Best Girl Grip
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A weekly podcast interviewing women behind-the-scenes and below-the-line of the British film industry.
||ExplicitEpisode 012: Jo Duncombe||My guest this week is Jo Duncombe, who is currently Shorts Programme Manager at the British Council, as well as a curator and consultant for Bird’s Eye View - championing new cinema created by women with nationwide touring programmes. Previous roles i||26 3 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 011: Jude Lister||This week I have a very special bonus minisode to share with you. Applications for the 2019 edition of iFeatures are currently open until 9am on Friday 29 March 2019, so Jude Lister, Creative England’s Film Project Manager came on the podcast to talk||22 3 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 010: Loran Dunn||I’ve got a wonderful guest this week in the form of Loran Dunn. Loran is a BFI Vision Award winning producer with a background in production on BBC Dramas, independent features and major music promos and is also an Associate Lecturer in Filmmaking at||19 3 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 009: Jordan McGarry||This week I sit down with Film London's Head of Talent Development & Production, Jordan McGarry. Film London works to sustain, promote and develop London as a global content production hub, support the development of the city’s new filmmaking talent||12 3 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 008: Beccy Ashdown||This week I’ve got another glorious guest in the form of Beccy Ashdown. Beccy is Campaign Director at Together Films, a marketing and distribution agency that offer bespoke solutions and strategies for films looking to outreach to spark conversation||4 3 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 007: Emma Duffy||My guest this week is Emma Duffy. Emma has produced commercials, music videos and shorts, including Oysters which was commissioned as part of London Calling Plus in 2016 and last year the first feature that she's produced - Mari (directed by Georgia Pa||26 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 006: Caragh Davison||For this bonus mini-sode, I had a chinwag with BFI NETWORK's Caragh Davison about their new talent funding schemes, working her way up as an assistant and being a sponge, to her awesome programming role at the Forever Young Film Club. It's abundantly cl||22 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 005: Delphine Lievens||This week things get analytical as I crunch the numbers with box office analyst Delphine Lievens. An alumni of the Independent Cinema Office's FEDS scheme, Delphine since went on to enjoy a stint as a Theatrical Sales Executive in film distribution befo||19 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 004: Maya Maffioli||This week I spoke to film editor Maya Maffioli. Maya completed an MA in editing at NFTS. It was there she met Michael Pearce and went on to edit his BAFTA-winning debut feature film Beast. We discussed how Maya even knew that editing was a career path||11 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 003: Helen Simmons||Helen Simmons - a producer, writer and Screen Star of Tomorrow 2018, joins me on the podcast to talk about producing partnerships, making a micro-budget feature film, when she finds the time to write and why you shouldn't force yourself to be a morning||5 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 002: Grace Barber-Plentie||For episode two of Best Girl Grip I chatted to Grace Barber-Plentie - a fellow BFI-bod and millennial multi-hyphenate - about topical things like burnout, imposter syndrome, side hustles, how to market a film to teenage girls and the ever brilliant Moon||28 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 001: Georgia Goggin||For the first ever episode of Best Girl Grip, producer Georgia Goggin joins me (Nicole Davis) to discuss the ins and outs of producing, the success of her short film with Dionne Edwards 'We Love Moses' and how to deal with rejection.||21 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|