Ava DuVernay, ‘Succession’ Producer Jane Tranter Join BFI London Film Festival Industry Program

Award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay and “Succession” executive producer Jane Tranter are among a range of figures participating at this year’s British Film Institute (BFI) London Film Festival’s industry program.The program, which is virtual this year, is headlined by two ‘Spotlight’ conversations.

DuVernay will be in conversation with the crew from her non-profit media and social justice organization Array.

The session will examine the Array model and approach to working across multiple platforms to amplify underrepresented voices and build a more inclusive industry.The Spotlight conversation with Jane Tranter is in association with Variety and is moderated by the publication’s international editor.

Tranter, who co-founded Bad Wolf with Julie Gardner, has credits that also include HBO’s “The Night Of” and “Industry,” Sky’s “A Discovery of Witches” and BBC and HBO’s “His Dark Materials.”Elsewhere, a panel featuring “Room” and “Normal People” producer Ed Guiney

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