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01/02.11.2014LONDON UK
FILM PRODUCERS WORKSHOP ABOUT GARETH WILEY Gareth has been working as a film producer & executive producer for over a decade. Since 2004, he has produced independent feature films with budgets totalling over $100 million including four with Woody Allen. Having persuaded the New Yorker to move his 2004 movie to London the collaboration grew until in January 2009 he won a Best Picture Golden Globe for Woody’s “Vicky Cristina Barcelona”. This was Gareth’s second Golden Globe nomination in four years, having been previously nominated in 2006 for his first collaboration with Woody Allen, “Match Point”. In 2013, Gareth launched a new online film finance tool, www.screenadvantage.com. This online application makes all Gareth’s proprietary film financing modelling tools available to the industry as a whole and has been widely praised. Users now include Oscar® & Golden Globe® winning producers and film students alike. Affordable and sophisticated, but easy to use, ScreenAdvantage® allows producers to present professional finance plans and allows financiers to understand at a glance the structure being proposed. Prior to moving into film full time, Gareth enjoyed fifteen years working in international banking and finance with some of the world’s leading banking institutions, including, Salomon Brothers & UBS Warburg. Gareth studied Business with Economics & Law, before starting his working life as a banker in February 1985. A fascination with the creative process resulted in an involvement in film finance and production as early as 1993. Prior to working with Woody Allen, he maintained a career in investment banking (working in London, Hong Kong and the United States) in parallel with an increasing involvement in film production and finance. In 2002 committed himself to working exclusively in film and other creative businesses (including setting up a Grammy nominated classic record label). WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION The Film Producer Workshop with Gareth Wiley will focus on a diversity of topics of the art of production of a film, you will have the chance of not only receive this knowledge from Gareth Wiley, but also interact in a very strong way, as the group will have up to 25 participants, making it extremely practical and interactive. You will also have the opportunity to assess the issues you encountered on your own work and the projects you have worked on or will work, and receiving the feedback to unblock situations in the future. DAY 1 THE CHRONOLOGY OF THE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS AND THE ROLE OF THE PRODUCER • Project scouting and script analysis, the producer’s role in the choice of projects • Reading, researching and assessing ideas and finished scripts • Commissioning writers or securing the rights to novels, plays or screenplays • Hiring key staff, including a director and a crew • Managing creativity/creative management • Writing a good synopsis and business plan • Making and maintaining your contacts • Supervising the progress of the project from development to post production HOW THE MONEY WORKS • The film value chain • Structure of a business plan • Preparing sales estimates and income streams • Financing Strategies. Accessing funds: Public (regional national, pan-national); Private. • Tax-efficient finance vehicles; Enterprise Investment Schemes • Targeting investors • Liaising and discussing projects with financial backers • Profit participation • Co-productions • Key negotiation points explained • Making and maintaining your contacts • Supervising the progress of the project from development to post production DAY 2 Into the world • How sales agents work • The role of film markets New tools • Using software packages to help your work as a producer PROFILE OF PARTICIPANT The workshop designed for, Film Producers, Film Financiers, Directors, Film Students, or anyone interested in entering the Film Business on the area of Film Production. 16 hours Duration: 2 days Dates: 1st and 2nd of November Location: London Price: 399GBP (279 with 30% Discount until 23rd October) Maximum number of participants: 25 By registering to the workshop you agree with FFL terms and Conditions
02/03.11.2014LONDON / UNITED KINGDOM
CASTING FOR ACTORS WORKSHOP WITH NANCY BISHOP

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ABOUT NANCY BISHOP

Emmy-award nominated, American Casting Director, Nancy Bishop, has cast nearly 100 international film and TV projects, from her base in Prague. She has cast for major feature films including and Mission Impossible IV, Roman Polanski’s Oliver Twist, Prince Caspian, and Bourne Identity. Recent credits include Child 44 produced by Ridley Scott and starring Tom Hardy, and Gary Oldman, and Snowpiercer starring Chris Evans and Tilda Swinton. She has been teaching film acting throughout Europe, the UK, and the US for many years. In addition, Nancy is the founding head of the Acting for Film Department at the Prague Film School, and author of the best selling book, “Secrets from the Casting Couch.” About Nancy’s best-selling book (published by Methuen Drama) Secrets from the Casting Couch:Why is it that so many good actors don’t perform well at auditions? Secrets from the Casting Couch gives practical advice for actors, written from a casting director’s point of view, teaching the craft of film auditionin g in front of camera. This best-selling book shows how actors can work with today’s internet technologies to book roles, and features advice and actual exercises that achieve results in the casting studio. The book will be available for a discounted price of 12 EUR. Nancy Bishop, CSA Casting Director and author, of Secrets from the Casting Couch, offers special workshop in London, 1-2 November, 2014. WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

