The aim of WIF&E is not only to get networking to its fullest is is also an opportunity for people in the industry to get on board and be apart of the external production company. We build our team on the basis of commitment and passion for Film, Television and Entertainment. We will continue to build and promote our team so they can get more experience within their field of expertise.
Tanya Walsh "Blue" - Costume Designer, Stylist and Maker at 'Costume By Blue"
Blue has 5 years’ experience of working in the Theatre, Film, Television and Music Video industries in a broad variety of roles.
She is versed in designing and delivering a diverse and eclectic range of styles and period wear from Edwardian drama to science-fiction and from contemporary romance to medieval comedy. Her stage and screen skills also include the creation of historically accurate costumes, foundation wear and corsetry, and adapting garments and costumes for physically demanding performances such as ballet. Other skills include dyeing and breaking down fabrics and garments, wig dressing, millinery and shoemaking.
Blue has over 10 years’ experience designing bold and elaborate costumes for events within the “cosplay” and LARP (live action role-play) arenas, creating unique and inventive twists on famous fantasy and sci-fi characters as well as devising completely original characters from the wildest depths of her imagination.
“Costume making and dressing is not just a job: it’s my life, my love and my passion, and I put that zest and energy into every costume I make and every set that I work on.”
Katherine Pile, studies costume production at Rose Bruford College, currently completing her final year. She is interested in all costume design but has a particular interest in 18th and 19th century costume.
During her time at Rose Bruford she also has had some experience in men's period fashion, where she made a cotton velvet tails coat, completed with gold fringed epaulets. I also have experience of made to measure corsetry, and made a metal framed bustle to complement it. To see more of her work please check out my Instagram; katherinepilecostume. With her website coming soon.
Gavin James Roberts - Videographer/Photographer
Gavin found a passion for Camera work when he attended College in North Wales. Growing up on the beautiful Isle of Anglesey, Gavin was surrounded by amazing scenery and rich Welsh culture which he wanted to capture on film.
Moving to Kent in 2016 to study at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) Gavin studied Television Production and found a love for Live Television. Now working for different companies such as QVC and the Maidstone Television Studios, Gavin kept up his love for photography throughout his education and moving forward to work as a freelance photographer.
Gavin has shot weddings, models, live events and has a personal interest in light painting photography.
Alix career ambition is to become an assistant producer full time but has had much of freelance experience at a production manager. she has studied media and TV for 5 years and is very passionate about the industry.
The biggest goal for her is to work in a full running television studio.
Alix has worked on many project with Carla Buckingham and has always delivered amazing results.
She has a professional outlook on every task in which she is given and always delivers on time.
Kelsey Parker - Screen Writer/Director
Currently, Kelsey has been studying television production at the university for the creative arts. Whilst studying Kelsey has done work experience on shows such as; take me out, and working very closely with GFC, directing the filming for football games.
She has always had a passion for writing and has successfully wrote and film various shorts whilst at University.
Carla Buckingham - Writer/Producer/Director
Carla Has been in the Television and film industry from the age of 15, starting out as an actress, she turned to screenwriting in 2010 having projects optioned. It was in 2018 that she found a new love that of Producing/Directing, she took to doing a Bachelors of Arts degree (Hons) in Television Production and it was here where her knowledge grew.
She has successfully produced/directed 5 projects and have put 2 big projects to commissioner's and investors.