13 November

BFI South Bank

British Film Institute



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1000    Registration 
1030    Damnation  Feature Film 87 mins This powerful film odyssey explores the sea change in attitudes from pride in big dams as engineering wonders to the growing awareness that our own future is bound to the life and health of our rivers. Where obsolete dams come down, rivers bound back to life, giving salmon and other wild fish the right of return to primeval spawning grounds after decades without access. 


1200    Break

1210     Masterclasses led by professional film-makers (we will contact you to agree your choice)
A] 'From idea to screen; the process of developing a scriptDon Boyd, established screen-writer and film director. 
B] ‘Can filmmakers be changemakers’, Hulda Federica Orrù and Daniel Gal.
1310    Lunch break
1400    World Premiere, Winner of the 2015 #TweetAPitchcompetition
1425    "Judge the Shorts!" Short films will be viewed and judged by you on their style and content
1515    Break

1530    Don Boyd and fellow professionals will lead discussion on film-making
1610    Break
1620    2016 #TweetAPitch competition. Hear new ideas for a short film and £500 bursary
Judges: Don Boyd, Film Director and Governer, London Film School; Kate Ogborn, Producer 'This is England' and 'The Deep Blue Sea'; Nick Finegan and Cecilia Goldin, 2015 #TweetAPitch winners
1710    Announcement of winners in Best Films in Festival  following categories: Development; Security; Human Rights; Environment; Special Award + winner in #TweetAPitch  and “Judge the Shorts”
1730    Join us for a networking reception

1900    End

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