Girls On Film / Ep 100 Exclusive: Barbara Broccoli talks Bond, feminism and the future of 007

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Will James Bond ever be a woman? Non binary? A person of colour? The producer of the Bond series reveals all in the 100th episode of Girls On Film, an industry special in partnership with No Time to Die. Powerhouse Barbara Broccoli joins Anna to discuss her work on the franchise, talking about the importance of cinema and community, the exciting roles for women in No Time to Die and Barbara’s love of Daniel Craig as a Bond who shows emotional vulnerability. Barbara also explains why she thinks women make particularly excellent producers, the structures that Eon Productions have in place to support women, and the advances in the industry that have come about as a result of Time's Up. Following Barbara’s amazing insights, Anna sits in the guest chair for the first time and is interviewed by the super Sally Phillips and Ronni Ancona. Anna talks about the shifts she has seen in the film criticism world both over her career and Girls On Film’s lifetime and reveals a very special announcement! Sally and Ronni also give an overview of what they have been working on and how the last couple of years have influenced their bravery with screenwriting. Stay tuned for episode 101. You can own the No Time to Die 2-disc collectors edition on DVD, blu-ray and 4k ultra-HD from the 20th of December 2021. There is bonus content about the action, stunts, location, sets and costumes. Become a patron of Girls on Film on Patreon here: www.patreon.com/girlsonfilmpodcast Follow us on socials: www.instagram.com/girlsonfilm_podcast/ www.facebook.com/girlsonfilmpodcast www.twitter.com/GirlsOnFilm_Pod www.twitter.com/annasmithjourno Watch Girls On Film on the BFI’s YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLX…L89QKZsN5Tgr3vn7z Girls On Film is an HLA production. Executive producer: Hedda Archbold. Audio Producer: Ben Cook. This episode was produced in partnership with No Time to Die. Interns: Rosa Herxheimer and Shanaiya Pithiya.