Success Stories

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Weston super Women

Weston super Women is a film project that highlights the Wonderful Women of Weston. 

 

Film showing Thursday, April 25th 2019

Doors open for networking 6.00pm with a free welcome drink. 

Film showing and Q&A starts 6.30pm

Tickets £5.00 Plus booking fee https://westonsuperwomenfilms.eventbrite.com 

Weston College Conference Centre Lower Church Rd, Weston-super-Mare BS23 2AL

 

The story of a town is the story of its people. 

 

Weston super Mare is a town on the up, despite having a reputation as being deadbeat town, the town is full of life. 

The women interviewed for ‘Weston super Women’ film documentaries. Come from various backgrounds and yet they all have one thing in common, they have brought inspiration and entrepreneurship to Weston-super-Mare in various ways of creativity and care.  

The ‘Weston super Women’ films are heartwarming, inspiring and create a historical line to Weston’s history for where we are at this point in time. 

Our women

Linda Chan - A high flyer in the cooperate world, until she started to lose her sight. When Linda moved to Weston-super-Mare she was depressed. What she did next, grew her even bigger wings. 

Gill Bute - Fought off gangsters to have a company that has created regular long-term employment in Weston-super-Mare. 

Amelia Eikli - Turned her life around after just one kiss. She has only been living in Weston for a year and is already painting the town in words. 

Valerie Donegan - If you were given away, would you spend your life helping the people who made the streets their home?

Sara Pacey - From childhood dreams of dancing, she creates lofty entertainment events for Weston-super-Mare. 

If you want to take part you need: 

1 - To live in WSM or close surrounding area. 

2 - Send a photo 

3 - Send a short biography describing your personal and profession journey highlights and lowlights. Including how long you have lived in the area and other places in the world you have lived.

Please send to info@amplesouthwest.com

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Weston super Women hits the headlines.

Delighted to be seen in The Mercury! The article trended at number two most read article for a few hours in the morning it launched.

Read more HERE

Weston super Women on BBC news
The first five women

The first five women

Weston super Women in Weston Mercury
 

The film production team 

Producer and interviewer Becky Walsh moved to Weston when she left home at the tender age of nineteen. Once leaving Weston she lived all over the world. Having gained a reputation both in the personal development field as a self-help author and as a TV and radio presenter, she has returned to Weston to bring her knowledge into the town. www.beckywalsh.com

 

Associate producer and graphic designer Justyna Steinkeller, originally from Warsaw / Poland, moved to Weston after living in various cities around the world.  She approached Becky with the film idea because she wanted to get to know women who are living and working in this town and through their eyes to see and understand this place better. www.steinkeller.co.uk 

 

Cinematographer Sally Low was born in Cape Town where she started her career taking pictures for music magazines photographing acts such as U2, Rodriguez, Oasis, Blur and The Prodigy. After moving to the UK 18 years ago she began working in the film industry as an assistant in the camera department until becoming Director of Photography. www.sallylow.co.uk

 

Editor Nick Ralph currently working producing high-end commercial work for organisations all over the world. Previously he has worked for the BBC, and spent four years working in Los Angeles on feature films such as Donnie Darko, Hollywood Horror and Twisted.

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