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.