May 28 , 2020

Workshop: Working in drama in the regions with Fahima Chowdhury and Lisa Davidson

  • When: 28th May 2020, 15:00-16:00
  • Organised by: ScreenSkills
  • Location: Online
  • Price: Free
  • Age: 18+

This session presents line producer Fahima Chowdhury in conversation with production designer Lisa Davidson on their experiences working in drama in the regions. Time will be allowed for Q&A.


Fahima Chowdhury is the line producer on ITV's hit drama series Vera. She has been working in the industry for the past 20 years. and in TV drama for the past 8 years after making the move from factual, where she was PM on various shows including the BBC series  Grumpy Old Women .

Lisa Davidson is a highly experienced production designer & art director with over 15 years’ experience in film and television. Her work has seen her have bases in Leeds, Manchester and now Newcastle. Lisa has worked in the design dept for popular shows such as Coronation Street, Heartbeat and most recently The Dumping Ground. She is also experienced in period dramas, feature films, shorts, live entertainment, television commercials and music videos.

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 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 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.