Chloe White: Director
Chloe is an award-winning documentary filmmaker based in London. Her short films have screened worldwide at festivals (Sheffield DocFest, Camden International Film Festival) as well as on the Guardian, BBC3, Nowness and Aeon. Chloe is interested in character-led documentaries and has made films on a diverse range of topics- a lobster fisherwomen, female genital mutilation, self-marriage, launderettes, an atomic bomb survivor and elderly transgender women. Chloe runs a production company called Whalebone Films, specialising in films for NGOs (Save the Children, WaterAid, Oxfam). Through this work Chloe has travelled around the world filming in over 25 countries. Chloe has an MA in Documentary Film, she is a MacDowell fellow, and a BFI Doc/Next fellow. She has been awarded the Audience Award at the Imperial War Museum Film Festival for her film An All-Encompassing Light (2014), and the Grand Prize at the International Maritime Film Festival for The Long Haul (2015). 1001 Days will be Chloe’s first feature documentary.
Rose Palmer: Producer
Rose is a freelance producer based in London. She has worked at Russia Today as a broadcast journalist and has also gained experience at the BBC, Sky and ITV, as well as independent production companies. She has worked with Whalebone Films on a documentary for the Guardian, which was screened at the London Short Film Festival in 2017. She also edited ‘Born behind the wall’, a documentary about pregnant mothers living in Gaza, which was nominated for best documentary at the BFI Future Film Festival. She has just completed a PhD on an intervention aiming to promote bonding between mothers and malnourished children in Ethiopia. She previously worked for a children’s mental health charity producing multimedia content. She has a PGDip in Broadcast Journalism from City University and her undergraduate degree was in Social Political Sciences at Cambridge.
Hannah Price: Producer
Hannah Price is Head of Development at Fable Pictures, a new film and TV production company set up by producer Faye Ward (SUFFRAGETTE, THE CROWN). The first film to shoot will be STAN AND OLLIE, a film about Laurel and Hardy starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly for BBC Films and eOne. Before joining Fable Pictures, Hannah worked at Film4 and then as a freelance script and book reader for Studio Canal, Eleven Film, Pinewood Pictures, Channel 4, and the acclaimed director Yann Demange. She previously assisted producer Rosa Bosch for over 5 years on projects including LONDON - THE MODERN BABYLON, a feature documentary directed by Julien Temple for the BBC and the BFI. Hannah has collaborated with Whalebone Films on a short documentary called RECOMMENDED WASHING POWDER. She has produced a handful of other shorts including drama AT FIRST SIGHT directed by Chloe Wicks and experimental short POLARIS directed by BAFTA winner Tal Rosner.
Katharine Round- Executive Producer
Katharine is Creative Director at Disobedient Films and an experienced filmmaker who has worked in documentary for the past 19 years. Prior to establishing Disobedient, she worked as a director, producer and development executive for major UK broadcasters including C4, Discovery and the BBC. At Disobedient, she has devised and led projects for a range of commissioners including the V&A,The Arts Council, the Guardian and Netflix. She is committed to developing new talent and has executive produced films for RANKIN's HungerTV, Creative England and theatrical exhibition, and has been at the forefront of devising new models of finance and innovativ release strategies for feature documentaries. Whilst exec producing at Disobedient, she also continues to direct, including 2016's critically-acclaimed “The Divide”, a feature length film on the psychological impact of income inequality, inspired by the book ‘The Spirit Level’. Called “fierce and unsettling” (Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian), “jaw-dropping” (The Express), “timely, emotionally-shattering, formidable” (Picturehouse Cinemas), and “brilliantly-shot, insightful” (British Blacklist) the film premiered at Sheffield Doc/Fest before a successful theatric release across the UK including Picturehouse and Curzon sites, followed by a US/UK release on Netflix.