Join Marie Logie (Auguste Orts) and Peter Taylor (Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival) to gain invaluable insights from leading industry figures about producing and exhibiting artists’ moving image.
Marie will discuss the history and approach of Brussels-based moving image production and distribution platform Auguste Orts, where she is currently Director. Peter will share his approach to film festival programming, drawing on his experiences as Director at Berwick as well as at Rotterdam International Film Festival.
The discussion will be followed by a networking social, where you will have the chance to talk to Peter and Marie on an informal one-to-one basis.
When: Tuesday 6 June 2017. Doors 7.15 for a 7.30pm start. Talk ends 9pm. Networking social will run until 10pm.
Where: Tyneside Cinema (Digital Lounge, 2nd floor), 10 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 6QG.
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Please note that places must be booked in advance; there will be no admission without prior registration. Booking closes at 3pm on 6 June.
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About the Speakers
Marie Logie is the director of Auguste Orts, a Brussels-based production and distribution platform. Auguste Orts is founded by Herman Asselberghs, Sven Augustijnen, Manon de Boer and Anouk De Clercq. Following her Master's degree in History at the Ghent University, she worked at Cinematek Brussels, M HKA Antwerp and Flanders Arts Institute. She is a co-founder of the Ghent-based Courtisane festival. She was a member of the Audiovisual Commission of the Flemish Community (2008-2012) and of the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (FilmLab producers, since 2015).
Peter Taylor is the Director of Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival. He was previously based in Rotterdam, where he was a programmer for the International Film Festival Rotterdam (2006-16) and WORM: Institute for Avant-Garde-istic Recreation (2006-14). In 2015 Peter was awarded a Mondriaan Fonds research based residency at AIR Berlin Alexanderplatz. Recent curatorial activities include programmes for PLASTIK, Ireland's Festival for artists’ moving image and Opacities, a series of screenings and discursive workshops co-curated with Kathryn Elkin for Collective Gallery, Edinburgh. Peter has presented talks and screenings at LUX and the ICA, London, Royal Academy of Art, the Hague and Pera Museum, Istanbul. He’s served on the juries of Open City Documentary Festival, Sheffield Doc/Fest, Hamburg Short Film Festival and Indie Lisboa.
This event is offered as part of Connect/Exchange, a nationwide programme of Exchange/Research/Networking residencies for UK-based artists with a screen-based practice. Led by Northern Film & Media in collaboration with Chapter (Cardiff), Metal (Liverpool), BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art + The NewBridge Project (NewcastleGateshead), and Stills (Edinburgh), the scheme enables artists to undertake initial research & development of a new work or project. Connect/Exchange is supported by Arts Council England, Creative Scotland and Arts Council of Wales.