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VR ARENA

VR Arena PlayUKPlayUK New British Film Festival in Belgrade is introducing VR program selected from some of the most traveled and known VR creative projects in the past year. Festival visitors will be able to schedule their virtual reality experiences and join Gallery PodRoom screening of Notes on Blindness VR, Hidden Cities: Dublin in the Dark, Easter Rising: Voice of A Rebel, No Small Talk and Daydreaming with Kubrick.

For complete list of projects featured in VR ARENA and booking please visit page in Serbian here.

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PLAY UK INDUSTRY SIDEBAR EVENTS

Third edition of the New British Film Festival invites film professionals from UK and Serbia for a series of panels, presentations and networking opportunities through a INDUSTRY SIDEBAR program. British Council and Serbia Film Commission are bringing projects and film professionals to present and discuss topics such as script development, co-productions, marketing and distribution of independent and low budget films, all the way to tech influences in storytelling and development of VR projects and immersive technologies. Besides panels and sharing experiences festival guests and attendees will have opportunities for networking and discuss their own project ideas between UK and Serbia.

All panels and presentations will be conducted in English. Attendance is open to professionals, students and film connoisseur with previous registration on THIS LINK.

For more information please contact Serbia Film Commission at info@filminserbia.com

PROGRAM

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17th – Cinema Hall DKCB

11.00h – 13.00h LOST AND FOUND: SCRIPT DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP - Paul Fraser

Paul Fraizer Script Workshop

Paul Fraser is a writer, director and a “script doctor”. He wrote scripts for the movies A Room for Romeo Brass, 24/7, Heartlands, Somers Town and collaborates regularly with The Script Factory and the Arvon Foundation as well as reading and advising screenwriters on a one to one basis – offering script reports and mentoring over a number of drafts. The workshop will offer tools and techniques to question and edit your script. The session will also explore how to find and generate story ideas as well as provide an insight into the mechanics of the industry. Followed by Q&A session.

 

 

14.00h - 15.20h WHY DO WE MAKE MOVIES? DO FILMS MATTER? Lecture by Mike Downey

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In this talk for the British Council, prolific film producer and Deputy Chairman of the European Film Academy Mike Downey will share with us his thoughts on 2017 and can we see beyond film as mere entertainment and practice it as a true calling. Regular expert in Sarajevo, Zagreb, Motovun, Pula and other regional festivals Mike’s producing experience spans over 50 feature films including Srdjan Dragojevic’s Parada.

 

  

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18th – Gallery Artget (Ist floor DKCB)

11.00h – 13.00h PRODUCING IN UK PANEL - Caroline Cooper Charles (Universal Spirits), Sophie Venner (Venner Films)

Caroline works with emerging writing and directing talent at her production company, Universal Spirits. Among many projects she well-known for her works for The Incident. As well, Caroline was head of Creative England’s Film Enterprise Fund, investing £2m to support the growth and sustainability of film businesses outside London. Sophie Venner who produced BAFTA winning short film Room 8 UK will share her views on the state of the co-productions in Europe and UK today.

14.00h - 15.30h MARKETING AND DISTRIBUTION OF LOW BUDGET/INDEPENDENT FILMS by Mia Bays (Missing in Action)

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Mia and her company Missing in Action have been advising and working with more than 50 features, launching careers and producing across film and docs for over two decades. Her lectures and trainings are always very popular among professionals due to valuable tools and strategies Mia shares with attendants. In addition Mia is running Birds Eye View platform for advocacy of female perspective in film industry which makes her workshops even more interesting and insightful.

 

15.30h – 17.00h WHAT ARE THE SALES AGENTS SAYING? By Yana Georgieva (Bankside Films)

Yana Georgieva will introduce the sales perspective of film and how sales agents make decisions when considering a project. Georgieva will present insight into Bankside Films latest Line up of projects and the logic behind every film they work with. The presentation will also showcase examples of films “Belle” and “War on Everyone”  from first pitch to global distribution that turned to be success and breakthrough for new talents.

