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[Clockwise from top left]: Uzma Hasan, Cara Sheppard, Emma-Rosa Dias

The women who are leading in their roles within the film and TV industry will be highlighted at the upcoming Restart conference (May 18-20).

Twickenham Studios managing director Cara Sheppard, Afro-Mic Productions managing director Emma-Rosa Dias and Little House Productions producer Uzma Hasan will discuss their roles, what brought them to the industry and their hopes for the future of the sector as well as their thoughts on how the world and their businesses have changed over the past year.

The live panel, chaired by Screen International contributing editor Wendy Mitchell, will take place online at 2:45pm BST on May 20.

It will also explore the importance of attracting more women, across diversities, as well as a new generation of talent into the sector. The panellists will also offer advice on gaining a head start when contemplating a career in the media and entertainment industry.

Organised by Media Business Insight (MBI), publisher of Screen and Broadcast, the three-day virtual industry conference will see a number of sessions discussing the impact of the pandemic on the industry and how it can move forward, successfully navigating its way into the future. Find out more here.

The conference is free to attend for subscribers of MBI’s leading media brands: Screen international, Broadcast, KFTV, Broadcast Intelligence, Commissioners Index and Production Intelligence.

To claim your free subscriber pass for the event, head to the website, register your interest and the team will be in touch. For non-subscribers there are ticket options available from £75, more details can be found on the registration page.

Restart is sponsored and supported by ScreenSkills, the BFI, the British Film Commission and Centtrip.

Restart Conference