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BBC4 ‘Women’s Hour’ Radio Show Discusses Female Cinematographers with Members of Illuminatrix

The episode of BBC4’s long-running Women’s Hour radio show broadcast on Friday 10th February considers the current state of play for female cinematographers. 

As the BAFTAs and the Oscars approach there’s one group of women who’ll still be excluded from the nominations, the cinematographers. They do beautiful work but never get the prizes. Why not?


Jenni speaks to two women who work as cinematographers; Vanessa Whyte, co-founder of Illuminatrix – a collective of female cinematographers and Kate Reid who has worked on shows such as Call the Midwife and Uncle.