Hedda Archbold – Agent and Executive Producer
Hedda is an executive producer and sole agent to clients including Mark Kermode, Anna Smith and Simon Brew. She works across the broadcast, radio, film and publishing industries. Her notable productions and publications include Mark Kermode Live in 3D, Kermode On Film podcast, Girls On Film podcast, and Film Stories magazine.
Favourite films: Babyteeth, Daisies, Born Yesterday, Philadelphia Story, Maternale (Mother and Daughter), Die Hard, Nieuwe Gronden (New Earth), Gebroken Spiegels (Broken Mirrors), Under The Skin, The Falling, Paddington 2.
Heather Dempsey – Assistant Producer and Social Media Manager
Heather is a freelance assistant producer, social media manager, and arts & culture writer. She works regularly with HLA across Girls On Film, Kermode On Film and MK3D, and has written for outlets including The Telegraph and Film Stories. Find her on twitter @thatheatherd.
Favourite films: Morvern Callar, Taxi Driver, Beau Travail, The Man Who Fell To Earth, Fish Tank, Trainspotting, Charade, Stop Making Sense.
Elliana Jay – Assistant Producer
Elliana is a London-based freelance writer and filmmaker. She joined HLA in September 2020 and has since worked on Girls On Film, MK3D, Kermode On Film and the BBC News Channel Film Review show, and has written for publications including Film Stories. Find her on twitter @ellianajxy.
Favourite films: Shirkers, Shrek 2, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Romeo + Juliet, The Chess Game of the Wind, Promising Young Woman, Rocketman, Hunt for the Wilderpeople.