Exclusive seminars from industry professionals and screenings of the shortlisted TFSFF films. New for 2017: three practical workshops!

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David Lean Room
David Lean Room
EXPO
11:00 - 17:30
Ask different organisations those all important questions to help you get ahead in your film making career.
EXPO
11:00 - 17:30
Ask different organisations those all important questions to help you get ahead in your film making career.
11:00 - 17:30
Single event ticket £10
Day Pass £25

Throughout the day of the festival, there will be an industry expo held in the David Lean Room. With a host of exhibitors from different organisations, you’ll have the chance to ask those all important questions to help you get ahead in your film making career. You can buy a day pass which will give you access to the Expo and ALL screenings, seminars and workshops, or you can buy a single event ticket to a screening + seminar or a workshop and get access to the Expo.
Exhibitors include:

  • BECTU
  • Film London
  • Digital Production Partnership
  • Mama Youth Project
  • Moneypenny International
  • National Film and Television School
  • The Film Festival Doctor
  • TriForce Creative Network
  • 19:30 - 20:30
    19:30 - 20:30

    Gala Reception
    19:30 - 20:30
    Gala Reception
    19:30 - 20:30

    Evening Gala: Drinks Reception
    19:30 - 20:30
    Join us in the David Lean Room for a drinks reception prior to the screening of the four finalists films.
    Evening Gala: Drinks Reception
    19:30 - 20:30
    Join us in the David Lean Room for a drinks reception prior to the screening of the four finalists films.
    19:30 - 20:30
    Gala Ticket £70
    TriForce Supporter Ticket

    The Evening Gala will showcase the four finalists and award the Best of the Fest, Audience Choice and Best Non-Scripted awards. The evening will begin with a drinks reception in the David Lean Room, before moving into the Princess Anne Theatre for the film screenings and presentation.

  • Evening Gala + After Party Ticket: £70
  • TriForce Supporter Ticket: £150 – includes access to all seminars, screenings, the industry expo, the Evening Gala and after party.
  • Princess Anne Theatre
    Princess Anne Theatre
    From Pitch to Prizes: The Road to the Big Screen
    11:30 - 12:30
    Find out how to take your short film all the way to the Oscars + Screening of Microshort TFSFF films - Supported by ShortsTV
    From Pitch to Prizes: The Road to the Big Screen
    11:30 - 12:30
    Find out how to take your short film all the way to the Oscars + Screening of Microshort TFSFF films - Supported by ShortsTV
    11:30 - 12:30
    Seminar + Screening Ticket £10
    Day Pass £25

    In August, filmmakers Lorcan Reilly and Alberto Corredor competed in our pitch competition and won £3000 from ShortsTV to make their short film Baghead. Join us as we premiere the film and talk to them about their experience of pitching and making their short film. They’ll be joined by ShortsTV CEO and Academy member, Carter Pilcher, and Serena Armitage, the Producer from Stutterer (Oscar live action winner 2016) who will give you the lowdown on how to take a short film all the way to the Oscars. Following the seminar, there will be a short screening of the Microshort films (under 5 minutes) that have been shortlisted for TFSFF.

    How to Fund a Feature & Manage Your Money
    13:00 - 14:20
    Learn how to find the funds you need to make your first feature film + Screening of four shortlisted TFSFF films - Supported by Sargent-Disc Ltd
    How to Fund a Feature & Manage Your Money
    13:00 - 14:20
    Learn how to find the funds you need to make your first feature film + Screening of four shortlisted TFSFF films - Supported by Sargent-Disc Ltd
    13:00 - 14:20
    Seminar + Screening Ticket £10
    Day Pass £25

    We revisit ways to fund your film from crowdfunding to BFI lottery money. A very popular seminar last year, the funding landscape has changed again, so make sure you attend for up to date information on what funding is out there. This year we also look at how to manage your budget to keep those funders happy. Supported by Sargent-Disc Ltd. http://www.sargent-disc.com/ Following the seminar, four of the shortlisted TFSFF films will be screened.

    Demystifying Distribution Seminar
    15:00 - 16:20
    Essential distribution advice + Screening of four shortlisted TFSFF films - Supported by Creative England
    Demystifying Distribution Seminar
    15:00 - 16:20
    Essential distribution advice + Screening of four shortlisted TFSFF films - Supported by Creative England
    15:00 - 16:20
    Seminar + Screening Ticket £10
    Day Pass £25

    You managed to find the money and produce your film, but where do you go from here? We look at various ways to get your film seen, from traditional cinema distribution deals, to new kids on the block like Our Screen. Following the seminar, four of the shortlisted TFSFF films will be screened.

    Seminar - Details TBA
    17:20 - 18:40
    The seminar will shortly be followed by a screening of four of TFSFF shortlisted films.
    Seminar - Details TBA
    17:20 - 18:40
    The seminar will shortly be followed by a screening of four of TFSFF shortlisted films.
    17:20 - 18:40
    Seminar + Screening Ticket £10
    Day Pass £25

    Seminar details are to be announced. Watch this space! We'll email you as soon as details are available.

