Film4ward - Film Business and Finance Panel

As part of Film4ward - an initiative delivered in association with Film4 - Northern Film & Media presents a guide to film business and finance, with a panel of leading producers, sales agents and distributors.

The Film Business and Finance Panel is aimed at emerging producers who want to learn more about the role of sales companies and distributors as well as develop their strategies for raising finance and building industry networks. The session is also open to writers and directors who want to broaden their knowledge of film finance, sales and distribution.

Chaired by independent film producer Ivana MacKinnon (Slumdog Millionaire, Centurion), speakers at this event will be:

  • Carey Fitzgerald, Managing Director, High Point Media Group
  • Rebecca Hawkes,  Managing Director at Schedule 2
  • Sarah Scougal, Head of Development, Vertigo

Following case studies and a panel discussion producers will be offered one-to-ones with the speakers to discuss their individual projects (spaces are limited - please indicate your intertest when registering).

When: Thursday 21 June 2012. Registraiton from 12.45pm for a 1.00pm start; ends 4.30pm.

Where: Lower Steenbergs Yard, Ouseburn, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 2DF

To register for this event please click here.  This workshop is a Northern Film & Media initiative offered as part of Film4ward, funded by the Creative Skillset Film Skills Fund (as part of A Bigger Future 2) and the European Regional Development Fund. Northern Film & Media is supportted by the European Regional Development Fund and Solutions for Business            

This project is being supported by ONE North East and all activity is partially funded by the European Regional Development Fund 2007-13.


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