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FOCUS brings together professionals from all sectors of the audiovisual industry

“FOCUS 2017 celebrated its third year with record attendance and fantastic feedback from the production community. We are proud to present our fourth edition in December 2018. The FOCUS team is working hard to produce an even bigger and more exciting show for all sectors of the creative screen industries, whilst preserving the friendly, welcoming atmosphere, which is valued by our visitors and exhibitors.”

Jean-Frederic Garcia, FOCUS Director

Following a highly successful 2017 event, FOCUS, The Meeting Place for International Production, will return to the Business Design Centre London on 4/5 December 2018 for its fourth edition. The event will remain completely free to attend for industry professionals.

FOCUS is aimed at all the creative screen industries – including film, TV, advertising, animation and interactive – and is the only UK trade event where attendees can meet with content makers, film commissions, production services and locations providers from over 60 countries. Each December, the industry’s key players converge at FOCUS, transforming two days of meetings, networking events and seminars into deals and lasting business relationships.

At FOCUS 2018 over 100 expert speakers will address the key opportunities and challenges concerning the production industry today. The programme is developed in consultation with leading industry organisations, including the British Film Institute, British Film Commission, Pact, Directors UK, Advertising Producers Association, The Production Guild, ScreenSkills, UK Screen Alliance, Creative Europe Media Desk UK and Women in Film and TV to ensure that it addresses current needs and concerns.



FOCUS is presented by The Location Guide.

The Location Guide are the world’s leader in global location filming production content and contacts. Since 1998 they have provided the global screen production industries with unparalleled production resources. The Location Guide publish up-to-date information and contacts in print, online, via social media and through events that are used by productions for filming on location around the world. 

No matter the type, size or production budget The Location Guide help over 55,000 production professionals make the smartest decisions to maximise production values and the bottom line.