Jonathan Ford

NEWS

#WorkInProgress

A selection of news events from over the last 12 months, including Press, Panels, Masterclasses, Jury duty, New Projects, Festivals and more.

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Women Vs Hollywood

09.11.21

Women vs Hollywood

I join Helen O'Hara's on her podcast Women Vs Hollywood to talk about How To Change The Picture, alongside Jasmin Morrison and Laura Grange, Listen to the episode here.

Slammer

10.09.21

Slammer Premiere

We celebrated the premiere of Slammer at the Odeon Luxe Leicester Square with an audience of 700 followed by a cast Q&A.

Fire Ants

13.08.21

'Fires Ants' To Flickers

Shot entirely during lockdown, Fire Ants is going above and beyond and is now off to the Academy qualifying Rhodes Island International Film Festival.

Bach Is Blue

24.07.21

'Bach Is Blue' To Latitude

BFI x BAFTA crew shorts about mental health and synaesthesia, Bach Is Blue, will be shown onstage at Latitude Festival.

Shoutout LA

19.04.21

Shoutout LA

Interviewed for Shoutout LA about my career and work with Primetime. 

EFM Startups

02.03.21

EFM Startup 2021

Primetime has been selected as one of 10 startups to be part of this years' EFM Startups at Berlinale. I will pitch to and meet with Industry leaders from around the world in the aim of working together on their upcoming productions. 

ASFF

07.11.21

ASFF

During the week of live events, I was on a panel hosted by Digital Orchard about overcoming Industry barriers & hosted two Masterclasses with Director Prano Bailey-Bond & Intimacy Coordinator Lizzy Talbot.

Tropicana

01.09.21

Tropicana Renews Advert

Following a successful campaign, Tropicana continued to renew its contract at various points throughout the pandemic, most recently online for 3 months.

BIFA

22.07.21

BIFA Sundance Jury

I was recently selected to be on the BIFA Sundance London Award Jury. My top 5 films were directed .by women and CODA came out as the overall favourite.

Squadron 42

09.07.21

Squadron 42

I have joined the stellar cast of Squadron 42, playing Susan Vise alongside Gary Oldman, Gillian Anderson, Mark Hamill.

I'm Not In Love

13.04.21

'I'm Not In Love' On Amazon

I joined Al Weaver, Sinead Matthews and Cristina Catalina, in Col Spector's rom com, I Am Not In Love, which is now available on Amazon Prime.

Variety

27.01.21

Microaggression App

Announced in Variety, this is one of the project I have been spearheading along with a group of women from Time's Up UK, bringing together ERA 50:50 and Primetime.

Variety

28.09.21

Kindness In Film Summit

Panel on Duty Of Care Towards Actors. Hosted by Rebecca Ladbury with Ita O'brien, Anna Southgate, Gareth Unwin and myself. Featured in Variety.

British Cinematographer

24.08.21

British Cinematographer

To shine a light on women DoPs around the world, Primetime has signed an exclusive 3 year deal with British Cinematographer to give our members more visibility.

Makers & Shakers

08.07.21

Makers & Shakers Jury

As Shaker Of The Year 2020, I was asked back to sit on the Jury alongside high profile members of the Industry to select the upcoming Shaker Of The Year 2021. I will be presenting the award to the next Shaker on 8th December at BAFTA.

Primetime

20.05.21

Primetime Turns Two

Two years since we launched at Cannes Film Festival, we toasted partnerships with Netflix, Primetime pledge events resulting in HETV & film jobs and much more. To celebrate, I launched an online shop selling our iconic slogans and graphics.

Gaetano Pavano

08.04.21

Prints For Sale

Working with longtime collaborator Gaetano Pavano, our prints are now available to purchase

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14.12.20

Shaker Of The Year Award!

From an all star Industry panel, I have been awarded the inaugural Shaker Of The Year Award at Makers & Shakers run by the Location Guide. "During the judging, Victoria’s generosity, courage and creativity were commended. “The winner has made phenomenal progress launching a trusted and respected resource in the industry at a time when it is much needed” said one judge."