Creative Lives Podcast — Producer Brian Kaczynski on Netflix, freelance paranoia, and being a good ‘fixer’
How do you make a series about gangsters in 1920s Birmingham, or a drama about Dickensian London? This week on the podcast, we talk to line producer and BAFTA member Brian Kaczynski, whose job it is to turn scripts into series. Working specifically in television, some of Brian’s recent credits have included the critically acclaimed crime drama Peaky Blinders. A recent panellist at a BAFTA Scotland event held at the University of Edinburgh, he spoke to us about how on-demand services are affecting the industry; reflects on the challenges he’s encountered; and explains why being a good ‘fixer’ is central to the role.
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