DOUBLESPEAKING

A podcast exploring the euphemisms and ambiguities in modern-day language

Episode Three: Talent

This week, I'm joined by Dr Natalie Wreyford to discuss the word TALENT. 

Natalie is Research Fellow on “Calling the Shots: women and contemporary UK film culture” at University of Southampton. Natalie's background is as a Senior Development Executive in the British film industry, most notably at the UK Film Council where she commissioned one of the first reports into gender inequality in film. She recently completed a PhD at King's College London. Her thesis investigates the underlying causes of continued gender inequality in film screenwriting. Natalie has read, advised on and script edited hundreds of film scripts and worked with many screenwriters, from Academy Award-winners to those trying to get their first break. In the episode we discuss talent in film as well as gifts, skills and magic fairy dust...

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