How Women Succeed In Film

How Women Succeed In Film

Posted on behalf of Emily Ore

A live hosted panel which will be part of a podcast series created by the event host, Emily Ore for her graduate project. Her research has been into the inequality of women in the British film industry and this panel will be the finale to the project. Emily will be joined by 4 women from the industry, all with different backgrounds in film.

Melanie Hoyes:

Melanie joined the BFI in 2016 as a researcher, working on a project to acquire diversity data about ethnicity for the BFI Filmography to tell stories about UK film history using data from the archive. She has now moved into the Film Fund to work alongside the Head of Inclusion to advocate for equity and access in the industry as well as using data and research in order to monitor and inform improved policy and practice at the BFI and the UK film industry in general.

She has a background in academic research, having completed a BA in Film and Literature at the University of Warwick and an MA in the History of Film and Visual Media at Birkbeck College, University of London. Before joining the BFI she taught undergraduates in Film, Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Sussex, as well as working in Library Services at UCL.

Line Langebek:

Line is a screenwriter and lecturer. She writes primarily for film and TV and is one of the founders of Raising Films. She is also co-founder of the Library of Change and currently co-chair of the WGGB's (Writers' Guild of Great Britain) Film Committee.

Małgorzata Prońko:

Małgorzata is a London based cinematographer and gaffer. She started working in the camera department in 2014 as a 1st AC on a WWII feature drama in Poland. After graduating from the European Film College (Denmark) she worked on the wildlife TV documentary series 'Edderkoppernes Hus'. In 2016 she shot her first feature before starting her MA at Bournemouth University where she graduated the following year.
She shares her time between freelancing and working as a Lead Technician for the Film&TV kit room at the University of Greenwich. Recently one of her projects was a part of the BFI Flare Festival and she is currently developing her second feature film in Poland.

Victoria Musguin-Rowe:

Victoria Musguin-Rowe is a double Grierson, RTS and Broadcast award-winning series producer and development exec. A Bournemouth University BA TV Production graduate, she has since gone onto specialise in legally complicated documentary and factual drama. Her recent credits include BBC One's 'Stephen: The Murder That Changed A Nation', BBC Three's 'Love & Hate Crime' and BBC Two's 'Conviction: Murder At The Station'.



What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking at the campus is open after 4pm. Attendees who are driving should park in the visitor car park situated behind Talbot House. 

Map is available from here:

Where is the event happening on campus? 

The event will take place in fusion building on the ground floor. Reception for the event will be there. 

Map of campus is available here: 

 How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you have any questions, please email


30 Apr 2019 at 7:00pm
until 30 Apr 2019 at 8:30pm
Share Lecture Theatre, Fusion Building
Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus
BH12 5BB

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