This two day intensive workshop is designed for actors seeking work in the international market. Actors will learn essential skills in marketing, cold reading and on-screen auditioning technique. Each actor will get professional feedback on his\her headshot, and scene work. Class Schedule: Sunday 2nd November, 2014 10:00 Meet at venue for welcome coffee and orientation. 10:30 Marketing Seminar for International Work In this seminar, actors will learn how to present themselves for international work; how to crack into the US and European markets. Marketing skills covered will include how to - accomplish a winning self-taped audition - develop an effective CV, - chose a key photo for headshots, - create a show reel and website. 13:00 Lunch 14:00-15:30 Archetype Workshop Actors should bring their photos and CVs for discussion. The class will view and critique one another’s headshots, helping to pinpoint a key archetypal image for each actor. 15:30-17:00: Cold Reading Technique exercises. In this sections, actors will learn how to scan a and perform a cold text. 17:00 Scene assignments will be assigned for mock audition on Sunday. Monday 3rd November 2014 10:30-13:00 Master Class: Scene Study. Actors will further develop auditioning and screen acting skills with a mock casting by taping and reviewing scenes. 13:00-14:00 Lunch 14:00-17:30 Continuation of shooting scenes, followed by critique. 17:30 Farewell drink. 15 hours Duration: 2 days Dates: 2-3 November 2014 Location: London UK Price: 399GBP (359GBP Until 27th October) Maximum number of participants: 20 By registering to the workshop you agree with FFL terms and Conditions

10/11.01.2015LONDON / UNITED KINGDOM
EDITING WORKSHOP WITH CHRIS DICKENS

ABOUT CHRIS DICKENS In 1990, Chris Dickens graduated from the Bournemouth Film School. He began his filmmaking career as a film and linear editing assistant in television documentaries at Channel 4 and the BBC. During this time he began to cut comedies and later he crossed over to cutting dramas. While working on the TV series Spaced, Dickens developed a relationship with writer-director Edgar Wright and went on to edit his first feature film, the cult hit SHAUN OF THE DEAD. Other features edited by Chris Dickens include GONE, HOT FUZZ, GOAL! THE DREAM BEGINS, and SEED OF CHUCKY. It was his work on the Best Picture Oscar®-winner and globally recognized SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE that truly stamped Chris Dickens’ signature in the world of editing. He’s the recipient of a “triple crown” of editing awards—the Academy Award® for Film Editing, BAFTA Award for Best Editing, and the American Cinema Editors Award for Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic)—for his work on SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE. During over 20 years in the industry, the British editor has worked in such different titles as Richard Ayoade’s debut feature film “Submarine” (2010), Greg Mottola’s “Paul” (2011), and Tom Hooper’s “Les Misérables”. Being one of the most innovative and original editors in film today Chris Dickens’ Workshop is sure to be a unique experience. Full list of credits on http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0225323/ Chris Dickens experience speaks for itself and guarantees the high standards our participants have come to expect from FEST FILM LAB. WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION The Editing workshop will focus on a diversity of topics of the craft, you will have the chance of not only receive this knowledge from Chris Dickens, but also interact in a very strong way, as the group will have up to 25 participants, making it extremely practical and interactive. You will also have the opportunity to assess the issues you encountered on your films, and receiving the feedback to unblock situations in the future. The topics covered on the workshop will be: Introduction of the participants and Chris, the participants will then be showed some clips of the work made by Chris , analyzing some choices and options made in some of his works. Chris will focus on how to help the story flow through the editing, and his best processes. The relation with the director DOP, and other members of the film crew, How to apply the craft in different genres. Creating visual narratives while working with sound, music and special effects. How to be a part of the whole process of film and television production and not merely as the final stage, becoming true collaborators, not just efficient technicians. How to edit you characters (practical examples of problem solving and good decisions) How to serve the narrative through effective editing How to employ narrative techniques to create tension The impact of genre on editing styles The market reality for Editors, Agents, Rates, and finding your own work Practical exercise. The participants will be given footage (a small scene) to work two weeks before the workshop, all participants will show their work at the workshop, the group will then analyze each editing, and learn from each other’s work. Chris will give his insight on each edited version of the footage. The participants should at the end be self-conscious of their editing choices, as well as aware of the other options taken by the other participants. PROFILE OF PARTICIPANT The workshop designed for Editors, Directors, Sound Editors, Film Students, or anyone interested in entering the Film Business on the area of Editing LOCATION OF THE WORKSHOP London UK Timetable: 09:00-18:00 Duration: 2 days \ 16 hours Dates: 10-11 January 2015 Location: London UK Price: 399GBP (339GBP discount of 15% Until 17th October) Maximum number of participants: 25 By registering to the workshop you agree with FFL terms and Conditions

