Where: Foster Building – The Mitchell & Kenyon Theatre
When: Thursday 15th November – 3pm
Synopsis: Tasha Robson, 16, has run away from home! While she rides the waves aboard the large ferry heading from South Shields, England to Scandinavia in search of her unknown father, “The Viking” all is less than calm in the Robson household.
Followed by a Q and A with Bill McCoid.
About Rita: Graduating from University of the Arts, London with a Joint Honours BA in Visual Arts, Rita began her career in Film and Documentary development at 1515 Productions. There she assisted Nick de Grunwald, who produced such films as ‘The Millionairess’.
Rita produced Award-Winning animation for Turner Broadcasting Europe (Cartoon Network, CN Too, Boomerang, Toonami) for 6 years. She founded Sugar & Water Films Ltd to produce her first short film, Threesome. It screened in the Calling Card Program at Telluride Film Festival and numerous additional film festivals and was nominated for a Stella Screen Award. She directed and wrote short films: Too Much Love, Room To Let and Screen South part funded The Curry Club starring Cleo Sylvestre, Ruth Sheen and Olivier Award Winner Kenneth Cranham.