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Bio


Victoria Thomas

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Bio


Victoria Thomas

 

Victoria is a  BAFTA nominated Producer based in the UK with wide ranging experience having initially trained as a solicitor and worked as a journalist across reportage and entertainment. She has worked on both short and long form content across fiction and documentary which have screened at festivals internationally, broadcast on TV and garnered awards and nominations including BAFTA Scotland. Her film discovery app, which she founded in response to the difficulties faced by independent filmmakers to get their films to audiences won the first ever Canon Innovation award at the Rotterdam International Film Festival in 2017. Victoria is now focused on developing a slate of both documentary and fiction feature projects with a variety of partners.

She is currently participating in the BFI and Creative Skillset supported Modern Tales and the NFTS Film Executive Leadership scheme where she is mentored by Zygi Kamasa, CEO of Lionsgate Europe .

She is a voting member of BAFTA and is also a member of Women In Film & TV (UK) and EDN.

She has been selected for and participated in the following Professional Development Schemes

 

a)         NFTS BAME Leadership Scheme ( Ongoing)

b)        Modern Tales – BFI/ Creative Skillset (Ongoing)

c)         Filmonomics 2017 – Birds Eye View

d)        Producer Accelerator Lab – Glasgow Film Festival 2017 with feature film Papers (Writer/Producer)

e)          Future Producer School 2016 (Sheffield Docfest)

f)          Women in Film & TV mentoring scheme 2015

g)          Babylon International Script Development lab 2012 (with feature film Two Weeks In Lagos, Writer/Producer, mentored by John Akomfrah).

h)          CrossOver Labs Sheffield DocFest 2012

i)          IDFA Summer Academy 2011

j)          Berlinale Talent Campus 2010

 

For a full list of credits please check out her IMDB profile.