Rowenna is a debut Director/Producer from Burnley, Lancashire. Her first film, 'Goodnight, Friend', is a project born out of her personal experience with pet bereavement and a desire to highlight the effect losing a pet can have on people. Before becoming a filmmaker, Rowenna obtained a PhD in Sociology and spent several years working as a social researcher. Her research has covered numerous topics and taken her as far as Russia. She is a fluent Russian speaker. Whilst working on Goodnight, Friend, Rowenna has also been working on the forthcoming short documentaries, ‘Fracktured’ (as Producer), and ‘We Are All Migrants’ (as Director/Producer).