Very flattered to announce that I have been nominated for BEST DIRECTOR at this years Underwire Film Festival. The Best Director Award is sponsored by DIRECTORS UK, the professional association for TV and film directors. The winner will receive a mentoring lunch with an experienced Directors UK member.
Rest Stop is playing in their Celluloid Scuptors: Best Director Award programme on the 22nd November at 3:30 pm. There's a filmmaker q&a afterwards with the Rest Stop team (including me) in attendance so come say hi.
See us on their website and buy your ticket HERE
Underwire Film Festival is the UK'S only film festival celebrating female filmmaking talent across the crafts. Founded in 2010 by Gabriella Apicella and Gemma Mitchell with the aim to change the face of the industry from the inside out, the festival has awarded training and mentoring opportunities to over 40 filmmakers, and has screened over 300 films.
“I’m really delighted that a festival like Underwire exists. It is of crucial importance that among the proliferation of film festivals today women’s films, women’s contribution to cinema, and the way that women critique both every day life and images of women, is represented .” Laura Mulvey, patron