Film Focus’ Emily Cook catches up with Manx born Script Supervisor Ben Desmond at the BFI on South Bank in London. They speak about a Script Supervisor does on a film set, Ben’s recent place on the prestigious BAFTA crew scheme and he reveals his top tips for anyone wanting to break into the industry.
Emily and Ben at the BFI after recording the interview
Synopsis: Alice Through the Looking Glass sees Alice return to the magical world of Underland, only to find the Hatter in a horrible state. With the help of her friends, Alice must travel through time to save the Mad Hatter and Underland’s fate from the evil clutches of the Red Queen and a clock like creature, known as Time.
We also let you know of any film-making opportunities and events on the horizon, the latest from the IOMFF and, as if that wasn’t enough, we’ll be discussing the iconic films that put of some of our favourite directors on the map and Emily and Sarah will reveal their Top 5 Iconic Breakthrough Films.
Tarentino’s Reservoir Dogs is featured in our Iconic Breakthough Film Segment of this show
Immediately after a preview of the film, Emily and Sarah review Florence Foster Jenkinsfrom the members bar at the Picture House Central. The film is a British-French biographical comedy-drama and the latest film from director Stephen Frears, written by Nicholas Martin. The film stars Meryl Streep as Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who became an opera singer notorious for her lack of singing skills, Hugh Grant plays her craftier husband and manager.
Emily and Sarah checking out Meryl Streep’s fabulous costumes from the film first hand