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Standing On The Shoulders

12 EpisodesProduced by PearsonWebsite

Standing on the Shoulders is a podcast about giants. Not the kind you run into in fairytales...but the more metaphorical, inspirational kind - whose symbolic shoulders you can stand on to reach greater heights. Across each episode Aleks Krotoski chats to innovators and visionaries about what they’ve… read more


Anna Higgs

Aleks Krotoski talks to Facebook's Anna Higgs about finding your way up the rickety climbing frame to success in a creative field, why she was sneered at at film school, and about an inspirational movie giant who produced some of the most iconic movies ever made. 

Anna is a producer and executive working in the intersection between film and digital storytelling. Throughout her career she has worked across every realm of storytelling… Commercial, arthouse cinema, short-films, and innovative digital projects that accompany documentaries.

Today, she heads Facebook UK’s entertainment division, a role that has her collaborating with studios, broadcasters, publishers, record labels… and Elton John.

She’s also Deputy Chair of BAFTA’s Film Committee. 

For more information on Anna go to

And for more on Kathleen go to or as mentioned just check out her incredible filmography on IMDB.

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