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.

Non-Executive Director Cesca Eaton is an award-winning film maker with many years experience in British Television. Cesca has produced and directed for the BBC, ITV and Channel 4, creating documentaries for Cutting Edge, Dispatches and many other strands. She has worked as Executive Producer at Cineflex, Canada; as a Series Producer and Executive Producer in charge of the documentary output at BBC Birmingham, and spearheaded development at Films of Record. As a Series Producer, Producer and Director Cesca has created numerous programmes, winning an International Emmy Award for best arts programme in 2011 and Best Documentary at the Prague International Television Festival in 2013. Cesca’s most recent film is Cuckmere: a portrait, commissioned by the Brighton Festival in 2018. 

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 independent documentaries and programmes 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 and award-winning interactive games, 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 and subsequently worked as a producer for news and current affairs at the BBC World Service. In 2000 Vivienne set up award-winning New Media studio Eazyspeak, where she was managing director for 10 years. She now works as a senior coach and mentor, creating and delivering transformative coaching programmes  for international companies and organisations.