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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.


Resources


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


Women in Film and Television

Membership organisation for women working in creative media in the UK

Members mentorship scheme


wftv.org.uk

@wftv_uk



Rise

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


risewib.com

@rise_wib




Primetime

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


primetime.network

@PrimetimeNetwrk




Time’s Up

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


timesupnow.org

@TIMESUPNOW



Time’s Up UK

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


timesupuk.org

@TIMESUPUK



Film and TV Charity


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


filmtvcharity.org.uk

@FilmTVCharity



Raising Films


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


raisingfilms.com

@raisingfilms



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