Caroline is the Co-Founder and Director of the Earl’s Court International Film Festival and Film Earl’s Court. A passionate advocate of the global short film scene, Caroline and the Film Earl’s Court team provide opportunities to emerging UK and International filmmakers by way of promotion, funding and co-production support.
Film and theatre production projects: Twelfth Night (2014), Much Ado About Nothing (2015); Executive Producer of the documentary short film Jan (2017), which was made at Asylum Link Merseyside; Executive Producer of Last Day of Summer (2017), winner at the 2018 YAA (Young Artist Award) in Los Angeles; Director and Executive Producer for the talking heads documentary Memories of Fr Bill Kirkpatrick (2018), which will be premiered alongside Scenes From The Life Of A Priest. Caroline was also the Executive Producer for another recent short film, For Rosie (2019), which was filmed in her native North West Liverpool region.
Awards: Caroline is the recipient of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Mayor’s Award for services to the community in Earl’s Court, particularly for her work supporting older people and the arts.
Career: A grass roots educator and mentor, Caroline Tod-Richardson is a graduate of City, University of London. She spent over twenty years working within the public sector. Caroline’s career started as a Play Specialist at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, and then, as a qualified teacher (PGCE), went on to teach at Newham College of Further Education and Charing Cross Hospital.
Charitable Trust: Caroline is the Founder of the Liverpool and London-based charity – The Caroline Tod Charitable Trust (2005). “It is an honour to have formed meaningful and supportive relationships over these past 15 years. The projects we focus on are in the Health, Welfare and Education sectors.” (registered Charity Number 1046157).