SUNDAY, February 19th

11.00h – 12.30h – VR: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES by Catherine Allen

Catherine is an independent digital media producer. Her work is all about creating breath-taking, immersive experiences for audiences, where they learn something new or get a glimpse of life from a different perspective. This can be through apps, virtual reality, video, location based media, binaural audio, live experiences or a mixture of all of these mediums. She has worked with Siemens, the RSC, Disney, The Science Museum and most notably the BBC where she produced first VR interview No Small Talk (part of the festival’s VR Arena).

13.30h – 14.45h ABANDON NORMAL DEVICES – Gabrielle Jenks

Director of Abandon Normal Devices Gabrielle Jenks was previously at FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) and is a creative producer and film programmer interested in interdisciplinary practice. An advocate for the role of festivals in supporting emerging talent and practice she has over 10 years of curating and programming work for a number of diverse organizations like the Tate, Liverpool Biennial, Google, Siemens and the BBC. She is executive producer of feature films by Gillian Wearing and AL&Al and has worked extensively with internationally established artists like Eva and Franco Mattes, the Yes Men, Oneohtrix Point Never and Rafael Lozano Hemmer. Festival takes place biennially, occurring in a new location every two years, making it the UK’s only roaming digital festival. 

15.00h – 16.15h HAPPY FINISH: FROM VFX to VR – James Mossahebi

Happy Finish is a renowned production studio and agency offering cross-platform creative production services in virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR). Their success in interactive content for leading global brands, agencies and creative made them one of the world's most impressive portfolios. Happy Finish pairs some of the world’s most talented artists with developers working at the forefront of real-time graphics, allowing them to create immersive creative content that has never before been possible. James is VR Director & DOP at Happy Finish, producing VR content for leading brands and agencies around the world.

To register your attendance at the Industry Sidebar simply select panels and sessions you want to attend below.

Complete list of film program NEW BRITISH FILM FESTIVAL

 

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Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling course

movie magic SERBIA FILM COMMISSION BRINGS TO BELGRADE MOVIE MAGIC BUDGETING AND SCHEDULING COURSE

When: 26th - 29th September 2016. 

Where: Serbia Film Commission, Vlajkoviceva 18, Belgrade, Serbia 

Lecturer: Rebecca Knapp

Working language: English. Number of participants limited.

*Please test your personal laptops with installed Movie Magic software prior to training! Compatible versions: Scheduling 6 and Budgeting 6 and 7

Budgeting and Scheduling is a crucial part of the filmmaking process, both for raising the money and for managing your shoot. This course is designed to guide you through the process, so that you get it right and you don’t run out of money and time. The course is combining lecture, practical demonstrations, group tutorials and one-to-one tuition, incorporating valuable advice from an international producer's point of view.

rebecca knapp Rebecca Knapp is an award-winning producer who has worked in film and television production on programmes ranging from drama to documentary to entertainment for over ten years, working across Europe, Africa, Canada and the USA through her production company Braveheart Films. Rebecca has been lecturing in film production for past ten years, most recently at Met Film School MA studies, on subjects such as business and financial planning, budgeting and scheduling, international coproduction, short and feature film production, contracts and negotiations, setting up and running a production company, pitching, writing a successful funding application and film marketing.

 

Who Should Attend

  • Learning freelancers with a specific interest in Scheduling & Budgeting a project – Second/Third Assistant Directors wanting to move up to First Assistant Directors, Production Co-ordinators looking to move up to Production Managers, First Assistant Directors/Production Managers/Line Producers/Producers looking to further their skills and increase their employability
  • Filmmakers - Anyone who is thinking of producing a feature film
  • Emerging filmmakers – Directors and Producers looking to further their skill

Outcomes

  • Ability to schedule a film using basic techniques, import a script from final draft into MM Scheduling, in-putting data into Movie Magic Scheduling, and schedule a film using all this skills in Movie Magic Scheduling.
  • Ability to budget a film using basic techniques, in-putting data into Movie Magic Budgeting and budget a film using all this skills in Movie Magic Budgeting

Course Objectives

  • By the end of the course the participant will be able to schedule and budget a project for both raising film finance and to efficiently manage the shoot.

