As part of the Film Connections Programme, there will be Film Industry Workshops covering the following topics;
Film Festival Success: Developing Your Festival Strategy | Nadia Denton
As an independent filmmaker, how can you engage with film festivals to maximize the potential of your film and enhance your career? Which are the best festivals to submit your film to and how can you ensure that your content attracts the attention of the festival curator and stand out in the programme? During this workshop you will learn how to use the festival circuit to your best advantage and create a festival strategy that ensures your work is seen by audiences all over the world.
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Recording Sound in Documentary Film | Steve Whitford
The workshop will demonstrate field sound recording techniques and approaches within the filming of a BBC documentary series, using illustrative film clips.
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Production for Television| Lucy Brown and Alex Lichtensels
The workshop will explain the elements of producing for Television.
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
My story, Their Money: Packaging and Pitching African stories to the Global Film Market | Victoria Thomas
How do you remain authentic to your voice and attract funding and partners for your film? A practical workshop on navigating the international space to raise funding for films set in Sub-Saharan Africa and authored by filmmakers of African origin.
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.