Underwire co-founder Gabriella is a freelance screenwriter and tutor, and a Director of Euroscript. She teaches at Kingston University, Central Film School London, and regularly works with the BFI Future Film team. Her feature screenplay In This Body is currently in development, and short films that she has written have screened at London Short Film Festival and the Sci Fi London Film Festival.Content
Gemma is the co-founder of Underwire Festival.
Abigail is a freelance arts producer who works with artists and organisations on realising inventive artists’ moving image projects. She is Associate Director at arts agency Animate Projects, where she is currently producing Wellcome Trust supported interdisciplinary project, Silent Signal. Abigail has worked with numerous cultural organisations including Forma, The Bureau, CAMP Films, Lupus Films, the UK Film Council and Arts Council England. She is also on the board of Four Corners, London’s centre for film and photography.
Rebecca Brand is a filmmaker and freelance creative communications professional with extensive experience in event production. She directs and edits short films, showreels and interviews. Her short documentary, The Campaigner, was selected for the 2012 Underwire Film Festival and 2013 London Short Film Festival. She has guest blogged for a number of film websites including Women and Hollywood on Indiewire and DocGeeks, and recently became a regular contributor to Her Film Project. Rebecca produces and hosts the Women in Film and Television (WFTV) quarterly short film series, Show Us Your Shorts, and has been a jury member for a number of short film awards, including Birds Eye View and Sundance London. She previously worked as Head of Communications and Operations for WFTV.
Cassandra is the former producer of the London Short Film Festival (2013 & 2014) and has previously delivered industry strands for the London Film Festival and East End Film Festival. She currently works at BAFTA, producing programmes including BAFTA Crew and Conversations with Screen Composers at the Royal Albert Hall. She also freelances for British Council Film.
Prano is an award-winning director who grew up on a diet of Twin Peaks in the depths of a strange Welsh community. Her work invokes imaginative worlds, fusing a dark vocabulary with eerie allure, revealing how beauty resides in strange places. Tipped as one-to-watch by Film4, Prano’s work has been recognised at events and festivals including BFI London Film Festival, Slamdance Film Festival, Tampere Film Festival, Aesthetica Short Film Festival, UKMVA’s, London Short Film Festival and European Independent Film Festival. She is currently developing her first feature, produced by Silver Salt Films,and is also an award-winning editor
Currently CEO of Together Films, a boutique marketing and distribution consultancy who work with filmmakers to create innovative marketing and distribution strategies for their films. Sarah is also a producer, and her feature film debutThey Will Have To Kill Us First, directed by Johanna Schwartz, premiered at SXSW in 2015.