Wayward Women is a young company led by old hands. We make cinematic documentaries produced by women with wrinkles. Our films explore nuanced, intimate stories that embody big themes and inspire reflection on our complex and beautiful world.

Company Director Adam Duncan is an experienced script writer and producer who has worked with the BBC, Channel 4 and a number of overseas broadcasters. In 1991 he set up his own production company making dramas, documentaries, commercials and educational programmes and filming in the UK, US, Ghana, Vietnam and Brazil. Adam developed a training programme for young film-makers in Ghana and, with expertise in non-linear story telling, education and cross-cultural issues, creates interactive materials for organisations in the UK and abroad including, most recently, Amnesty International. Adam is not a women but if he was, he would be wayward.

Company Director Miriam Day trained as a fiction director at the UK’s National Film and Television School and worked as a script editor before moving into non-fiction films. She has produced and directed documentaries in Cuba, the UK, USA, Ireland and Iraq, while also working as a freelance radio journalist. It was Miriam who tipped off British journalists about the infamous ‘dodgy dossier’ story prior to the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Her experience filming with families in Baghdad was used as the basis for her novel, Haneen. After a decade as Creative Director at an animation studio making non-linear stories, Miriam returned to film making  in 2016. Her documentary A Wedding in Havana was screened as part of a Cuban retrospective at the Borderlines Festival in 2017.

Non-Executive Director Vivienne Ladommatou covered the Lebanese Civil war as a radio and television journalist for Voice of America, ABC Australia and CBC Canada. Vivienne was Head of Television News and Current Affairs for Sigma TV Cyprus, worked as a producer for news and current affairs at the BBC World Service, and was Managing Director of New Media studio Eazyspeak for 10 years. She now works as a senior coach and mentor, creating programmes on communication and values for a international companies and organisations.