Directors UK “Shifting Focus”2017-09-06T22:16:02+00:00

Project Description

Shifting Focus

Highlighting the issue of the under-representation of women in the UK film and TV industry.

Directed by Asma Humayun,

Produced by Mara Manzolini

Director of Photography Sarah Tehranian

Edited by Leonor Veríssimo

Inspired by Directors UK’s “Cut Out of the Picture” report, producer Mara Manzolini has created a short film featuring prominent female voices from the film and television industry, highlighting the ongoing issue of gender imbalance. Shifting Focus contains contributions from Directors UK members Lotus Hannon, Sarah Gavron, Kate Cheeseman and Bren Simson.

Left to right: Director Asma Humayun, producer Emma Smithwick, producer Mara Manzolini and cinematographer Sarah Tehranian

Director of Suffragette, Sara Gavron interviewing abut her experience as a female film maker in the industry.