Speaker Details

Full Name
Anne Beresford
Artemisia Films Ltd
Country (Address)
United Kingdom
Anne Beresford is an independent producer working primarily in film and television. Her films often involve international collaborations and co-productions, working with both established and emerging talents. She has produced narrative feature films, television series, shorts and documentaries for broadcasters in the UK and internationally.

She has just completed the feature film CHUCK CHUCK BABY, a story of love, loss and music set in and around a chicken factory in industrial North Wales, supported by BFI, BBC and Ffilm Cymru Wales. She was the UK producer for COLD COURAGE, an 8-part international television drama series (Finland, Sweden, Belgium, Ireland).

Her work in drama includes IT’S TRUE, IT’S TRUE, IT’S TRUE: ARTEMISIA ON TRIAL about the rape trial of the renaissance painter Artemisia Gentileschi for BBC; the award-winning World War 1 supernatural drama ATTRITION (BFI/Creative England/France 3) and the acclaimed SHAKESPEARE SHORTS (British Council/GREAT Campaign) which included DEAR MR SHAKESPEARE, selected for Sundance and many other festivals.

Other notable credits include the viral hit SWAN LAKE BATH BALLET for BBC which won the Prix Italia; the landmark opera film PETER GRIMES ON ALDEBUGH BEACH and the feature film MOUTH TO MOUTH with Egoli Tossell which won Best Film at Brooklyn Film Festival and at Annonay First Film Festival. Anne produced HERE/NOT HERE, a deaf hip hop music drama which won Best Film at Deaffest and the Disability Justice Award at Superfest.

She has created work with a range of traditional and non-traditional partners in the UK and internationally including TV Ontario, ABC Australia, Australia Council for the Arts, Antarctica New Zealand, United Nations Environment Programme, NHS England, the disability arts organisation Unlimited and the Low Carbon Innovation Fund.

She is currently preparing to shoot the music-drama (DON’T) SAY MY NAME and is in funded development on the six-part television drama series MISCELLANEOUS MEMOIRS OF THE MAD.

Anne is in early development on two projects which have Australian creators at their heart: one is a drama mixing live action and animation, aimed at a family audience and the other is a psychological thriller feature film set on location in Western Australia.