20 January 14
See what film industry events are coming up in the BAFTA calendar.
Wednesday 22 October, 18:30
Julian Day started designing for feature films at the turn of the century, teaming up with Pawel Pawlikowski in My Summer of Love and Last Resort. His eclectic and unusual style has brought him to work on a diverse range of productions, such as Rush, Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, Berberian Sound Studio and Nowhere Boy.
Wednesday 29 October, 19:00
BAFTA Crew welcomes esteemed production designer Mark Tildesley to the programme, for an intimate workshop at the Sheffield Showroom Cinema. With a career spanning over 20 years, Mark’s credits as a production designer encompasses notable collaborations; Danny Boyle (28 Days Later, Millions, Sunshine), Michael Winterbottom (Wonderland, The Claim, 24 Hour Party People) and Mike Leigh (Happy-Go-Lucky). In 2012, Mark Tildesley received critical acclaim for his work on the Summer Olympics opening ceremony in London, which he designed in collaboration with Danny Boyle.
Monday 3 November, 18:15
Stuart Craig OBE has received three Oscars® and two BAFTAs for his diverse film credits, which span over 30 years. Craig won his first BAFTA award and Oscar® nomination for his work on David Lynch’s The Elephant Man in 1980. His other award-wining work includes Gandhi, Dangerous Liaisons and The English Patient. His most recent credits include all eight Harry Potter films (on which he spent ten years weaving his magic) and David Yates’ Tarzan, due for release in 2016. We’re very pleased to have Craig join us to impart some of his extensive knowledge and career tales.
Friday 7 November, 18:00
BAFTA Crew presents a masterclass with the acclaimed editor, Lisa Gunning. An extensive collaborator with artist and filmmaker Sam Taylor-Wood, Lisa has worked on the BAFTA nominated short Love You More as well as Taylor-Wood’s first feature Nowhere Boy. Lisa will offer insight into her craft and career which also includes Salmon Fishing in the Yemen for Lasse Hallstrolm and Seven Psychopaths for Martin McDonagh.
Monday 10 November, 18:30
Join us at our Children’s Question Time event where our panel of some of the brightest minds in children’s media will be reflecting on the nominations for the British Academy Children’s Awards, debating key issues facing the industry today and answering questions submitted in advance and on Twitter. The panel includes Helen Bullough (Head of CBBC Production); Michael Carrington (CEO of The Foundation, the UK production arm of Zodiak Kids) and Patricia Hidalgo (Chief Content and Creative Officer, Turner EMEA). It will be chaired by broadcaster and journalist Samira Ahmed. Click here to submit a question.
Saturday 20 November, 10:00-18:00
Short Sighted is back! BAFTA and British Council Film present our popular annual all-day event on marketing and distributing your short film, in association with Shooting People. Finished a short film.. what now? Short Sighted welcomes many of the major players in short film distribution, across eight events, to discuss the different ways to getting your film seen. Whether this is by international audiences, maximising your festival run or optimising your online profile, we aim to provide an in-depth look at the short film landscape. Together with a selection of film industry figures, we’ll also look ahead to the future of short film distribution; what new platforms, channels and players are emerging and is there revenue to be found? Click here to view the event programme (120 KB).
Tuesday 2 December, 19:00
BAFTA-nominated and Grammy Award-winning composer David Arnold is best known for scoring five Bond films including Tomorrow Never Dies, The World is Not Enough, Die Another Day, Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace. David’s scores can be found across film, television and the stage. His work on the hit television drama Sherlock with co-composer Michael Price, earned them both a BAFTA-nomination as well as a Primetime Emmy Award and three consecutive Primetime Emmy- nominations. This event aims to provide an in-depth look into the creative process of composition and will include a live musical element.
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