BFI South Bank
British Film Institute
The 2017 programme will be announced in September
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.
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 script' Don 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
1530 Don Boyd and fellow professionals will lead discussion on film-making
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