Rachel Wardlow


Rachel is a freelance producer and line producer working across film, television and the commercial sector with an extensive background in film and television drama development.  Recent television credits include: Shamed, a Single Drama written & directed by Anthony Philipson, starring Faye Marsay and Nick Blood for Minnow Films/Channel 4; Six Wives with Lucy Worsley for Wall Wall/BBC 1; and Something More directed by Simon Amstell for Ilk/Channel 4.  Rachel began her career at Ruby Films where for 3 years, she assisted multi-award award winning producer, Alison Owen, and BAFTA Nominated producer, Neris Thomas, working in all aspects of development and production across their slate of feature films and television drama, including credits such as: Sylvia, Proof, Love + Hate, Bad Mother’s Handbook, Brick Lane, Toast, and The Other Boleyn Girl.  She then went on work intermittently for Blueprint Pictures on projects including Millions and In Bruges and as a freelance reader/script consultant for BBC Films, Film 4, Working Title, Intermedia, UK Film Council and Pathe before joining the UK Film Council’s Development Fund as a Project-Co-ordinator.  From there, Rachel became the Development Executive for Magic Light Pictures working on a slate of live action and animation projects including Chico & Rita and Wild Target for Oscar-nominated producers Michael Rose and Martin Pope before joining Bigger Pictures as a Development Producer.  In 2009 she Line-produced a micro budget feature film, I am Nasrine, which was nominated for a BAFTA.  Rachel has produced a number of short films including: Inseparable starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Natalie Press and award-winning Incorporated by the same director, Nick White. Both films premiered at the London Film Festival. In 2015 she produced Nipplejesus for writer/director, Jake Lushington, which was adapted from Nick Hornby’s short story of the same title. The film premiered at the Austin Film Festival.  Rachel also teaches screenwriting. She regularly tutors students studying on the Screenwriting and Producing MAs and presents a masterclass on development at the Met Film School every year. Before that Rachel designed and set up and ran the Screenwriting Department for London Film Academy for 5 years between 2010 and 2015.  Alongside her freelance work, Rachel is developing a small slate of projects through her company, Ilk Film and Television. Her feature film project, Punch was selected for Film London’s Microwave scheme in 2015.  Rachel has also produced online and theatrical commercials for agencies such as McCann Health and Oglivy, clients included: Ballymore and British Airways.

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