The EEFF 2013 Industry Programme will be announced on the 16th of May 2013. Please check back here at that time for more details. For details of the EEFF 2012 Industry Programme, please see below.
WEDNESDAY 4 JULY 2012
Have you ever considered producing a film as a European co-production? MEDIA Desk UK and guests will offer some hints on where to start, how to approach potential partners and how to learn to navigate the complex landscape of different sources of finance on the continent. www.mediadeskuk.eu
The EEFF welcomes three contemporary filmmakers whose compelling documentaries bring burning issues to audiences’ attention. But is raising awareness a justification for any amount of access into the lives of potentially vulnerable people, and what responsibilities do filmmakers have when embarking on a project, both to society at large and towards their subjects? Exploring the line between lending exposure to a subject and respecting the boundaries of exploitation, this will be an in depth exploration of where the line lies in the world of nonfiction filmmaking.
Script Readers are crucial to the film
industry, and their assessment process is
crucial information to all screenwriters.
Having pioneered the first training for
readers Lucy Scher, director of
The Script Factory is coming to
talk about reading, writing and the
art and industry of screenplays.
It’s getting increasingly difficult to find funding for documentaries and so filmmakers are having to be increasingly resourceful. Drawing on interviews with funders and buyers from around the world this session takes you on a whistle stop tour through ten different types of funding and reveals what the buyers are really looking for in a project. (Hint: it’s not the idea…)
Charting the summer release of
documentary Ping Pong (www.
present an engaging route map
of new distribution methods and
outreach opportunities for UK docs.
OPEN TO NON-PASS HOLDERS - TICKETS FREE
Join Doc Heads for their Bi-monthly
networking and screening, that brings
together professional documentary
filmmakers, shows their films, gives
them a drink and gets them to talk.
Formed in 2009 as a means to get all
our filmmaking friends together, and
increase collaboration between them,
it has rapidly expanded to include a
host of interesting and talented people
from the Documentary world.
Screenings will begin at 8pm.
By Andrew Lang (5 mins)
By Tom Shrapnel (15 mins)
Oil & Water
By Gemma Atkinson &
Fred Grace (10 mins)
By Afarin Eghbal (9 mins)
By Andrew Hinton (10 mins)
My Name is Feker
By Orlando von Einsiedel (12 mins)
THURSDAY 5 JULY
The international film festival circuit
remains a proven platform for the
distribution of your film. But how
do you maximise its potential in the
highly competitive field and are film
festivals the only option when it comes
to propelling your career forward as
a filmmaker? British Council answer
these question alongside some of the
industries top festival professionals.
In this hour long event, VODO’s Jamie
King will discuss new distribution
opportunities for filmmakers, the
benefits of free sharing, and reaching
massive P2P audiences online.
The Internet is changing everything.
James Mullighan (Ex Chief of Shooting
People and Edinburgh International
Film Festival) helps you navigate the
rapidly evolving digital landscape by
examining case studies and the many
funding, crowd-sourcing, production,
marketing, audience-engagement, and
distribution tools available to storytellers.
Join Four Corners as they discuss
workflow issues for digital film from
pre-production to post-production.
This workshop will include shooting on
different formats, the role of the camera
department and the DIT, capturing
and storing image data and deliverables
for different output platforms.
OPEN TO NON-PASS HOLDERS, TICKETS £3
Are you a young filmmaker looking
for some advice for your next project?
Want to meet other like-minded people
your age in the industry? If so, why not
join us for an evening of networking
with emerging talent from some of
the UK’s major youth organisations.
Book tickets at wegottickets.com/eeff
Pay on the door on the night.
OPEN TO NON-PASS HOLDERS, TICKETS £6
In this hour long talk, some of the
industry’s best new breakthrough
talents across the departments share
their journeys so far. And, having only
just been where you are, they’ll offer
tips, secrets and friendly advice to help
you move forward in your career
This will be followed by all-crafts
networking drinks supported by
BFI, BAFTA and Skillset Craft
and Technical Skills Academy.
Pay in advance at wegottickets.com/eeff
or on the door on the night.
FRIDAY 6 JULY
Join BBC Films, Film 4, BFI Film
Fund and Film London as they
discuss how development is essential
to creating a sustainable UK ﬁlm
industry; one that can compete
on an international platform.
In this session a selection of music
industry veterans, music supervisors
and film composers will cover all
aspects of the use of music in films;
from engaging writers to create
your film score, to licensing music
rights and releasing soundtracks.
Why and when should you get an agent
and how do you manage your agent
relationship once you have found one?
Sara from Sara Putt Associates will
discuss how finding a great agent can
be invaluable in navigating your way
through the freelance jobs market.
A project – based lab for 5 filmmakers
with a current feature project. Selected
teams will present their project to
a panel of experts including a sales
agent, distributor, financier, script
developer and a social media expert.
They will receive feedback on how
best to take their film to market.
Space is limited to five attendees.
with ‘Project Development Labs
2012’ in the subject line.
Join the Strawberry Fields film-making
team in conversation with Film London
Microwave as they discuss the process
of releasing Strawberry Fields through
the Soda Pictures successful New
British Cinema Quarterly. Covering
everything from the marketing and
release strategies to poster and trailer
design, to liaising with exhibitors.
This session will give real insight into
collaborating with distributors for
the first time and what to consider
when releasing a low-budget film.
New British Cinema Quarterly in
association with the East End Film
Festival invite you to a networking event
where you’ll have the opportunity to
meet new contacts as well as catch up
with old ones. This informal networking
session could be the perfect opportunity
to get your project up and running.
We look forward to seeing you there.
OPEN TO NON-PASS HOLDERS
TICKETS £10 / VIP TICKETS £20
The EEFF are delighted to take Moon as the industry programme’s Closing Night Case Study, using an in-depth session to unpack the inner workings of a major British production to explore how the individual roles of a film’s Executive Producer Trevor Beattie and VFX Supervisor Gavin Rothery and more come together to create a distinctive and successful British film. Continuing the celebration of Moon, The Jack and Ada Beattie Foundation invite you to an exciting evening of networking drinks and performances as well as an exciting performance from the Chivaree Circus and a space themed soundtrack hosted by DJ Tony Stevenson.
Pay in advance at wegottickets.com/eeff
or on the door on the night.
Running throughout the three days
The Brickhouse, 152c Brick Lane, London E1 6RU 6.30pm–7.00pm
LIMITED TO 30 PEOPLE
A unique chance for The East End Film Festival’s Industry Delegates to take part in an intimate workshop with the UK’s leading contemporary filmmakers and top industry professionals. These half-hour discussions will explore the transition of established British director’s Dexter Fletcher and Asif Kapadia from their first to their second features; from the success of the debuts to the expectations and difficulties that come with getting an often more ambitious follow up off the ground. In addition, EEFF welcome Adrian Wootton, Chief Executive of Film London to discuss his career in the British Film Industry; from Director of London Film Festival to contributor of The Guardian and Sight & Sound.
Wednesday, 4 July – Asif Kapadia
Thursday, 5 July – Adrian Wootton
Friday, 6 July – Dexter Fletcher
The Brickhouse, 152c Brick Lane, London E1 6RU
Drop in to our Industry Tech Room where our sponsors SAE Institute London will be on hand to help for the entire 3 days and answer your technical questions.
At SAE Institute London, you will find inspiring tutors and lecturers together with unrivalled facilities dedicated to creative students coming from all over the world. london.sae.edu