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August’s Judge is

Briony Hanson

Now Director of Film for the British Council, Briony Hanson has worked all across film, and is a respected and principled figure within the industry. Briony began her career working in exhibition as Director/Programmer of Tyneside Cinema before heading the BFI Programme Unit. She also acted as Consultant for Channel 4′s Independent Film & Video Dept and co-programmed the London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival from 1996-2000. After this, she was Director at The Script Factory for 10 years, before becoming Director of Film at the British Council in July 2011, where she is in charge of overseeing the promotion of UK films and filmmakers internationally.