David – The Garo Studios: on editing, creating and millions of views – Balancing Act

YouTube has created a platform for anyone and everyone to share their work online, with millions of people. David is a powerhouse of an editor, making wildly popular videos about characters and themes from shows like Doctor Who and Game of Thrones. He currently has…

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Dom Santry: co-founder of daisie | Balancing Act

Fun Fact: I got the idea to create the Balancing Act series after meeting Dom Santry at the daisie panel. I pestered him with questions (sorry Dom and thanks for answering all of them!) and we chatted about the Bloomsbury Group because I had my…

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Lareese Craig: blogger and founder – Balancing Act

Lareese Craig is a Wonder Woman on social media. She’s also a blogger, and a founder of a charity. I got the chance to pick her brains about all things Instagram, learning curves and giving back. “Working as a journalist left me craving a creative…

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Douglas Mackinnon – award-winning director | Balancing Act

Douglas is an award-winning film and TV director. You’ll recognise his name if you’re a Doctor Who fan: he’s directed eight episodes since 2008, a highlight being Listen, which Slate called, “the best episode in years” His skills behind the lens won him a Scottish…

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Scarlett Curtis: on writing, Feminists Don’t Wear Pink & other lies, and (not) staying on top of emails

Scarlett Curtis is an award-winning writer, activist and knitter (just as important, I feel). She curated Feminists Don’t Wear Pink and Other Lies, which has just won a National book award! She also founded the Pink Protest and has written for almost every magazine and…

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Balancing Act – Richard Wisker: the music industry, goals and motivation

Richard has worked in both TV and music and combines his talents effortlessly. He was kind enough to talk to me about his work, his goals, what keeps him motivated and what his favourite part of his job is. Charlotte: Tell me a bit about…

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BALANCING ACT – Lulu Reynolds

Hey everyone and welcome to the brand new series, Balancing Act! Over the next few weeks I’m talking to some amazing creatives about how they balance work and life, business and creative and dreams and hard work. To kick start it, we have Lulu Reynolds.…

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