Magazine article Screen International

'I, Daniel Blake' Producer Rebecca O'Brien Joins Screen Film Summit

Magazine article Screen International

'I, Daniel Blake' Producer Rebecca O'Brien Joins Screen Film Summit

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Rebecca O'Brien, the multi-BAFTA nominated producer of films including Cannes' Palme d'Or winners The Wind That Shakes The Barley and I, Daniel Blake, has joined the line-up of speakers at the 2016 Screen Film Summit (November 24).

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The regular Ken Loach collaborator, a PACT council member whose early credits include box office hit Bean (co-producer) and iconic Stephen Frears drama My Beautiful Laundrette (location manager), will discuss the advantages and pitfalls of co-productions, and offer her advice on how to navigate the international co-production market.

O'Brien, director Loach and writer Paul Laverty recently won an outstanding contribution to film award at the Scottish BAFTAs [Nov 6] for their production outfit Sixteen Films.

The company recently garnered seven BIFA 2016 nominations for I, Daniel Blake and one for documentary Versus: The Life And Films Of Ken Loach. …

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