Speakers will include experienced film producers and funding experts who will all share their unique perspective on the best way to fund a film.
This full day event will include 6 hours packed with talks, seminars, discussions and opportunities for networking.
Sessions will include full seminars, special guest talks and panel discussions. Look through the confirmed list of speakers and talks below!
With a dedicated networking slot this will be a great opportunity to gain new contacts, discuss future collaborations and explore new partnerships.
LIST OF TOPICS
Through a series of hyper-focused seminars, interviews and panel discussions over 10 speakers with varying experiences will discuss the many ways to fund both feature and short films.
Topics will include:
FINDING YOUR CAREER PATH:
We will begin the day with an introduction to the film industry and discuss the best ways to find your own unique career path. We'll outline the variety of sectors and jobs within the film industry to help you decide which one might be the best for you.
FINDING AN AGENT:
Whether you're an actor, director or camera operator, if you want to have a steady stream of jobs as a freelancer an agent can really help. We will hold talks with both freelancers and agents to show how the relationship works, how to find an agent and how to make sure that you get the most out of that relationship.
CLIENT ACQUISITION & FINDING FREELANCE WORK
Learn the ins and outs of how to find a consistent stream of clients to support your freelance career. We'll discuss how successful freelancers build their client data base and how you can do the same!
FINDING FULL TIME WORK
Freelancing is not for everyone. Constantly looking for your next job can get exhausting and some filmmakers prefer a full time job in the industry. We will discuss what kind of full time jobs exist, what you can expect and how to find and apply for them to maximise your chance getting employed.
CREATING THE PERFECT CV & PORTFOLIO
Whether you're a freelancer or looking for a full time job you will need a CV and portfolio. We will talk through what each of those should contain and how they should be presented depending on what kind of job you're applying for.
The Comedy Store
1a Oxendon Street, London, SW1Y 4EE
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