His Dark Materials: When Worlds Collide

When’s it on? Tuesday 3 November, 19:00, BFI YouTube

To mark the much anticipated launch of season 2 of BBC One’s His Dark Materials, producer Jane Tranter and writer Jack Thorne take us on a journey into new worlds with principal cast Dafne Keen (Lyra), Amir Wilson (Will), Ariyon Bakare (Lord Boreal) and Simone Kirby (Mary Malone).

His Dark Materials: Creating Cittàgazze

When’s it on? Wednesday 4 November, 19:00, BFI YouTube

An exclusive look behind the scenes of His Dark Materials season 2 with executive producer and production designer Joel Collins, casting director Kahleen Crawford, VFX Art Director and Previs Supervisor Dan May, Framestore’s Senior VFX Supervisor Russell Dodgson and composer Lorne Balfe.

His Dark Materials: Jopari and the Witches

When’s it on? Thursday 5 November, 19:00, BFI YouTube
 
Discover more about season 2 with new cast members Andrew Scott (John Parry) and Jade Anouka (Ruta Skadi), as they are joined by Ruta Gedmintas (Serafina Pekkala), season 2 writer Francesca Gardiner and costume designer Caroline McCall.

Rebecca director Ben Wheatley in conversation with Charlotte Regan

When’s it on? Friday 6 November, 19:00, BFI YouTube

Filmmaker Charlotte Regan talks to Ben Wheatley about his creative process, storyboarding, what to drink on set and his new psychological thriller Rebecca. Presented in partnership with BFI NETWORK.

Rebecca, based on Daphne du Maurier’s novel, in which a young newlywed moves to her husband’s imposing estate in the haunting shadow of his late wife, is available to watch on Netflix now.
 
Charlotte Regan is a BFI Film Academy graduate who has earned BAFTA nominations and two BFI Future Film awards for her short film work. She was recently selected as a Screen Star of Tomorrow 2020, and is currently developing her first feature Scrapper with the BFI and BBC. Her most recent short No Ball Games can currently be viewed on The Guardian and was funded by BFI NETWORK via Doc Society.

Originally published: 2 November 2020