MY BIG BREAK- 11:00 BST, Thursday 15 October

Talented, emerging filmmakers and artists, working across the spectrum of film and television, and at varying stages in their careers, share their own experiences of starting out in the industry. They will talk frankly about the obstacles they have had to overcome and about creating the opportunities that brought them to where they are today. They will share their own thoughts on how the industry needs to change, as well as offer tips and advise for other aspiring storytellers.

Chair:

Simran Hans, writer and film critic, The Observer

Panelists:

Agustina Comedi - Director of Playback (Sheffield Doc/Fest 2020 Selection)

Ashley Francis-Roy - Self-shooting filmmaker /  2019 Channel 4 First Cut Pitch winner 

Elena Andreicheva - Producer of BAFTA nominated Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl) 

Dan Guthrie - Artist-filmmaker and programmer, dir. of albion, Refreshed)

Catherine Harte - Director of Faith I Branco (Sheffield Doc/Fest 2020 Selection)

 

Session running time: approx 75mins.

All Digital Industry Pass Holders will be able to watch a recording of this session on our Doc/Player platform soon.

Supported by BAFTA

 

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