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Women in Factual TV

Updated: Nov 12, 2020

On November 11, 2020, British Film Editors hosted a special event where we heard from six experienced editors in the world of factual TV.

We celebrated the work of Zeb Achonu, Renée Edwards, Sunshine Jackson, Genevieve Krom, Luisa María Martínez Arcaraz and Mel Quigley. We also gave them an opportunity to talk about their experiences in the field of factual editing in the UK and around the globe, and in the industry as women in a heavily male populated arena.


As part of the event, they shared details of organisations relevant to women editors:

Membership organisation for women working in creative media in the UK

Members mentorship scheme

Advocacy membership group to support women from all backgrounds working in broadcast technology. Members mentorship scheme.

Global inclusive and supportive network and database of women working in the film, TV and commercials across pre-, production and post.

Charitable organisation aiming to create a society free of gender-based discrimination in the workplace and beyond.

An organisation that insists on safe, fair & dignified work for everyone.

Provide 24/7 help to people in all corners of the industry via a range of support services and talent development programmes.

An organisation existing to support parents and carers working in the UK screen sector by challenging the demands the sector makes on them.

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