Along with the University of Sunderland, Northern Film + Media/ Tees Valley Screen are delighted to be presenting a series of six online webinars “In Conversation with Lord Puttnam” supported by Pinewood Group.

The series begins with

Golden Rules – Things I Wish I’d Known When I Was 30! with Lee Hall – Friday 12th March – 10am – 11.30am

Following this are:

The Production Business – How to finance and produce successful content with David Parfitt Monday 15th March – 2pm – 3.30pm

How Technology has Changed Storytelling with Sarah Gavron – Monday 12th April – 2pm – 3.30pm

The Great British Skills Shortage – Where the jobs are with Iain Smith – Friday 23rd April 10am – 11.30am

Producing Content in an Era of Fake News – The growing importance of factual and documentary makers John Battsek – Friday 30th April- 10am – 11.30am

And finally, date and time tbc    The Films of Ridley Scott – with Ridley Scott.

The first event is available to book here, with further information about the events at

Priority places will be given to those living in the north east and students and alumni from University of Sunderland.