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Sophie Meyer was Head of Development at Ealing Studios until 2014. Having overseen the slate since joining the company in 2004, she is credited as co-producer on St. Trinian’s 2: The Legend Of Fritton’s Gold and as Associate Producer on Easy Virtue and St. Trinian’s.
Experienced at working with both established and emerging writing talent on a range of genres, and with over thirteen years working in UK development, she was previously Head of Development for Mission Pictures where she worked across a slate of projects including Danny Boyle’s Millions and prior to that worked in development at Intermedia and British Screen.
The interview below was conducted with Sophie at Ealing Studios in September 2014.
Sophie Meyer Quickfire Round