Lizzie Francke try an elderly Production and you will Development Manager at BFI ‘s Film Funds. She try previously an information Producer towards the Uk Movie Council’s Innovation Fund in which she oversaw the initial Ability program and this nurtured such as for instance talents since the Clio Barnard, Morgan Matthews, James Graham, Deborah Hayward, Fate Ekaragha and you will Bola Agbaje.
Tactics one to she has executive produced while you are she’s got come at the the new BFI were, most recently, Joanna Hogg’s The latest Keepsake, Aneil Karia’s Rise and you may Jerry Rothwell’s Why I Dive.
She started the woman career since a movie critic in the early 1990s causing the brand new Guardian, New Observer, Sight & Voice and you will Display screen Globally and others. During this time she also lectured into the Flick Training at the Middlesex College and you can authored Software People: The annals of women Screenwriters from inside the Hollywood (1994, BFI Posting). Anywhere between 1997- 2001 she are Artistic Manager of your Edinburgh Around the globe Flick Event.
She grew up in Trinidad, to help you an effective Trinidadian dad and you can German mommy, and her introduction to cinema is at your neighborhood drive-for the.