Animation Roundtable – BFI NETWORK x Encounters Film Festival

  • Tue 14 Sept

    Animation Roundtable – BFI NETWORK x Encounters Film Festival

    Online

BFI NETWORK South West are hosting an animation focused online roundtable, open to South West based writers, directors and producers who have an animated short film idea they want to make and are considering applying for BFI NETWORK Short Film Funding. Hosted by our regional Talent Executives, this informal roundtable session will be in a small group setting with a maximum of 15 filmmakers.

We will ask each participant to introduce themselves and their current animation project. The Talent Executives will talk through BFI NETWORK Short Film Funding, the eligibility criteria, application process and what makes a short animated film idea stand-out.  

You will have the opportunity to ask the Talent Executives any questions you have about BFI NETWORK Short Film Funding as well as meeting possible future collaborators. 

BFI NETWORK Short Film Funding is open from application from 31st August – 27th September 2021, we fund short animation and live-action films, up to 15 minutes in length and cover production costs up to £15,000. Find out more on the funding on the BFI NETWORK website here. 

This session is only open to those based in one of these South West counties: Bath & NE Somerset, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Isles of Scilly, Isle of Wight, North Somerset, Plymouth, Poole, Portsmouth, Southampton, Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, Torbay or Wiltshire (see BFI Regional Map). You must be actively working on a short animation project in either the producer, director or writer.  

Please register for a place via the Eventbrite link below, you will then be notified that your place has been confirmed and sent the zoom joining link. Places are given on a first-come, first-serve basis – please book early to avoid disappointment.

Live automated captions will be provided, if there is anything else we can do to make this event more accessible to you then please let us know in the relevant section of the registration form. 

Register here

 

If you would like to find out more about how to budget an animated short, then do check out our masterclass with producer Chris Hees, book your place here. 

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