Street Talk for June 5, 2020
Robin Sheppard

Great Guns has added director Robin Sheppard to its roster for global representation. After studying film and video to postgraduate level--and winning the Special Jury Award for her grad film The Thin Red Line at the 1993 Cork Film Festival--Sheppard launched straight into the industry to begin directing. Since then, she has been nominated for two BAFTAs--for a Wing and a Prayer and Playing the Field--and won a Grierson Award for Cherished in 2005. She was on the board of Directors UK for three years and has campaigned to champion female directors. Sheppard’s career has seen her direct some of Britain’s most iconic television series, including The Bill, New Tricks, and Benidorm. She has also directed episodes of Hulu’s original period drama Harlots, and Delicious, a culinary drama starring Ian Glen, Dawn French, and Emilia Fox. Most recently, Sheppard directed all episodes of Dun Breedin, a nine-part YouTube comedy-drama set in Brighton. Filmed and produced entirely in lockdown, the show explores the lives of a group of women who have bonded over difficult life experiences. Starring British TV notables including Denise Welch, Tamzin Outhwaite, and Tracy-Ann Oberman, the series followed all lockdown regulations, with the stars filming themselves in their homes while Sheppard directed remotely.....


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