DON'T MISS THE OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY

Deadline: September 17th, 2016

Regular price:

4 day course 26-29.09. 520 eur + VAT

Scheduling 26-27.09. 310 eur + VAT

Budgeting 28-29.09 350 eur + VAT

SFC members price:

4 day course 26-29.09 460 eur + VAT

Scheduling 26-27.09.  250 eur + VAT

Budgeting 28-29.09. 290 eur + VAT

Registration and additional assistance - info@filminserbia.com or +381 11 3230581

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Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling course

SERBIA FILM COMMISSION BRINGS TO BELGRADE MOVIE MAGIC BUDGETING AND SCHEDULING COURSEWhen: 26th - 29th September 201...

Industry encounters program successfully completed

film&chips, industry encountersSerbia Film Commission, British Council and the Yugoslav Film Archive within new British film festival "Film and Chips" organized an educational program Industry encounters, with a focus on visual effects, virtual reality and technological innovation in the field of audiovisual arts, marketing and distribution.

Educational program called "Industry encounters" was attended by over 30 professionals from the film industry that arrived from Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Israel and many countries in Eastern Europe just to participate in the program. More than 50 domestic visitors had the opportunity to connect with their foreign colleagues, exchange experience and establish a network of potential collaborators.

Industry encounters

The festival started with lecture "Thinking bigger, taking risks," by Mike McGee, co-founder of Framestore studios, an Oscar winner for special effects for the movie "Gravity". The topic was based on the presentation of detailed work on a film with a "live twitter commentary" during special screening in Belgrade Youth Centre. The first day of "Industry encounters"program began with special workshop on new platforms that play a key role for future development of the content and technical aspects of different platforms to better attract the audience. The second workshop subject was development of virtual reality in the past 5 years, cross-platform and incorporation kinaesthetic / multi-sensory effects in storytelling. The program was finished with representatives from Macedonian and Serbian studios who discussed about the artistic aspects of international projects on which they collaborated and the potential of this region for VFX studio development.

recruitment eventThe biggest impression for the first day program was Recruitment event that was organized in Serbia for the first time. Professionals specialized in visual effects had an opportunity to present their showreels and working experience during individual meetings with Framestore studios HR leader and make themselves an opportunity for potential cooperation with this company.

The second day  was devoted to marketing and distribution, and a team of experts from the Event Cinema Association held a conference regarding innovative cinema content, ie cinema broadcasts of theater and cultural events, which was followed by a lecture about Usher innovative application for booking and buying cinema tickets, which improves performance, reduces costs, helps in collecting and analyzing an audience data, as well as in attracting audience.

"The Cube" demonstration was most attractive event for the visitors on the second day. It was one on one interaction with performer Simon Wilkinson, where visitors had an opportunity to realize their own performance in virtual reality.

industry encountersThe second new British film festival "Film and Chips" is successfully completed. British Council and Serbia Film Commission will continue cooperation through educational program, working on film proffessionals skills improvement and building knowledge transfer and networking.

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Storyboard workshop

 

storyboard workshop luxmedia Storyboard plays very important role in film production because it detaily provides a visual layout and effectively describes most of the technical details that will be used during shooting.

After completing storyboard workshop, participants were introduced to the role of the storyboard in film. They gained a skill that is necessary for cooperation with directors, producers and other important collaborators in the preparation of a feature film. They also improved visualization of the scene and learned about all film sectors roles that affect on development of storyboard.

The storyboard workshop was attended by 11 young artists, set designers and graphic designers who have adwanced drawing skills and also have an ambition to upgrade their knowledge and prepare themselves for work in film and TV industry.

Storyboard workshop lecturers:

Kristijan Hranisavljević is illustrator, animator and storyboard artist. He participated in development of numerous short films, animated series, feature films and commercials. He started as a team member in animation studio and now he works as freelance artist. He cooperates with a lot of authors and production companies in Europe, North America, Australia, North Africa and Southwest Asia.

Milutin Petrović is director and film professor. he is well known professionalist with great experience in television, advertising and film field. In the last ten years teaches at art schools in Belgrade. Last year he published a book „52 great film weekends“ with film essays. His feature films are filmovi  "Zemlja istine ljubavi i slobode", "Jug jugoistok", "Agi i Ema".

