Nicola Lees

WFTV Mentoring Scheme

Nicola Lees produces a high-profile mentoring scheme for Women in Film and TV UK, which helps mid-career women overcome a variety of career challenges. She also runs the Sara Putt Associates Trainee and Foundation Schemes at Shepperton Studios, to help new entrants working in craft and technical roles find their feet as freelancers. Prior to focusing on career development, Nicola specialised in developing factual TV ideas for the BBC in London and NYC, and is the author of Greenlit: Developing Factual / Reality TV Ideas From Concept to Pitch and Give Me the Money and I’ll Shoot! Finance Your Factual TV/Film Project.