Oscar-winner Rachel Shenton is aiming to put the focus on the pottery industry in her next project and wants to ensure women workers enjoy the limelight. Rachel is currently developing a drama series looking at the pot banks from the 1970’s to the present day and is looking to speak with female workers who worked in the industry during this time to help add true reality to the script.
To support the growing film industry in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire, Platform hosted a creators’ showcase at the House of Commons on Tuesday May 8, 2018. Local MPs, creators and Oscar winners explained how creators in film, tv, animation and more can benefit from working in Staffordshire.
Welcome to the Production House – The Production House is a hub for creativity and collaboration in Stoke-on-Trent. A place to inspire and be inspired. To be seen and be heard. To build and create. The Production House offers uniquely designed spaces for meetings, events, workshops and screenings.
Oscar winner Rachel Shenton says Stoke-on-Trent’s creative infrastructure and can-do attitude will help the city become a Channel 4 hub.
Rachel, whose Academy Award-winning film The Silent Child was cast, shot and produced in the city, is backing Stoke-on-Trent’s bid to become a creative hub for the national broadcaster. The city has today (Friday) submitted its formal bid to Channel 4.
A selection of videos and images from our fantastic Be More Stoke event in March, courtesy of Creative England