Thursday 16 February to Sunday 19 February
online and in person events
The BFI future Film Festival is holding a series of talks and events as part of their Business of Film series.
Dig into the business side of independent filmmaking: freelancing, budgeting, pitching and creative decision making.
Breaking barriers for regional and independent filmmakers
Nottingham-based documentarian Sharon Walia discusses being a regional creative in the UK.
Black Dog Films presents:
How to pitch
Industry experts discuss the best way to pitch your film.
Made of truth: Developing your short doc
A panel of BFI funded documentarians talk about their creative journey, and give advice on how to get your film made.
Learn about the process of pitching and commissioning from NOWNESS, one of the leading digital video creators.
How to develop as a young director
Get advice and tips on how to succeed as a director.
How to establish your personal brand for a successful screen career
A talk with personal branding expert Marielle Legair about how to become a recognisable face in the industry.
An introduction to the video game development process
A range of professionals take us through how our favourite video games were created, from beginning to end.
How to write a successful funding application with BFI NETWORK
BFI NETWORK will talk you through how to put together a winning application.
Practical introduction to the world of virtual production
Get hands on with the cutting edge of virtual production with Mo-Sys Academy.
How to get your film seen
Experts discuss the best ways to find an audience for your film and market it.
Digital deliverables demystified: How to supply for festivals and beyond
Get to grips with the digital content that may be requested of you by festivals, streaming platforms and more.
How to become a successful freelancer in film and TV
The author of The Freelance Bible gives advice on how to find work as a freelancer in the screen industry.
How to produce an action sequence for your short film
Producer Ioanna Karavela explains how best to produce a thrilling action scene on a budget.