Composite image of the guests featured on episodes of Building Worlds.

BUILDING WORLDS

Building Worlds is an online series of conversations led by the creatives, writers and artists behind the making of GALWAD and inspirational peers in their fields. It is hosted by award-winning investigative journalist and researcher, Shirish Kulkarni. 

HANNAH BEACHLER AND SHIRISH KULKARNI

“We’re the canvas that the story lives on. We have to create that canvas - whether it’s going to have movement in it, what the brushstrokes will look like, what the colours are going to be” – Hannah Beachler

 

Black Panther production designer Hannah Beachler explores inventing the future with journalist and GALWAD Creative Team member Shirish Kulkarni – as well as making history in the film industry.

EMILY BURNETT AND ABI MORGAN​

 

“Most of us need a good teacher who goes, you’re brilliant, you can do this, keep going. If you’ve got something to say, people will listen.” – Abi Morgan

 

Award-winning screenwriter Abi Morgan (The Iron Lady, Shame, Suffragette) in conversation with GALWAD writer Emily Burnett discussing their breakthrough moments and writing for screen in 2022.

CIARAN FITZGERALD AND JACK THORNE

 

“Disabled actors are now cast in roles because they have an importance rather than because of tokenism. They’ve created a gap in the door - now we have to grab hold of the door and yank it open, so that it never stops.” – Jack Thorne

 

Multi award-winning screenwriter Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child; His Dark Materials; Shameless) discusses the treatment of disabled people in the film and entertainment industry with GALWAD writer Ciaran Fitzgerald.

Building Worlds / Adeiladu Bydoedd: Emily Burnett & Abi Morgan
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GALWAD: A story from our future

Building Worlds / Adeiladu Bydoedd: Emily Burnett & Abi Morgan

In this first episode of Building Worlds, writer and BAFTA-winning actress Emily Burnett sits down with multi-award winning screenwriter Abi Morgan to discuss their breakthrough moments and writing for screen in 2022. Building Worlds is led by the creatives, writers and artists behind the making of GALWAD – an ambitious pan-Wales story set in the future – and inspirational peers in their fields. It is hosted by award-winning investigative journalist and researcher, Shirish Kulkarni. GALWAD, part of UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK, will see Wales’ boldest talent in screen, performance and creative technology create a multi-platform story with participants across Wales to unfold in real-time over a week – exploring a possible future in 30 years’ time. // Yn y bennod gyntaf hon o Adeiladu Bydoedd, mae’r awdur a’r actor a wobrwywyd gan BAFTA, Emily Burnett, yn eistedd i lawr gyda’r awdur sgrin arobryn, Abi Morgan, i drafod eu hadegau arloesol ac ysgrifennu ar gyfer y sgrin yn 2022. Mae Adeiladu Bydoedd yn cael ei arwain gan y bobl greadigol, yr awduron a’r artistiaid y tu ôl i greu GALWAD – stori uchelgeisiol ar gyfer Cymru gyfan wedi’i gosod yn y dyfodol – a chyfoedion ysbrydoledig yn eu meysydd. Fe'i cynhelir gan y newyddiadurwr ac ymchwilydd ymchwiliol arobryn, Shirish Kulkarni. Bydd GALWAD, rhan o UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK, yn gweld talent orau Cymru ym maes sgrin, perfformio a thechnoleg greadigol yn creu stori aml-lwyfan gyda chyfranogwyr ledled Cymru fydd yn datblygu mewn amser real dros gyfnod o wythnos – gan archwilio dyfodol posibl ymhen 30 mlynedd.
Building Worlds / Adeiladu Bydoedd: Hannah Beachler & Shirish Kulkarni
01:02:05
GALWAD: A story from our future

Building Worlds / Adeiladu Bydoedd: Hannah Beachler & Shirish Kulkarni

In this second Building Worlds online event, Academy Award-winning, Black Panther production designer Hannah Beachler explores inventing the future with investigative journalist and GALWAD Creative Team member Shirish Kulkarni – as well as making history in the film industry. Hannah’s trailblazing moments include becoming the first African American to win an Academy Award for Production Design for her work on Black Panther, and designing Beyonce’s visual concept album and artistic triumph, Lemonade. Building Worlds is led by the creatives, writers and artists behind the making of GALWAD – an ambitious pan-Wales story set in the future – and inspirational peers in their fields. GALWAD, part of UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK, will see Wales’ boldest talent in screen, writing and performance create a multi-platform story with participants across Wales to unfold in real-time over a week. // Yn yr ail ddigwyddiad ar-lein Adeiladu Bydoedd hwn, bydd dylunydd cynhyrchu 'Black Panther', enillydd Gwobr yr Academi Hannah Beachler, yn archwilio dyfeisio’r dyfodol gyda’r newyddiadurwr ymchwiliol ac aelod o Dîm Creadigol GALWAD Shirish Kulkarni – yn ogystal â chreu hanes yn y diwydiant ffilm. Mae eiliadau arloesol Hannah yn cynnwys bod yr Americanwr Affricanaidd cyntaf i ennill Gwobr yr Academi ar gyfer Dylunio Cynhyrchiad am ei gwaith ar Black Panther, a dylunio albwm cysyniad gweledol Beyonce a'r gamp artistig, Lemonade. Mae Building Worlds yn cael ei arwain gan y bobl greadigol, yr awduron a’r artistiaid y tu ôl i greu GALWAD – stori uchelgeisiol ar gyfer Cymru gyfan wedi’i gosod yn y dyfodol – a chyfoedion ysbrydoledig yn eu meysydd. Bydd GALWAD, rhan o UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK, yn gweld talent orau Cymru ym maes ysgrifennu a pherfformio ar gyfer y sgrin yn creu stori aml-lwyfan gyda chyfranogwyr ledled Cymru fydd yn datblygu mewn amser real dros gyfnod o wythnos.
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