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Storyboard workshop

 Storyboard plays very important role in film production because it detaily provides a visual layout and effectively describes most of the technical details that will be used during shooting.Afte...

Workshop for screenwriters “From the script to the film”

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Main motive of the workshop for screenwriters “From the script to the film” is to help young writers in upgrading experience, promoting finished scripts and working with producers.

Workshop program:

- script and scriptwriting ideas, placement on domestic and foreign markets
- pitching at international platforms
- script development calls
- impact of production on script’s journey to its final point – the film
- practical work: pitching training to the commission

The workshop was attended by 7 screenwriters. They learned how to prepare their scripts for presenting them, on the best way, to producers in order to bring them to the big screen.

About lecturer:

Srđan Koljević is screenwriter, film director, professor at the Faculty of Drama Arts in Belgrade and lecturer at the European film workshops. He was screenwriter or co-screenwriter on 14 film (6 coproductions and 3 foreign productions) – among other films there were “Krugovi”, “Klopka”, “Ljubav i drugi zločini”. He is multi awarded and one of the most active screenwriter in region, as well as winner of several European awards. He directed his screenplays “Sivi kamion crvene boje”, “Žena sa slomljenim nosem” and “Branio sam Mladu Bosnu”.

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Workshop for screenwriters “From the script to the film”

 Main motive of the workshop for screenwriters “From the script to the film” is to help young writers in upgrading experience, promoting finished scripts and working with producers.Workshop...

Training for production coordinators

Training for production coordinators was the program for experienced producers and coordinators who wanted to get their knowledge on higher level.

Production coordinators program:

- production coordinator role and responsibilities regarding English and American production
- pre-production preparations
- script breakdown with an overview of scheduling and budgeting fundamentals
- contracts and legal issues for Production Coordinators
- production paperwork including Progress Reporting

production coordinators luxmedia Participants learned the differences between coordination on set and in production office. They learned about role of production coordinator at international film projects, about international production standards and enhance already gained experience by working with professional lecturer. What is most important is that they prepared themselves for work on large projects.

On training attended 8 organizers, executive producers and coordinators who have experience in film production and who wanted to get their knowledge on higher level.

 

About lecturer:

Linda Fraser is a freelance drama Production Coordinator with 15 years industry experience in the UK on feature films and television drama productions. Linda is also an experienced trainer and currently delivers Production training for a range of organisations including the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Screen Academy Scotland and BECTU the UK’s film and television Trade Union.

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Training for production coordinators

Training for production coordinators was the program for experienced producers and coordinators who wanted to get their knowledge on higher level.Production coordinators program:- production coordina...

Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling training

budgeting and scheduling training luxmedia Budgeting and Scheduling is a crucial part of the film making process, both for raising the money and for managing your shoot.  This course is designed to guide you through the process, so that you get it right and you don’t run out of money and time. The course was a combining lecture, practical demonstrations using computer projection, group tutorials and one-to-one tuition, incorporating valuable advice from a professional producer's point of view.

At the end of 4 day training 10 participants learned to use all Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling software techniques and tools, which will enable them efficiency and precision in work, as well as control over shooting process.

 

Budgeting and Scheduling training lecturer:

Rebecca Knapp is an award-winning producer who has worked in film and television production on programmes ranging from drama to documentary to entertainment for over ten years, working across Europe, Africa, Canada and the USA. She has also worked as a line producer/production manager of television drama, documentaries and multi million dollar budget feature films. Rebecca has been lecturing in film production for past ten years on subjects such as business and financial planning, budgeting and scheduling, international coproduction, short and feature film production, contracts and negotiations, setting up and running a production company, pitching, writing a successful funding application and film marketing.

 

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Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling training

Budgeting and Scheduling is a crucial part of the film making process, both for raising the money and for managing your shoot.  This course is designed to guide you through the process, so that you g...

Selling, marketing and distributing film workshop – Summerize

Selling, marketing andselling, marketing & distributing film workshop luxmedia distributing film is imperative to know if you're an  filmmaker today.

