SHAPING THE FUTURE OF UK FILM
The Screen Film Summit will give a detailed analysis of the UK film industry coupled with expert opinion on how it will develop. With high profile speakers sharing insight into production, distribution, funding, talent and audience development this one day event will explore new trends and the opportunities they present across all areas of the industry.
Held in the heart of London’s West End, at Picturehouse Central, audiences will examine the issues at the forefront of today’s screen industry, debate the challenges that lie ahead, and network with the best of the British film industry.
The Screen Film Summit will feature expert filmmakers, marketers and distributors. Find out how they achieved their successes and ask them about their projects. Analysts and researchers will also be on hand to give you the most up-to-date box office figures and talk you through the trends they see in the future. Speakers confirmed include:
The Screen Film Summit will examine the most pressing issues facing the industry today. Producers, distributors and funders from the forefront of British film will discuss how best to meet the challenges and exploit the opportunities facing today’s film professionals. Themes for discussion will include:
Audience and box office statistics, trends and analysis
Lucy Jones, Executive Director, ComScore and David Hancock, Director, Film and Cinema, IHS
Two of the industry’s trend experts present invaluable insight into the current habits of UK film audiences as well as highlighting some leading trends in technology. Defining what this means for producers and distributors and how this new technology is impacting the box office?
Film and High end TV crossover – In Conversation with Andy Harries
Andy Harries, Chief Executive, Left Bank Pictures
BAFTA-winning and Oscar-nominated film and television producer Andy Harries has been behind many stand-out British productions of the last twenty years including The Queen, The Damned United, The Royal Family and most recently, the highly anticipated Netflix series, The Crown. He joins the summit to discuss his experience of working across high-end TV and film, and deliberates how directors and producers can engage with both sectors and the skills needed to do so.
Secrets of marketing successful movies
Chris Green, Head of Marketing, 20th Century Fox plus more speakers to be revealed
This session will explore the fine art of marketing movies and hears from three of the teams behind some of this year’s standout hits! Revealing how they fine-tuned their marketing campaigns to effectively target a massive audience and ensure their film was a success. Plus in hindsight what would they have done differently?
Accessing investment and private funding
Gary Collins, Managing Director, Red Rock Entertainment and Paul Brett, Director, Prescience Film and European Film Bonds
This session will focus on current trends in UK film finance and will see leading financial experts provide critical information and insight concerning private film financing opportunities and the latest emerging prospects to finance independent film projects.
Creative insight from next generation producers
Tristan Goligher, Producer, The Bureau and Faye Ward, Producer, Suffragette plus one final producer to be revealed!
Three of the UKs most exciting emerging producers take you on a journey behind the scenes of some of this year’s most highly-acclaimed films including 45 Years and Suffragette, to unpack their experiences, including what worked and what didn’t, how their individual collaborations with the director brought something unique to the production plus examining the challenges of getting the films made including budget breakdowns and funding splits.
SCREEN FILM SUMMIT 2015
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