Sargent-Disc BAFTA Filmmakers’ Market for Emerging Film Talent

Posted on 26 June 2013

BAFTA and Sargent-Disc have announced a new partnership to deliver a career development initiative for new filmmakers.

The Filmmakers’ Market

Saturday 13 July
BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LN

The day will feature a packed days of masterclasses, screenings and advice sessions to help filmmakers improve creative and business skills as they move towards making their first feature, and progress in the industry.

This year’s Filmmakers’ Market is supported by 19 of the UK’s major film organisations. Highlights of the day include:

  • advice on budgeting from The Production Guild
  • a directing masterclass with Directors UK
  • a crowdfunding ‘how to’ with Shooting People
  • Kickstarter; a seminar on film tax credit and EIS funding with Harbottle & Lewis
  • and a British Council‎-led session on navigating the international festival circuit

The day will culminate in a ‘New Talent Summit’ where a panel of industry practitioners from Film4, National Film and Television School‎, Film London, Creative England and the BFI Film Fund will debate the current career development landscape for new filmmakers, and will examine where it is heading in the future.

Tickets to the Sargent-Disc BAFTA Filmmakers’ Market are available now here.

All main programme tickets are £6 each. Screenings, speed surgeries and the Vimeo Networking Drinks are free to anyone who books a ticket for a main programme event. Highlights from the day will be published on Twitter with the hashtag #filmmakersmarket.

Sargent-Disc BAFTA Filmmakers’ Market for Emerging Film Talent