Magazine article Screen International

BAFTA, Sargent-Disc Pact for Filmmakers' Market

Magazine article Screen International

BAFTA, Sargent-Disc Pact for Filmmakers' Market

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UK event for budding filmmakers includes a directors masterclass and a session on crowdfunding.

BAFTA has teamed with entertainment accountants Sargent-Disc to launch a career development initiative for budding filmmakers.

The Sargent-Disc BAFTA Filmmakers' Market will take place on July 13 at BAFTA's headquarters on London's Piccadilly, and will feature a day of masterclasses, screenings and advice sessions to help improve creative and business skills ahead of making a first feature, and progressing in the industry.

The Filmmakers' Market has been run by BAFTA for the last four years in partnership with Rushes Soho Shorts Festival.

This year's market is supported by 19 of the UK's major film organisations such as the BFI, Film4 and the London Film Schoo and NFTS.

Highlights of the day include: advice on budgeting from The Production Guild; a directing masterclass with Directors UK; a crowdfunding 'how to' with Shooting People; a seminar on film tax credit and EIS funding with Harbottle & Lewis; and a British Council-led session on navigating the international festival circuit.

The day will culminate in a 'New Talent Summit' where a panel of industry practitioners from Film4, the NFTS, Film London, Creative England and the BFI Film Fund will debate the current career development landscape for new filmmakers, and will examine where it is heading in the future. …

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