Filmmaking is big challenge, but convincing audience to choose to watch your film in the ocean of other choices is much bigger. Therefore Serbia Film Commission organized workshop that demystified essential tools that will help participants to deal with that challenge.

Selling, marketing and distributing film workshop attended 10 participants who learned how to define and reach audience, deal with exhibitors and distributors and make high quality marketing and PR strategy.

 

 

Selling, marketing and distributing film workshop program was:

- Box office, trends, events

What does the world look like now for film?
- Defining your audience
- How international works

Sales, Festivals, Deals
- Marketing and PR essentials

For before and during production
- Distribution strategies

Dealing with exhibitors, release strategy and marketing/PR essentials, reading box office numbers
- Essential PR and social Media strategies in film
- Case study srceening
- Work on your own project

 About lecturer:

MIA BAYS is an Oscar winning, twice BAFTA nominated creative producer working across fiction and docs, with a proven track record of launching careers with over 24 years experience in film on over 50 features. Mia works in both production as well as sales marketing and distribution strategist roles for her company Missing In Action Films.

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Selling, marketing and distributing film workshop – Summerize

Selling, marketing and distributing film is imperative to know if you're an  filmmaker today.Filmmaking is big challenge, but convincing audience to choose to watch your film in the ocean of other ch...

Workshop and two master classes within the film festival “Film&Chips”

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As part of New British film festival “Film&Chips” Serbia Film Commission continued its Mini film academy by organizing two master classes and one workshop.

Location manager workshop

Participants of location manager workshop were 10 location managers, set designer and architects who were together with lecturer actively involved in finding film locations for project. They were elaborating a script, preparing and analyzing potential location and did location scouting with well known British location manager Nick Daubeny and set designer Michael Carlin.

About lecturer:

Nick Daubeny is location manager from Great Britain, whose rich biography includes major titles such as "Inception", "Pacific", "Mission: Impossible III", "Coriolanus", etc. He is BAFTA awarded for outstanding contribution to British cinema.

Master class MICHAEL CARLIN: MY APPROACH TO FILM PRODUCTION DESIGN

 Michael Carlin, British set designer, shared his experience with more than 40 young set designers in working on the films "The Dutchess" (Oscar nomination for best production design 2009.), "The Last King of Scotland", "Two Faces of January" as well as on several other film and TV projects.

 Master class LAURA HASTINGS SMITH: HOW TO PRODUCE INDEPENDENT FILMS

 Laura Hastings Smith is produced “X+Y”, a film that opened this year’s New British film festival “Film&Chips”. More than 40 participants visited Belgrade Youth Center to hear about great experience on famous Bitish producer who spoke about film production, emphasizing the realization of large film project “Hunger” by Steve McQueen.

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Workshop and two master classes within the film festival “Film&Chips”

Workshop and two master classes within the film festival “Film&Chips”

Workshop and two master classes within the film festival “Film&Chips”As part of New British film festival “Film&Chips” Serbia Film Commission continued its Mini film academy by organiz...

ICA courses for colorists

luxmedia 18-Z36CSerbia Film Commission in cooperation with International Colorist Academy brought original world renowned ICA courses to Belgrade.

Colorist Strategies is the most popular ICA class and is designed for industry professionals. It covers colorist theory and a detailed look at color tools and also suggests grading strategies, and session management techniques.

The course was especially useful for:

-new colorists (gives them a learning structure to follow)

-colorists who only know one system ( introduces them to other systems, how and why they are different)

-freelance and supervising colorists (expands their knowledge of workflow and technical specifications)

Reputable ICA certificates received 12 participants.

Advanced Color Design is a new practical workshop aimed at everyone involved in designing the look and style of a project.  The focus was on the principal elements of an image that clients of commercials, television and feature films all relate to; techniques cover skin, sky, products, mood and time of day as well as topics raised by the attendees. The goal was to manage these elements effectively and efficiently whilst maintaining the integrity of the project concepts and a color scheme.

Reputable ICA certificates received 9 participants.

