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Fiona Samuel: Marching to success…

Interview – 2012

Fiona Samuel has found success as an actor, writer and director. Her first screen acting job was in long-running soap Close to Home. But Samuel’s greatest passion is for writing and directing. She was the creative force behind pioneering female-centric series The Marching Girls, and has written for Outrageous FortuneThe Almighty Johnsons and Interrogation. Samuel also wrote and directed award-winning TV movies Piece of My Heart, and Bliss: The Beginning of Katherine Mansfield.

In this ScreenTalk, Samuel talks about:

This video was first uploaded on 10 December 2012, and is available under this Creative Commons licence. This licence is limited to use of ScreenTalk interview footage only and does not apply to any video content and photographs from films, television, music videos, web series and commercials used in the interview.
Interview, Camera and Editing – Andrew Whiteside
We did want to make something beautiful, but beautiful in our own terms, which meant that it had to have that liveliness in it...
– Fiona Samuel on writing and directing 2011 telemovie Bliss: The Beginning of Katherine Mansfield