08 Feb 10 QUESTIONS WITH MAUNY WRIGHT
The ever evolving challenge of making law useful to the creative industries. (There’s rarely been a dull moment. I’ve learned so much over the years, from being shown how to chop an onion correctly by Jamie Oliver to how to order drugs on the dark web.)
Translating legalese into practical advice and suggestions – I read the small print so that Producers don’t have to.
The lovely Susan Payne – with a lot of help from some fake teletubbies in Guangzhou.
For me Abbas has long been the place to go for the best TV advice, the opportunity to grow the Business Affairs team with them was an opportunity I couldn’t turn down.
Of course, read ZOOM-IN but also register for the free email updates from OFCOM, they are a good early indicator of changes to come. In terms of COVID though, plan for the worst case scenario and if we’re lucky it might just be better than that when the time comes around.
I see that as my job every day, but a highlight was being part of the brilliant team who produced a ‘behind the scenes’ series for the BBC, with a well known furniture retailer’. They are a very private organisation and hadn’t let cameras in so far before. The access negotiations were lengthy and detailed, but by talking them through the process of filming and how the series would be made, they were finally happy to sign the access agreement. And I got to spend a night at their headquarters hotel in Holland – very lovely curtains and cushions.
I was cold water swimming even before the lockdowns started.
Each day of homeschooling starts with a clean sheet of paper.
I’m donning a virtual apron and looking forward to helping get the latest series of a well known cookery contest onto our screens later this year.
Starting this new job in lockdown has at least meant I already know where the coffee is kept.
I’m trying to watch ‘Call My Agent’ without reading the subtitles