Generating engaging stories that promote empathy and social change.
Fiona is an international producer who founded Adapted Pictures.
She is currently working on a HETV Netflix (UK) drama series as the 2nd Unit Production Manager.
In 2021 Fiona completed her role as Series Associate Producer on The International Documentary Association (IDA) award-winning Netflix series ‘My Love: Six Stories of True Love’, which was filmed in six different countries and was named among the best of 2021 by IndieWire. She was accepted onto the WIF Mentoring Program and Film Independent’s prestigious nine month fellowship, Project Involve ‘21 which champions emerging filmmakers. During the program she produced two short films, ‘The Mason Ring’ which premiered at the Academy qualifying Pan African Film Festival ‘22 and ‘All I Ever Wanted’ a LGBTQ+ coming of age love story.
Other work includes Our Sister the BFI NETWORK funded short ‘Our Sister’ directed by Rosie Westhoff which premiered at BFI’s London Film Festival, won ‘Best British Short Film’ at the Academy & BAFTA qualifying Leeds International Film Festival. Alfred P. Sloan Foundation-supported pilot, ‘Distemper’, which tells the true story of pathologist and LGBTQ+ icon Dr. Louise Pearce in the early 1900s.
Fiona is currently developing a slate of projects including ‘How To Be’ a YA television series supported by the BFI Young Audiences Content Fund.
Rosie joined Adapted as a Creative Director in 2020 after working with Fiona on their BFI Network short film Our Sister. As a director Rosie’s short films have been selected for festivals around the world, including London Film Festival, Edinburgh International Film Festival, Aesthetica, TIFF Kids, BFI Flare, LSFF, HollyShorts, and Underwire Festival.
In 2019 Rosie was nominated in the directing category at Underwire Festival for her work on the short film ‘Treacle’. Her short film ‘Our Sister’ was backed by BFI Network and the Tribeca Film Institute and premiered at LFF in 2019 and won best British short film at Leeds International Film Festival.
Rosie is an alumnus of the Torino Film Labs, with the YA series she is developing, with Adapted Pictures ‘How To Be’.
Most recently she directed an Episode of BBC’s ‘Sparks’ series, for Studio 71 titled ‘The Main Part’.
Rosie is represented as a director by Jessica Cooper at Curtis Brown.
Funded by BFI NETWORK,
Tribeca Film Institute Pond5, Studio 71 UK
Supported by Genera Films
Director Rosie Westhoff
Producer Fiona Hardingham
Written by Josephine Brown & Bradley Innes Wilson
Starring Achanti Palmer, Lauren Corah,
John McCrea, and Demi Goodman