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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 September 2020

Next Event: Wednesday 9th September 6:30 pm


Price: FREE 

Speaker: Simon Reade

This month we are joined by Writer / Producer Simon Reade. Simon is working with Nick Frost and Simon Pegg’s production company Stolen Picture and also writing the screenplay of Philip Larkin’s JILL for Bridgeway Films. His theatre commissions include the new REBUS play he is writing with Ian Rankin (Faraway Productions) and a new version of Michael Morpurgo’s PRIVATE PEACEFUL (Nottingham Playhouse).Simon produced and wrote the screenplay of JOURNEY’S END (Lionsgate/BFI 2018) and PRIVATE PEACEFUL (BBC/Goldcrest 2012). His other commissioned screenplays include Jane Austen’s SANDITON (Ripple World Pictures) and Eva Ibbotson’s JOURNEY TO THE RIVER SEA (Fluidity Films.)

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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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