's Website: suziebattersby.com
    Company Website: redgirlfx.com | Instagram @RedGirlFX | Facebook
    Stuart Bray, YouTube
    Stuffed Short Film

    Credits:

    Making It: Women in Film is produced by Redeeming Features (@Redeeming_Features & redeemingfeatures.co.uk)


    Host & Editor: Malin Evita (@MalinEvita & malinevita.com)
    Production Supervisor: Ruth Aitken (@RaitkenFilm)
    Researcher: Lauren San Miguel (@Laur.VSM)
    Production Assistants: Shania Bethune (@ShaniaBethune) & Abbie Wise

    Got any feedback for us? Email MIWIF.feedback@gmail.com!


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    • 1 hr 5 min
    #59 | Lost in Character with Actress and Producer Gillie Jones

    #59 | Lost in Character with Actress and Producer Gillie Jones

    Gillie Jones is an actress and producer, known for her work on The Curse of La Patasola. This episode includes… the psychology and physicality behind getting into character, filming in a horrifying, giant spider-infested forest, her advice for producing an ultra-low-budget feature film, and a discussion on gender roles and relationships within the realm of horror!

    Join our community of women in film on Instagram @MakingItWomenInFilm and check out our website, womeninfilm.co.uk!

    Episode notes:


    Gillie’s Instagram (@Gillie_Jones)

    Credits:

    Making It: Women in Film is produced by Redeeming Features (@Redeeming_Features & redeemingfeatures.co.uk)


    Host & Editor: Malin Evita (@MalinEvita & malinevita.com)
    Production Supervisor: Ruth Aitken (@RaitkenFilm)
    Researcher: Lauren San Miguel (@Laur.VSM)
    Production Assistants: Shania Bethune (@ShaniaBethune) & Abbie Wise

    Got any feedback for us? Email MIWIF.feedback@gmail.com!


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    • 53 min
    #58 | The Sound of Cinema with Sound Designers Zoë Irvine and Heather Andrews

    #58 | The Sound of Cinema with Sound Designers Zoë Irvine and Heather Andrews

    Get 20% off your feministtrash.com order with code WIF20. Thank you to Feminist Trash for sponsoring this episode.

    Happy International Women's Day! In this episode, the accomplished Scottish sound designers Zoë Irvine and Heather Andrews talk all about the world of sound design - from their personal connections to the element, the true state of the industry, the barriers for underrepresented artists, and how movies utilise - and forget - sound as part of narration and worldbuilding.

    Join our community of women in film on Instagram @MakingItWomenInFilm and check out our website, womeninfilm.co.uk!

    Episode notes:


    Zoë: LinkedIn, Facebook, zoeirvine.net
    Heather: Twitter, heather-andrews.com

    Credits:

    Making It: Women in Film is produced by Redeeming Features (@Redeeming_Features & redeemingfeatures.co.uk)


    Host & Editor: Malin Evita (@MalinEvita & malinevita.com)
    Production Supervisor: Ruth Aitken (@RaitkenFilm)
    Researcher: Lauren San Miguel (@Laur.VSM)
    Production Assistants: Shania Bethune (@ShaniaBethune) & Abbie Wise

    Got any feedback for us? Email MIWIF.feedback@gmail.com!


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    • 1 hr 17 min
    #57 | Baptism of Fire: Soaps, Celebrities, and Stalkers with Nicola Quilter

    #57 | Baptism of Fire: Soaps, Celebrities, and Stalkers with Nicola Quilter

    From acting in the long-running soap opera Home and Away, becoming a filmmaker, and writing her own TV show Combustione, English-Australian creative Nicola Quilter speaks to Evita about everything from having a stalker, the concept of celebrity, finding your creative truth, and your perfect dream space!

    Join our community of women in film on Instagram @MakingItWomenInFilm and check out our website, womeninfilm.co.uk!

    Episode notes:


    Elizabeth Gilbert TED Talk
    Nicola's Production Company: Rocket Room Films
    Directors UK
    Women in Film and Television UK

    Credits:

    Making It: Women in Film is produced by Redeeming Features (@Redeeming_Features & redeemingfeatures.co.uk)


    Host & Editor: Malin Evita (@MalinEvita & malinevita.com)
    Production Supervisor: Ruth Aitken (@RaitkenFilm)
    Researcher: Lauren San Miguel (@Laur.VSM)
    Production Assistants: Shania Bethune (@ShaniaBethune) & Abbie Wise

    Got any feedback for us? Email MIWIF.feedback@gmail.com!


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    • 53 min
    #56 | Power, Artistry, and Equality with VFX Supervisor Tehmina Beg

    #56 | Power, Artistry, and Equality with VFX Supervisor Tehmina Beg

    Tehmina Beg is a VFX Supervisor known for her work on shows such as Marvel's The Defenders, Iron Fist, DC's Legends of Tomorrow, Miracle Workers, Modern Love, and most recently: The Sex and the City reboot And Just Like That... In this episode she walks us through her career journey, the down and upsides to the booming usage of VFX, her most trying projects (including making an entire forest) and her proudest creations, everything you never knew was VFX, and the incredible exclusion of women in VFX - especially in positions of power.

    Join our community of women in film on Instagram @MakingItWomenInFilm and check out our website, womeninfilm.co.uk!

    Episode notes:


    Follow Tehmina on Instagram @Ikonoklasm
    Check out her work on her website, tehminabeg.com

    Credits:

    Making It: Women in Film is produced by Redeeming Features (@Redeeming_Features & redeemingfeatures.co.uk)


    Host & Editor: Malin Evita (@MalinEvita & malinevita.com)
    Production Supervisor: Ruth Aitken (@RaitkenFilm)
    Researcher: Lauren San Miguel (@Laur.VSM)
    Production Assistants: Shania Bethune (@ShaniaBethune) & Abbie Wise

    Got any feedback for us? Email MIWIF.feedback@gmail.com!


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    • 55 min

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