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Our Spotlight Interviews 2023

Here are a few of our Spotlight interviews in 2023 all filmed at our new home at 75 Dean Street.

Neil Marshall talks to Liz about his directing career.

Dog Soldiers and The Descent horror movie director has turned his hand to more than cult classics in his 30+ year film-making career. He’s no stranger to TV productions either – Game of Thrones and Westworld to name just a couple.
He talks with us about his journey and some of the laughs, challenges and downright insanity he’s encountered on his personal journey all of which have helped him become the talent he is today.


Thea Cole from SmartPoint talks about marketing your film.

Check out Thea Cole SmartPoint whose extensive career has seen her do pioneering work with BAFTA and the BBC amongst others. Thea joins Liz to talk about the importance of thinking about marketing your film from the outset. She covers crucial information about knowing your audience and how to get the right eyes on your product, your film, your story. Thinking outside the box, they share ideas about alternative approaches to sharing content. A must watch for all filmmakers.

Maine Moolman from The Film And TV Charity

Maine Moolman from The Film And TV Charity talks to Liz about the charity’s work including everything from access to financial advice and support and help with mental wellbeing to discrimination and harassment. They can help all types of freelancers in the film industry. Find out what they’re about…

Phil Tidy and JP Levack from All Is Joy at 75 Dean Street.

It’s official, we have a new home, a new venue and a new festival planned.  Still us, still in the heart of Soho with some great new sponsors on board too.  It’s been quite a year so far. Find out why All Is Joy at 75 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D 3SQ for SohoLIFF right now…