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Savannah James-Bayly

Savannah James-Bayly

Savannah established Fox Cub Films in 2012 and has since produced over eight short films, starring talent such as Jason Flemyng, Bill Paterson and Alice Lowe. These films have shown at a range of festivals internationally, and in 2014 Arthouse Cinema Crouch End included a feature length collection in their December programme. She's currently working as Associate Producer on A Guide to Second Date Sex, written/directed by Rachel Hirons, and developed by Starfield Productions with the support of the BFI. She’s also developing her own slate of features. She was participant in American Pavillion's Film Programme at Cannes 2015, Film London's Micromarket 2015, Bird’s Eye View’s Filmonomics 2016, Edinburgh International Film Festival's 2016 Talent Lab, is part of the recently launched Female Film Leaders, and has served on the jury of Watersprite Film Festival 2016.
Savannah established Fox Cub Films in 2012 and has since produced over eight short films, starring talent such as Jason Flemyng, Bill Paterson and Alice Lowe. These films have shown at a range of festivals internationally, and in 2014 Arthouse Cinema Crouch End included a feature length collection in their December programme. She's currently working as Associate Producer on A Guide to Second Date Sex, written/directed by Rachel Hirons, and developed by Starfield Productions with the support of the BFI. She’s also developing her own slate of features. She was participant in American Pavillion's Film Programme at Cannes 2015, Film London's Micromarket 2015, Bird’s Eye View’s Filmonomics 2016, Edinburgh International Film Festival's 2016 Talent Lab, is part of the recently launched Female Film Leaders, and has served on the jury of Watersprite Film Festival 2016.


Articles by Savannah James-Bayly

Lights, Diversity, Action: The producer’s checklist for increasing diversity in film

By Savannah James-Bayly March 13, 2018

Savannah James-Bayly breaks down the steps that filmmakers and professionals can take towards improving the diversity in film today. In the wake of the #metoo movement, the appalling absence of diversity in our industry has finally felt like it’s getting the attention that it deserves. In the past month Marvel released it’s first BAME helmed […]

From Queer to Eternity: Queer futurism in modern media

By Savannah James-Bayly December 18, 2017

Producer Savannah James-Bayly explores the past, present and future of LGBT+ representation on our screens and asks “is the future itself queer”? Before exploring the future, let’s first step into the past. History is awash with violence towards LGBT+ people. In the U.K. this persecution was first cemented into law in 1533 when Henry VIII […]

Hard Done Bi: The representation of non-monosexual identities in mainstream media

By Savannah James-Bayly March 6, 2017

Savannah James-Bayly breaks down the tropes and stereotypes used to represent non-monosexual identities in mainstream media and whether or not things are getting better. Last year, a dear friend of mine, and experienced writer, encouraged me to co-write a show with him about the increasing visibility of non-monosexual identities. Primarily, I’m a producer, but it’s […]

Period Pains: Capturing the Past on Screen

By Savannah James-Bayly October 13, 2015

Fox Cub Films’ Savannah James-Bayly gives us some useful tips on setting films in the past… Last year, writer/director Alex Marx and I embarked on production of the short film Fingers, a 1960s crime drama based on a radical reinterpretation of the story of Salome and the Beheading of John the Baptist. It was runner-up at Enter […]

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