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Industry Day

Friday 19th November, 10am- 6pm

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Film and TV Industry Day, in
association with

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.

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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.

Networking
 

GET CONNECTED

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

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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. 

Panellists include:

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

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Networking Lunch

12pm-1:15pm | Garden Room & Bar

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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.

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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).

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Games

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

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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.

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Industry Day Passes and Lunch Sign Up

  • BFI NETWORK Lunch
    BFI NETWORK Lunch
    Princess Pavilion
    19 Nov, 12:00
    Princess Pavilion, 41 Melvill Rd, Falmouth TR11 4AR, UK
    Meet and greet the BFI network. Also enjoy a pasty and a pint!
  • Cornwall Film Festival Passes
    Cornwall Film Festival Passes
    Princess Pavilion
    15 Nov, 10:00 – 21 Nov, 23:00
    Princess Pavilion, 41 Melvill Rd, Falmouth TR11 4AR, UK
    We offer a selection of passes for both Industry and General audiences, including our Industry Pass, Saturday Pass and a Week long Festival pass for those who want to squeeze everything they can out of this year's event!

Industry Day Passes available here!

Attending Industry Day? Why not stick around for Supper and a film?

  • Petite Maman
    Petite Maman
    Princess Pavilion
    19 Nov, 20:00 – 20 Nov, 21:15
    Princess Pavilion, 41 Melvill Rd, Falmouth TR11 4AR, UK
    A moving jewel of a film about memory, friendship and kin. Featuring an introduction by The Cinematologists and a post-screening conversation.
  • Supper Club
    Supper Club
    Princess Pavilion
    19 Nov, 18:30 – 20:55
    Princess Pavilion, 41 Melvill Rd, Falmouth TR11 4AR, UK
    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.
 

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