Richard Wood – Coventry Film Maker

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Listen to the interview with Rickard Wood, film maker and drive behind Coventry’s Roots to Shoots.

We Report on Talent – Worcestershire Film Festival

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Listen to the interview with the team behind the very first Worcestershire Film Festival – The team from Radio Warwickshire report on the talent in Warwickshire and beyond.

Interview with George Jesse Turner – International Documentary Maker

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The team from Radio Warwickshire were invited along to Coventry University to Meet George Jesse Turner, who has worked on one of the greatest TV documentary series ever, ’Seven Up’ started nearly half a century ago on ITV and has followed a diverse group of British children through the thick and thin of life. The critically acclaimed show is pure television ethnographic gold.
’56 Up’ will dominate the factual schedules and critical reviews in May 2011.Two men have driven the project-Michael Apted – who went on to be a renowned Hollywood Director – and Director of Photography, George Jesse Turner -whose images dominated ‘World In Action’ for a quarter of a century as well as five of the ‘UP’ series.

John Mair, inventor and producer of the Coventry Conversations, said:
“George is a gem. I have rarely worked with anybody who is so humble towards those he is filming. The huge success of the ‘UP’ series must be down to him and the core team and I am looking forward to him lifting the lid on it.”born on the Lancashire coast, close to Granada’s roots, served on the programme from 1966 until its end. By his own count, he shot the principal footage for some 600 of its 1,400 editions, as well as filming all of Michael Apted’s documentaries in the Seven Up! series.[15] Turner was shot himself – in the backside – by an Israeli bullet whilst filming a clash between Fatah guerrillas and the Israeli Army in 1969.[16] Shortly before he retired from Granada, Turner was honoured by Bafta in 1999 for his work as a documentary cameraman.

Among the many cameramen who also contributed to WIA was Chris Menges[40], who went on to become a distinguished cinematographer – Kes, The Killing Fields and The Mission are among his credits – and a film director in his own right, on features such as A World Apart.
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http://coventryuniversity.podbean.com/2012/06/29/my-life-with-the-seven-ups%E2%80%99-george-jesse-turner/

Interview with Olivia Broadfield – Singer Songwriter

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Tim Jenkins from Radio Warwickshire interviews Olivia Broadfield about her musical career, which includes writing music for The Vampire Diaries and Beverley Hills 90210. Warwickshire born Olivia also imparts some great industry advise.

Interview with Richard Wood – Film Maker and the brains behind Coventry Warwickshire Filmmaking Network

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We caught up with Richard wood, Film Maker and the man behind Coventry and Warwickshire Filmmakers Network. Find out about his inspirations, background and plans for the future. Listen again at http://www.radiowarwickshire.com @radiowarks
http://www.cwfn.org.uk/
Info from the website: Coventry Warwickshire Filmmakers network is your FREE (donations welcome), social networking site for filmmakers / actors actresses / writers, crew’s anyone who are interested in filmmaking.
You may not be aware but this area is alive and kicking with plenty of talented folk (yes YOU). So all you need to do is sign up and create a profile and start meeting folk by adding them as friends. Also post your adds for castings / jobs, also upload your video’s and pics and tell us about your self.
There’s plenty of meet up events with our partners Call the Shots and Roots to Shoots nights every month. So look out for them. Thats it for now, I’m Rich Wood bye for now…

Presener Richard Wood – Film show trailer

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Richard Wood is a creative film maker, who will be sharing his love of film, interviewing directors, looking for that magic within film and film score on his radio programme for Radio Warwickshire. and has created Coventry and Warwickshire’s Film Networking agency.
http://www.cwfn.org.uk/
listen to his programme at http://www.radiowarwickshire.com @radiowarks

Kay Setonna Interview at the Worcestershire Film Festival

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We met up with Kay Setonnah, radio and television script writer at the Worcestershire Film Festival at the weekend. She talks about her background, including writing scripts for Alistair Mcgowan, Radio 4 and her enthusiasm for University and the training that is offered. Listen later at http://www.radiowarwickshire.com @radiowarks subscribe to quality radio.

Olivia and Laura – Film Directors showcase at the Worcestershire Film Festival

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The team from Radio Warwickshire met up with Olivia James and Lauren Hatchard , film makers at the Worcestershire Film Festival at the weekend. They spoke about their current film Happy Birthday Dear Universe, their backgrounds and influences. http://www.facebook.com/happybirthdaydearuniverse Listen again at http://www.radiowarwickshire.com @radiowarks subscribe to quality radio.