Featured Speakers

Isabel Davis, head of international, BFI NEW SPEAKER

David Steele, head of the BFI's Research and Statistics Unit

Ben Roberts, Director, BFI Film Fund

Nik Bower, Ingenious

Joe Oppenheimer, commissioning executive, BBC Films NEW SPEAKER

Katherine Butler, deputy head of film, Film4 NEW SPEAKER

Paul Webster, producer, Shoebox Films NEW SPEAKER

Zygi Kamasa, Lionsgate UK

Chris Moll, head of film, Creative England NEW SPEAKER

Paul Reeve, Film Nation UK

Philip Knatchbull, CEO, Curzon Artificial Eye

Paul Gerhardt, director of education, BFI

Ian Lewis, head of Sky Movies NEW SPEAKER

Andrea Calderwood, Slate Films

David Garrett, Mister Smith Entertainment

Iain Smith, British Film Commission

Jonathan Olsberg, founder, Olsberg SPI

Noemi Ferrer Schwenk, international producer, Danish Film Institute NEW SPEAKER

Liz Rosenthal, Power to the Pixel

Anna Higgs, Film4.0

Damian Jones, producer, DJ Films

MJ Delaney, director, The Powder Room

Andy Green, COO, Distrify NEW SPEAKER


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Session Highlights

A statistical overview of where the UK sits in the world market. Just how global is the UK's reach?

A look at the changing models of UK film finance, public funding and what is available at all budget levels.

What are the opportunities for UK film-makers in the International market and how can they make the most of them?

Panellists examine the changing face of today's audience and how exhibition and distribution can rise to the challenge of the digital world.

A focus on the convergence of media across TV, gaming and mobile platforms, and how the film-industry can learn from other industries.


Message from the editor

Screen International is relaunching its Film Summit for the first time in three years because of industry demand for the UK's top film industry experts to come together and confront the challenges facing them today and look ahead to industry changes in coming years.

There will be more than 200 high-level delegates in the audience, working across producing, directing, screenwriting, distribution, exhibition, finance, sales and more industry sectors.

Topics of discussion will include public funding in the UK, the future of distribution and exhibition, new and changing models of UK film finance, and UK producers talking about 'the state of the nation.'

The event will also include networking coffee breaks, lunch and drinks. The full list of our 2013 speakers will be announced over the next few weeks.

Wendy Mitchell, Editor, Screen International |


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