Wellington event: Angela Littlejohn tracks her career

Posted Tuesday 25 Mar 2014

This Wednesday - 26 March in Wellington!
NZFC Boardroom, 3rd floor, 119 Ghuznee Street
12.30pm - 1.30pm

Angela Littlejohn (who replaces the advertised speaker Brigitte Yorke) has a long history in the film and television industries in both New Zealand and the UK.  In the mid-90's Angela worked for Channel 4 Television as Deputy Co-Production Executive for 'Film on 4' and Programme Finance Manager for 'Drama Series and Serials'.  She was responsible for all productiona and financial matters relating to Channel 4's investment in up to 20 theatrical films a year.  Films included Trainspotting, Brassed Off, Secrets & Lies, and Welcome to Sarajevo.  In addition she managed Channel 4's TV drama slate which included Queer as Folk and Anna Karenina.

Since returning to New Zealand in 2001 she has co-produced C4's BAFTA winning UK telefeature Noy Only But Always starrying Rhys Ifans, and has produced 3 feature films - Show of Hands, Apron Strings and Separation City.

She is currently an active Line Producer for both TV drama and feature films.  She is also in development on a number of projects.

How did she get a foot in the door?

What were the particular challenges for her on each production?

What does she look for in putting a team together?

Bring your lunch.  Tea and coffee will be provided.

Members: free  Non-members: $10

RSVP please to office@wiftnz.org.nz