Equality and Inclusion Essentials... with Addie Orfila
Inclusion is imperative.
This 90-minute workshop covers the essential elements for an inclusive workforce.
We will cover how to mitigate against "Like Bias" and how to ensure fair process when crewing up.
We will also look at the Equality Act - and how it is relevant to production and we will unpack some common microbehaviours and discuss how we all have a part to play.
This course is a pragmatic and pro-active approach to make a lasting difference.
Addie Orfila is the former head of production at award-winning serial drama Hollyoaks, Addie Orfila has over 20 years experience within TV and short film production.
Starting as a trainee continuity announcer and then runner at Yorkshire Television, Addie has worked her way up as third assistant director, first assistant director, production manager and head of production. She has worked on three out of the four big UK serial dramas and was production manager at Coronation Street for a very successful tenure.
Having worked on shows such as Heartbeat, Touch of Frost, Countdown, My Parent’s are Aliens, Emmerdale, Barking and Jinx, Addie has a large wealth of experience to draw from and is currently a member of Channel 4’s Mentoring Diversity Network as well as trainer on the pan-industry Project Diamond diversity monitoring scheme.
This event is supported by the ScreenSkills Television Skills Fund which invests in training for the freelance television workforce thanks to contributions from the BBC, Channel 4, ITV, and Channel 5.
It is part of a ScreenSkills programme managed by the Indie Training Fund to support freelancers to upskill and stay connected, helping keep the industry resilient in these difficult times.
This session will take place online via Zoom. Click ‘get ticket’ to reserve your place: you must login or register before you are able to get a ticket for this event. A booking confirmation with a joining link to the session will be sent to you via email.
If you are no longer able to use your ticket, we ask you to please contact firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can release your place. Our sessions are often oversubscribed, so we’d like to give other freelancers the opportunity to fill available spots. Thank you for your consideration.
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