25/26.10.2014PARIS / FRANCE
EDITING WORKSHOP WORKSHOP WITH 2 LAST MINUTE PLACES DUE TO CANCELLATIONS

About Hervé Schneid: Hervé Schneid is a French editor that in the last 38 years built up an impressive career. We can safely say Hervé Schneid is one of the greatest film editors in activity. Hervé Schneid has cut more than fifty films of different genres but he has become best known for his long-lasting collaboration with French director Jean-Pierre Jeunet on films Delicatessen (1991), Alien: Resurrection (1997), Amélie (2001), A Very Long Engagement (2004), The Young and Prodigious Spivet (2013). Apart from work with Jeunet Hervé Schneid edited Lars von Trier's Europa (1991), an adaptation of Virginia Woolf's Orlando (1992) made by Sally Porter, experimental poems Kinogamma One and Kinogamma Two (2008), crime thriller Mesrine: Public Enemy No. 1 (2008), he has also edited Michel Vaillant(2003) and Zidane, un portrait du 21e siècle (2006) he his currently editing the directional début film of Natalie Portman "A Tale of Love and Darkness" Hervé Schneid filmography speaks for itself and guarantees the high standards our participants have come to expect from FEST FILM LAB. WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION The Editing workshop will focus on a diversity of topics of the craft, you will have the chance of not only receive this knowledge from Hervé Schneid, but also interact in a very strong way, as the group will have up to 25 participants, making it extremely practical and interactive. You will also have the opportunity to assess the issues you encountered on your films, and receiving the feedback to unblock situations in the future. The topics covered on the workshop will be: Introduction of the participants and Hervé, the participants will then be showed some clips of the work made by Hervé , analyzing some choices and options made in some of his works. Hervé will focus on how to help the story flow through the editing, and his best processes.The relation with the director DOP, and other members of the film crew, How to apply the craft in different genres. Creating visual narratives while working with sound, music and special effects. How to be a part of the whole process of film and television production and not merely as the final stage, becoming true collaborators, not just efficient technicians. How to edit you characters (practical examples of problem solving and good decisions) How to serve the narrative through effective editing How to employ narrative techniques to create tension The impact of genre on editing styles The market reality for Editors, Agents, Rates, and finding your own work Practical exercise. The participants will be given footage (a small 2 minute scene) to work two weeks before the workshop, all participants will show their work at the workshop, the group will then analyze each editing, and learn from each other’s work. Hervé will give his insight on each edited version of the footage. The participants should at the end be self-conscious of their editing choices, as well as aware of the other options taken by the other participants. PROFILE OF PARTICIPANT The workshop designed for Editors, Directors, Sound Editors, Film Students, or anyone interested in entering the Film Business on the area of Editing 16 hours Duration: 2 days Dates: 25-26 October 2014 Location: Paris France Maximum number of participants: 25 WORKSHOP FULL By registering to the workshop you agree with FFL terms and Conditions
18/19.10.2014LONDON / UNITED KINGDOM
SOUND EDITING WORKSHOP WITH EDDY JOSEPH

LAST 2 PLACES! ABOUT EDDY JOSEPH Eddy Joseph is without a doubt on of the most successful Sound Editors of our time Eddy Joseph has been in the Film Industry for over 40 years and a Sound Editor for 30. He has collaborated with such directing luminaries as Alan Parker, Bernardo Bertolucci, Louis Malle, Jean-Jacques Annaud, Neil Jordan and Anthony Minghella. His credits include “Pink Floyd The Wall”, “Angel Heart”, “Batman”, “The Commitments”, “The Crying Game”, “Little Buddha”, “Interview with the Vampire”, “Evita”, “Enemy at the Gates”, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone”, “Cold Mountain”, “Corpse Bride”, “United 93″, “Casino Royale” and “Quantum of Solace”. He has received 2 BAFTA Awards and 6 further Nominations and 16 MPSE Nominations. Full list of credits on www.imdb.com/name/nm0430577/ Eddy Joseph experience speaks for itself and guarantees the high standards our participants have come to expect from FEST FILM LAB. WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION The Sound Editing workshop will focus on a diversity of topics of the art of Editing the sound of a film, you will have the chance of not only receive this knowledge from Eddy Joseph, but also interact in a very strong way, as the group will have up to 25 participants, making it extremely practical and interactive. You will also have the opportunity to assess the issues you encountered on your own work and the projects you have worked on or will work, and receiving the feedback to unblock situations in the future. Session 1 THE ESSENCE OF THE CRAFT Film History is your friend. Developing a hinterland Auteur versus Sound Editor – the realities of the business. DIY - low budget approaches Understanding your abilities PRE-PRODUCTION Aesthetic overview – the sound of the story Crewing up Storyboarding before track laying How to work with: Editors Producers Directors Planning for Digital VFX Session 2 POST PRODUCTION Working with the editor Digital VFX in post Guide music Working with a composer Track Laying Temp Mixing Test screenings ADR Foley Sound Design Premixing The final sound mix Home Cinema Premiere PROFILE OF PARTICIPANT The workshop designed for, Sound Editors, Directors, Sound Mixers, Film Students, or anyone interested in entering the Film Business on the area of Sound. LOCATION OF THE WORKSHOP Roehampton University, London 16 hours Duration: 2 days Dates: 18th and 19th of October Location: London Price: 399GBP ((299GBP discount of 25% Until 15th October) Maximum number of participants: 25 By registering to the workshop you agree with FFL terms and Conditions