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SPECIAL-TEA with AWD! Guest: Jessica Hobbs

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

It’s time for our next Special-Tea with AWD, supported by Netflix. Join AWD Executive Board Member Kim Furst and Director Jessica Hobbs as they discuss the episodes Jessica directed for season three of the Netflix original series “The Crown” following the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II.

EPISODES to be discussed:

 

  • “Moondust” – Episode 307
  • “Cri de Coeur” – Episode 310

 

TOPICS will include:

  • Directing historical drama
  • Navigating fact vs fiction
  • Working with the production team

Our Special-Teas are free and open to the public. Please REGISTER HERE.

 
ABOUT OUR GUEST:
 
 
JESSICA HOBBS is an award-winning director from New Zealand, known for her work on The Crown, starring Olivia Colman and Helena Bonham Carter, BBC mini-series The Split, written by Abi Morgan, the psychological thriller Apple Tree Yard, starring Emily Watson, River with Stellan Skarsgard and Broadchurch. Jessica set up the BAFTA-nominated ensemble drama The Slap, directing the opening episodes and won an Australian Directors Guild Award for the political mini-series Devil’s Dust.

Jessica began directing short films in her 20s, during an eight year stint as an assistant director. She went on to build up an impressive – and award-winning – Australian resume, including helming the hit show Love My Way, and East Timor mini-series Answered by Fire. She won the Australian Film Institute Directing Awards for both shows. Jessica was awarded the Women in Film & TV UK Deluxe Director Award for 2019.

Details

Date:
June 18
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Category:

Venue

CA United States