This topic is for Q&As arranged by MNHQ. If you have questions about the site and how it runs, please do post in Site Stuff topic. If want to know about Q&A opportunities, please mail sales@mumsnet.com.

Questions about working in the film industry? Send a Q to 'Nativity' director Debbie Isitt - ANSWERS BACK

(30 Posts)
RachelMumsnet (MNHQ) Thu 22-Nov-12 08:16:36

This Friday sees release of the much anticipated prequel, 'Nativity 2 Danger in the Manger' starring David Tennant and we're very happy to have the director of the films, Debbie Isitt, answering questions from Mumsnetters about everything from film making, musicals, working in the theatre, working with David Tennant, children and even animals on the set of Nativity and Nativity 2!

Debbie Isitt has worked as writer and director on a variety of theatre, television and feature film productions to great acclaim. She won a prestigious BAFTA Award for her Channel 4 teleplay "The Illustrated Mum" in 2004. Her comedy feature film "Confetti" was nominated for a British Comedy Award.

Her hit Christmas comedy "Nativity!" won two Richard Attenborough Film Awards and was nominated for Best Breakthrough Movie at the National Movie Awards 2009.

If you're interested in finding out more about what it's like working in the film industry, send your questions to Debbie before 30th November and we'll link to her answers on 10 December.

THERhubarb Fri 30-Nov-12 21:33:34

So. I'm free. Hire me.
Trust me, you won't regret it.

Well, you probably won't regret it. MNHQ have my number. I'll be waiting for your call.

Cheers.

BewitchedBotheredandBewildered Sat 01-Dec-12 02:14:56

My daughter is embarking on on her first post as wardrobe mistress for a pantomime.
What would be the best route for her to translate this into similar work in film.

Hi
My DD is 15 and would like to work in theatrical/tv make up.
I think she is going down the Art route.
Is this the best way? Or shoudl she go via another route. Drama/acting is not of interest to her.

RachelMumsnet (MNHQ) Mon 03-Dec-12 17:42:49

The Q&A is now closed. Thanks for all the questions. We'll be selecting 20 to send over to Debbie and post her answers on this thread next week.

RachelMumsnet (MNHQ) Thu 20-Dec-12 12:34:00

The answers are now back from Debbie and you can read the full Q&A here:

Q&A with Debbie Isitt

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now