    Evening Gala: Finalists Screening and Awards
    20:30 - 22:20
    Watch the four finalists films and award presentations
    Evening Gala: Finalists Screening and Awards
    20:30 - 22:20
    Watch the four finalists films and award presentations
    20:30 - 22:20
    Gala Ticket £70
    TriForce Supporter Ticket £150

    Following the drinks reception. you will then move into the theatre to watch the four finalists short films and witness the award presentations for the Best of the Fest, Audience Choice and Best Non-Scripted awards.

  • Evening Gala + After Party Ticket: £70
  • TriForce Supporter Ticket: £150 – includes access to all seminars, screenings, the industry expo, the Evening Gala and after party.
  • Evening Gala - Finalists Screening and Awards Presentations
    20:30 - 22:20
    Attend the Evening Gala, where you’ll witness the four finalists films and the prizes will be awarded.
    Evening Gala - Finalists Screening and Awards Presentations
    20:30 - 22:20
    Attend the Evening Gala, where you’ll witness the four finalists films and the prizes will be awarded.
    Evening Gala + After Party Ticket £70

    Attend the Evening Gala, where you’ll witness the four finalists films and the prizes will be awarded. It's a VIP event with celebrity guests. Following the Evening Gala, the night continues nearby at Century Club on Shaftesbury Avenue. Catch up with industry friends, discuss the films and celebrate with the film makers!

  • Evening Gala + After Party Ticket: £70
  • TriForce Supporter Ticket: £150 – includes access to all seminars, screenings, the industry expo, the Evening Gala and after party.
  • After Party at Century Club
    22:30 - 01:00
    Catch up with industry friends, discuss the films and network with the film makers at Century Club.
    After Party at Century Club
    22:30 - 01:00
    Catch up with industry friends, discuss the films and network with the film makers at Century Club.
    22:30 - 01:00
    Evening Gala + After Party Ticket: £70
    TriForce Supporter Ticket: £150

    Following the Evening Gala, the night continues nearby at Century Club on Shaftesbury Avenue. Catch up with industry friends, discuss the films and celebrate with the film makers!

  • Evening Gala + After Party Ticket: £70
  • TriForce Supporter Ticket: £150 – includes access to all seminars, screenings, the industry expo, the Evening Gala and after party.
  • Run Run Shaw Room
    Run Run Shaw Room
    CrewStart™ Workshop with Sargent-Disc Ltd.
    11:30 - 12:30
    Level up on your producer skills with Sargent-Disc Ltd.
    CrewStart™ Workshop with Sargent-Disc Ltd.
    11:30 - 12:30
    Level up on your producer skills with Sargent-Disc Ltd.
    11:30 - 12:30
    Single Event Ticket £10
    Day Pass £25

    Learn how to organise and approve essential contractual information for crew and artistes, on all sizes of production. The freelance nature of the film industry can make organising standard crew and talent contracts a time consuming task for small productions. If you're working on your first feature, or a funded short film, CrewStart™ can help you. CrewStart™, enables production to manage the contract process entirely online, streamlining the whole procedure from the initial invite, to signatures, to ensuring the signed paperwork is approved by the relevant decision makers. All your questions about contracts will be answered in this one hour session.

    13:00 - 14:00
    13:00 - 14:00

    Camera Workshop with Paul McCallum
    13:00 - 14:00
    Learn everything you need to know about a camera and the basics of shooting - Supported by Spark Media Partners
    Camera Workshop with Paul McCallum
    13:00 - 14:00
    Learn everything you need to know about a camera and the basics of shooting - Supported by Spark Media Partners
    13:00 - 14:00
    Single event ticket £10
    Day Pass £25

    After years of making his own films in Dundee, Paul moved to London in 2013 and got a job running at a Spark Media Partners, a TV development company. He has since worked his way up to Assistant Producer and has worked on shows for C4 and Watch, including ‘Battlechefs’ and ‘Escape To The Chateau’. In 2016 he also shot on ‘Iron Men’, an obs doc film about West Ham United moving to the Olympic Stadium. Paul’s preferred cameras are Sony FS7 and Canon C300. The talk will cover:

  • What is a camera?
  • The differences between various cameras
  • How to build a camera from its parts
  • The basics of shooting
  • Think of your editor
  • Q&A
  • How to get Into Post Production with Elouise Carden
    15:00 - 16:00
    Learn all the tricks and tips you need to secure a job in Post Production - Supported by Rapid Pictures
    How to get Into Post Production with Elouise Carden
    15:00 - 16:00
    Learn all the tricks and tips you need to secure a job in Post Production - Supported by Rapid Pictures
    15:00 - 16:00
    Single event ticket £10
    Day Pass £25

    Do you dream about working in Post Production but can’t get a foot in the door? Elouise is the MD of Post Facility Rapid Pictures, Founder of No Password Required and a BAFTA Member. She has gone through over 10,000 runners CV’s in the last 15 years. She will give you the inside scoop on where to find the best jobs and what facilities are really looking for in a runner. With a list of insider tricks and tips, you’ll be racing up the facility ranks in no time.