Film and TV Industry Day, in
Cornwall X Connectivity
At this year's festival, on Friday 19th November we're hosting events to strengthen ties within the UK creative industries,
Cornwall x Connectivity offers tailored business support for screen based creative freelancers and SMEs based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, supported by the ERDF.
Get access to all events with a FREE industry pass..
Friday 19th November, join us and network with the UK creative industry.
Access our Industry Day
with a FREE Industry Pass
Industry Passes include access to our talks, networking opportunities and Network Lunch, where you can join local industry members for a pasty and a pint by signing up here!
If you have a Cornish postcode, you can register for a free Industry Pass. For people outside of Cornwall, we ask for just a £5 donation! Both passes are available here.
As part of our ongoing series of networking events at Mor Media, we are inviting Industry professionals to connect with the community. If you need a crew or location this is the place to start!
Cornwall Creative Community - Get connected
All Day until 4:40pm | Garden Room & Bar
BFI NETWORK Session
10:30am | Theatre
Support for new and emerging filmmakers
Find out more about the support that BFI NETWORK offers new and emerging filmmakers in the South West region. BFI NETWORK Talent Executive Alix Taylor will be joined by Cornwall based filmmakers and crew who have previously been supporting through the BFI NETWORK Short Film Funding. Hear more about their experience of moving up to producing funded short film projects and what they learnt along the way. There will be a screening of the past funded projects and a chance to ask any questions you might have about BFI NETWORK.
Natalys Willcox - Falmouth Uni MA Film & TV graduate. Writer/director of the upcoming feature film 'A Bad Penny'.
Jake Mackintosh - Writer for BBC Cornish Voices, Edinburgh IFF Talent Lab alum, BFI x BAFTA Crew.
Keeleigh Remnant - Hairdresser and makeup artist living in Cornwall
12pm-1:15pm | Garden Room & Bar
Enjoy a pint and pasty on us!
BFI NETWORK are hosting a local NETWORKED event, which is open to all South West based writers, directors, producers and crew who would like the opportunity to connect with each other and the regional BFI Talent Executive. Enjoy a pint and pasty on us! (Please Note you must register for this event as well your Industry pass)
Working in Costume
2pm-3pm | Garden Room & Bar
Just what does it take to be a Costume Supervisor?
Join Jessie Metcalf as she discusses her work as a Costume Supervisor and have a chance to up your questions to her. Jessie Metcalf has worked as a costumer for Film & TV since graduating from Falmouth University in 2011. She works predominantly in feature film and has worked on such productions as Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Mission Impossible 7 and Cruella. Jessie is now working part-time as a lecturer in Costume Design for Film & TV at Falmouth University.
Independent Filmmaking as a Screenwriter/Producer
2pm-3pm | Theatre
Neil Fox talks about the relationship between screenwriting and producing in independent and micro-budget film
Independent screenwriter, producer, The Cinematologists and lead of Falmouth University’s Sound/Image Cinema Lab talks about his indie filmmaking principles involved in successful productions WILDERNESS, Mark Jenkin’s BAIT (2019) and Claire Oakley’s MAKE UP (2019)
Introducing Cornwall X Connectivity
3:15pm-4pm | Theatre
Cornwall X Connectivity an introduction | Creative Enterprise Screen Programme and Film and TV Accelerator programme
Cornwall x Connectivity offers tailored business support for creative and cultural practitioners, freelancers and SMEs based in Cornwall. The programme is delivered by Creative England (part of the Creative UK group) and is funded by ERDF (European Regional Development Fund) and administrated by MHCLG (Ministry of housing, Communities and Local Government).
3:15pm-4pm | Theatre
Doug Brown is Director of Falmouth University’s Games Academy (ranked as one of the best in Europe by Princeton Review) where student teams include Programmers, Artists, Animators and Writers. Doug worked on game stories at AAA Games Publisher Square-Enix before moving to academia.
Doug will be talking about how the games industry and Games Academy operate around writers and what exactly a games writer does, including how the role is different to more traditional writing and screenwriting. Discussions will include ways into game writing and some novel games which put writers front and centre too.
Cornwall x Connectivity: Locations, Locations, Locations.
4:15pm-5pm | Theatre
Filming anything isn't easy, but it's easier if you know how to navigate the landscape of the industry. Join Cornwall Film Festival, Filming in England and Screen Cornwall as they explain how the agencies work together within the film ecology of the Southwest with a special focus on locations in the region.
Mike Hogan | © Mermaids Film Ltd
Intimacy co-ordination talk
with Abigail Kessel
5pm-6:15pm | Theatre
Breaking down the role of an Intimacy Coordinator
What is the role of an Intimacy Coordinator? Abigail Kessel, mentee of Ita O'Brien (Normal People's intimacy co-ordinator), breaks down just what the role is and how an intimate scene can be filmed safely and professionally at any level.
This is supported by Falmouth University
KIN Collective Supper Club
6.30pm-8.30pm | Garden Room & Bar
The Kin Collective is a pop-up supper club channelling a new wave dining experience that captures Cornwall’s creative community.
It’s a roaming dining table bringing Cornwall’s kin together across different locations, to experience culinary innovation in an inspiring, one-night-only setting.
Industry Day Passes available here!