Regional screen agency Screen South has announced the nine producers who will take part in its producer development programme - Develop, Connect, Produce – which launches on Sept 13.
The chosen producers are all from the South East region of the UK and currently have a feature currently in development.
The selected producers and their projects are:
Emma Biggins - School’s Out
Madeline Elles-Hill - Brixton 81
Pascale Fanning-Tichborne - Red Claw Way
Shaheen Haq - Alice Walker: You Can’t Keep a Good Woman Down
Francine Heywood - New Best Friend
David Mercer - Non-Stop
Dan Nixon - The Accident Club
Ben Pullen - Gateway 6
Elaine Wickham - Lollypop
The first session of the 12 month programme will feature talks from Natascha Wharton, head of development at the UK Film Council; Chee Lan Chan, head of development at Vertigo Films; and Sean Gascoine from United Agents.