Movie Maths

Mackay, Jem (2023) Movie Maths. MAI: Feminism & Visual Culture, 1 (11). ISSN 2003-167x

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Debs Paterson is a film and TV director. Her recent credits include Halo (Amblin/Paramount+/Showtime), Willow (LucasFilm / Disney+), The Bastard Son and the Devil (Imaginarium/Netflix).
Paterson was honoured with the best debut directing BIFA nomination and named a BAFTA Brit when her first feature Africa United was released (Pathé/BBC Films) in 2010.
In 2017 she was the first female director on the action-heavy TV series Strike Back, which ignited her love of shooting character-led action. In 2018 she was selected by JJ Abrams and Kathy Kennedy to document the making of The Rise of Skywalker, the final film of the Star Wars sequel trilogy. While working on that, she spent a year with the production in Pinewood, on location and at Bad Robot in LA.
Paterson’s showreel is available at:
Years ago, Jem Mackay met Paterson whilst working on a film. Here they reunite to discuss her career as a female filmmaker.

Item Type: Article
ISSN: 2003-167x
Subjects: Film & TV > Film > British Film
Film & TV > Film > International Film
Courses by Department: The School of Film & Television > Film
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Depositing User: Jem Mackay
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2023 15:06
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2023 15:06


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