100+ speakers and 150+ exhibitors from 50+ countries
At FOCUS 2017, you can discover a world of locations, explore production solutions for any type or size of project and get up to speed on global filming incentives worth millions of £s.
With lots of informal networking opportunities over receptions, happy hours and parties, FOCUS is your essential industry gathering.
REGISTER as a FOCUS delegate now to reserve your place at sessions and take advantage of facilitated meetings. It will give you free access to the whole programme.
We’ll be announcing the full schedule soon, but here’s a taster of the kind of production intelligence we’ll be offering. The FOCUS programme has been developed in consultation with leading industry bodies, including BFI, BFC, Pact, APA, PMA, Creative Skillset, Animation UK, Games London and WFTV. Presented in association with media partner Variety.
Secrets of Success – keynote with Sally Joynson, CEO Screen Yorkshire.
The Changing Business of Advertising – keynote with Lindsey Clay, CEO Thinkbox
The Global Impact of High End TV with John Bernard (Peninsula Films), Einar Sveinn Thordason (Pegasus Pictures) and international film commissioners David Shepheard (Vancouver), Walea Constantinau (Honolulu), Rita B Troxel (Florida).
Skilling the Future with Kate O’Connor (Consultant), Rob Alcock (Head of Training, BBC Academy), Andrew Chowns (CEO, Directors UK) Kaye Elliott (High End TV Lead Creative Skillset), Alison Small (CEO, The Production Guild), Magnus Temple (CEO, The Garden Productions)
The Ripple Effect – How film and TV drama productions grow the creative industries with Andrew Barnes, Olsberg SPI
Existential Innovation with Jo Coombes, Adgreen and Aaron Matthews, albert
Story Sharing in The Future Home with Simon Gosling, Unruly
‘Lost in London’ – A Case Study with James Waller (Film London), David Broder (Loupe Films), PC Steve Dixon (MPS Film Unit).
Location, Location, Location? The People in the Know! in association with BECTU, with location managers Harriet Lawrence, Paula Lamont and Charlotte Wright
The Boom in Branded Video with Steve Garvey, Moving Image
Legal Refresher for Film and TV with Katrien Roos, Harbottle & Lewis
With many more sessions to be announced!