Ida Thomasdotter

Author

Autumn filming

Autumn filming
As The Great Wave is looming closer, it's crunch time for us in the Filmmaker In Residency programme. I'm dividing...

Creating ripples

Creating ripples
It never rains but it pours! Emerging from lockdown, I went from having very little to do but potter around...

“Get those cookies”

“Get those cookies”
Still in lockdown, dividing my time between portfolio building, networking, creative collaboration and kitten training --   YES. I got...

Lockdown News

Lockdown News
I spent two weeks visiting my family in Sweden at the beginning of March, regrouping and thinking about my future,...

My Projects for 2020

My Projects for 2020
I am currently sitting at the kitchen table in my parents house, the house I grew up in in Sweden,...

News

News
A while back I decided to start a mental health blog (between storms) to separate my mental health advocacy from...

Moods, relationships and novel manuscripts.

Moods, relationships and novel manuscripts.
My partner and I recently returned home after a mini getaway to the Lake District meant to recharge and inspire,...

Welcome to my TED talk.

Welcome to my TED talk.
I've been taking some Recovery College courses, one about understanding Bipolar Affective Disorder, which was I found very helpful, not...

Progress

Progress
In my last post I was at a crossroads. In the end, I decided on the path of continued struggle,...

End of summer

End of summer
The water has reached my ankles this morning I can feel it in my lungs already, even though it’s not...

Representation

Representation
After seeing Sasha Velour's live show Smoke & Mirrors at the O2 Empire last night, Tom and I were both...

“One day you’ll finish project”

“One day you’ll finish project”
It's become a running joke between my partner and myself, the fact that I keep having new ideas all the...

Just a short rant about misogyny in film and TV

Just a short rant about misogyny in film and TV
Lately I’m finding it more and more difficult to shrug off certain things, not just in my own life but...

Sex

Sex
A year and a half ago, I was at a massive networking event for writers and filmmakers in London. It...

Firsts and lasts

Firsts and lasts
Ever since I was about nine years old and became aware of the fleeting nature of life, I’ve been mentally...

Feeling good

Feeling good
Every fibre of my being tells me I can’t ask for anything that’ll make me feel good, because I don’t...

The creative journey continues…

The creative journey continues…
In the aftermath of London Screenwriters Festival, I've tried my hardest to keep up the momentum of networking and pitching....

London Screenwriters’ Festival 2017

London Screenwriters’ Festival 2017
I've just had three days of meeting other creatives, mainly writers (which in itself is a weird and exhilarating experience,...

Thought

Thought
The irony of being able to understand the most complex of human wiring and connect with people on a deeper...

Typography

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