Emerging Filmmakers Day
Suitable for: Anyone interested in film and film-making
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"UK Jewish Film" as part of its annual film festival is organizing a full day of professional workshops, training and networking sessions.
Come to gain new knowledge on film-making and be inspired by such industry professionals as the 6 Academy Award winner Tim Bevan and the founder of Polygram Filmed Entertainment - Michael Kuhn!
The programme includes:
10.45-11.45 How to Pitch a Doc?
One of the UK's top pitching trainers, Christina Brurnett of Wide Eye Pictures, reveals her top tips on pitching documentary ideas.
12.00-13.30 Mini Meetmarket
An amazing opportunity to get feedback and advice from established executive producers.
12.00-13.30 Israeli Doc Showcase
Emerging directors present their documentary projects with clips and an open discussion afterwards.
14.30-15.30 Life’s A Pitch
Top UK commissioners will explain how to get your treatment, script or project green lit. They will also reveal their own hits and flops.
15.30-16.30 Networking Drinks
Network with filmmakers and decision-makers in the relaxed surroundings of the Film Museum’s Cellar Club.
16.00-17.45 Tim Bevan In Conversation with Michael Kuhn
Unique opportunity to meet and hear two of the UK’s leading film producers in discussion about their careers and the UK film industry.
Tim Bevan is the Co-Chairman of Working Title Films and with partner Eric Fellner. Together they have made more than 70 films that have grossed over $5 billion worldwide. They have won 6 Academy Awards, 26 BAFTA Awards and numerous prestigious prizes at the Cannes and Berlin Film Festivals.
Michael Kuhn set up Polygram Filmed Entertainment in 1991, which made and distributed over 100 feature films including Dead Man Walking, Notting Hill and Trainspotting. He set up Qwerty Films in 1999, producing I Heart Huckabees, Kinsey and The Duchess.
A fantastic showcase to screen your short film or a clip for fellow filmmakers and industry insiders.
Followed by party and DJ at Film Museum
Tickets can be purchased for the whole day (£25 / £20 concessions) or to individual sessions (£10 / £8 concessions) via the festival tickets page.