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Colchester Film Network

Colchester Film Network is a series of seminars and networking events.

Aimed at local filmmakers, actors, film financiers and film marketing specialists, whether you’re on the hunt for cast and crew for a new project, or looking to explore your financing and marketing options, this is the perfect time and place to discuss all your current and future projects with a drink in hand and some great company.

Colchester Film Network October 2020

Next Event: Wednesday 7th October 6:30 pm

Location: https://www.facebook.com/signalsmediaarts

Price: FREE 

Speaker: Tom Wightman

Film Hub South East is led by the Independent Cinema Office, who work in partnership across the South East, including with regional partners Saffron Screen and Depot in Lewes. The ICO programme a network of over 20 cinemas, festivals and mixed arts venues, offer training and consultancy and distribute films.

Find out what’s happening in your area by scrolling down the page. This page is updated regularly, so we recommend you keep checking back for new opportunities.

He joins from the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) where he’s managed STOP PLAY RECORD, a London-wide commissioning programme for emerging filmmakers. STOP PLAY RECORD ran from 2015 to 2018 and during this time Thomas commissioned, developed and executive produced 72 short films made by filmmakers aged 16-24 for the Channel 4 Random Acts series. The programme also provided free monthly workshops for young people interested in all aspects of filmmaking. Prior to joining the ICA, Thomas worked for the BBC and gained independent commissions as a producer and director in film and visual arts.

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Throughout 2020 Colchester Film Network will present talks covering; producing, directing, acquisitions and distribution, what film festivals look for, copyright law, moving from short films to features, creating productions for broadcast and much more.

Each session will feature two presentations, with one guest from outside the area and another highlighting local talent.

This event is made possible with funding from SECCADS and the BFI Network.

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