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The Business of Film 27 September 2012

Screen South, Maidstone Studios, The Peter Jones Academy, Amersham and Wycombe College, and the North Sea Screen Partnership Supported by Creative Skillset Present ‘The Business of Film’, 1 day, 4 panels, 12 Top Industry panelists followed by networking drinks.

27th September 2012

Topic & Format

The topic for the days discussion is ‘The Film Business and the Business of Film’ Each of the four different industry panels each discuss their various views and experiences as well as answering your direct questions as the entire day we will be using a ‘Question Time’ format so you get to ask relevant questions.

Screen South MD Jo Nolan will be your moderator for the day.

The Guest Panels

One day, four panels, 12 top industry panelists followed by networking drinks. The panelists represent: National Film Funds, Private Investors, Producers, Sales Agents, Distributors Exhibition (Cinemas), Lawyers, Exec Producers and Line Producers.

Top film industry panelists confirmed includes:

Chris Collins (Senior Head or Production and Development at the BFI) Chris Moll (Head of Talent Development- Creative England), Gavin Poolman (Digital Start-up and Film Investor), David Nicholas Wilkinson (CEO Guerilla films and Chairman Distrify), Gary Philips (Joint CEO Moviehouse), Johanna Blair (City Screen – Picturehouse Cinemas Virtual Manager and Senior Programmer), Margaret Matheson (The Fold, Sid & Nancy, Skin, Shell) Kate Ogborn (The Deep Blue Sea, Bronson, This is England) Nicki Parfitt (Partner Lee & Thompson), Nigel Goldsack (King Lear, GreyFriars Bobby, The World is not enough) Paul Sarony (Mrs Brown, ShortFellas, Hysteria) Other guests TBC.


Screen South, Maidstone Studios and Creative Skillset are heavily subsidizing this day. Four live events in one day with networking drinks to finish in a studio is costing £180 per person. Because of the heavy subsidies the discounted cost of a ticket is only £30 per person for the entire day plus the drinks. There is also a group discount for 4 or more where the price will be £25 per person.

Seats are limited so first come first serve.

All bookings and payments will be taken through the eventbrite system.

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The Maidstone Studios where the Parking is free.Maidstone location and travel http://www.maidstonestudios.com/location.html

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