About lecturer:

Kevin Shaw, ICA's founder, has been color grading for nearly 30 years, lives in England, and works all over the world. Prior to the software revolution he was a renowned telecine colorist, and worked with every model of the hardware da Vinci color correction systems up to and including the 2kPlus with Toolbox. He gained a BA (Hons) degree in Photography Film and Television in 1984, and worked as a stills photographer for a year, before finding his way into post-production.

 

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ICA courses for colorists

Serbia Film Commission in cooperation with International Colorist Academy brought original world renowned ICA courses to Belgrade.Colorist Strategies is the most popular ICA class and is designed f...

Training for casting on camera

Training for casting on camera

Program:

- Debate on casting that are organized in Serbia and how to get to casting for acting in foreign productions projects

- Lecture about what casting should present, looking from casting director point of view

- Self promotion on the internet casting platforms

- Headshot, self audition, presentation, showreel
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About lecturers:

Anđela Stamenković i Aleksandra Širkić are founders and casting directors of casting agency “Sav taj glumac”. Together they graduated at the Academy of Arts in Belgrade 2004, in Nikita Milivojević’s class.

After ten years of professional acting experience and education with both sides of camera, they decided to share their knowledge. They aim is to make the entire production-role-actor process faster, warmer and more creative for both productions and talents.

Anđela Stamenković participated in several workshops – “Perfect showreel” by Victoria Belfarge, “Camera as a partner” by Julie Binoche, “Audition training” by Tary George, “Workshop on international casting” by Beatrice Kruger and “Onscreen audition master class” by Nancy Bichop. She realized significant theatrical roles in Belgrade theaters - Bitef i Atelje 212, “Negovano voće” by Nikita Milivojević,  “Rozenkranc i Gildenstern su mrtvi” by  Jovan Grujić, “Šuma blista” by Tomi Janežič. She acted in international film “Look, stranger” by Ariell Javitch.

Aleksandra Širkić acted in films “Čarlston za Ognjenku” by Uroš Stojanović , “Život i smrt  porno bande” by Mladen Đorđević, “Kad svane dan” by Goran Paskaljević i “Newcomer” by Kay Barry. Aleksandra aslo played in Belgrade theaters and made significant roles in Little theater  Duško Radović and Bitef theater, in plays “Don Žuan” by Ana Đorđević and “Sirano” by Ana Đorđević. She worked on Happy TV as casting director for several TV shows. She attended classes with Beatrice Kruger “Workshop on international casting” and Nancy Bishop “Onscreen audition master class”.

 

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Training for casting on camera

Training for casting on camera

Training for casting on cameraProgram:- Debate on casting that are organized in Serbia and how to get to casting for acting in foreign productions projects- Lecture about what casting should present,...

1st Assistant Director training

luxmedia 18-Z36CThis training assisted participants to gain the necessary skills and knowledge required to fully understand the role of the 1st Assistant Director training in the production process and either move into the role of 1st Assistant Director or enhance their current practices within the Assistant Directors department.

The teaching included interactive sessions, practical script breakdown and scheduling exercises.

At the end of the course participants became fully aware of the role and responsibilities of the 1st Assistant Director and perceived the production process and the place of the Assistant Director within it.

They are now able to manage a variety of professional relationships in production, to breakdown a script and to produce a schedule.

Training attended 12 young filmmakers who wanted to gain necessary experience in working on large, international projects and had an ambition to gain and/or upgrade their skills so they could carry on 1st AD responsibilities.

About lecturer:

Alison Goring worked for many years as an assistant director in film & TV production on films and Television drama. Her film credits include Dark Tide, Hysteria, The Eagle, Cloud Atlas, Valhalla Rising, Unleashed and Shallow Grave. As well as working throughout the UK she has worked in Hungary and Spain and been involved in international co-productions with Canada, Norway, France and, of course, The United States.  

She has now moved into training and development for film & TV practitioners.  She oversees two training schemes in Scotland which offer training at all levels from new entrants right through to producers. She is a member of and also delivers training for the Production Guild of Great Britain.

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1st Assistant Director training

1st Assistant Director training

This training assisted participants to gain the necessary skills and knowledge required to fully understand the role of the 1st Assistant Director training in the production process and either move in...