« FOCUS gets to the heart of production needs & opportunities in the UK & overseas »

Debbie Vertue, Hartswood Films

An excellent trade event. I would fully recommend other industry professionals to attend.”

Callum McDougall , Executive Producer (Skyfall, Spectre, Mary Poppins Returns)

A fabulous show – not only is it very informative, but it’s a great networking space. FOCUS gets to the heart of production needs & opportunities in the UK & overseas.

Debbie Vertue, Director of Operations, Hartswood Films
Debbie Vertue, Producer, Hartswood Films, Production, Industry, Interview, Television, Shoot, Film, Filming, Locations, Article, Editorial, FOCUS, News, UK, Sherlock

FOCUS should be a fixture for everyone’s calendar. Like MIP in scope and ambition but packed into a manageable size & timespan, this event is informed, relaxed & rewarding. Not to be missed.”

Martyn Auty, Producer, Life & Soul Pictures

“FOCUS has grown into the must-go-to festival of thinking & talking about production.”

Lyndy Stout, Editor 1.4

“If you are looking to learn about soft money film financing in Europe, you have come to the right place.”

Kristian Van der Heyden , Producer, Harald House

It’s really exciting to see so many people from all over the world talking about the business of making film”

Adrian Wootton, CEO British Film Commission and Film London


Do you produce content for film, TV, advertising, animation and interactive entertainment? Then FOCUS is an essential date in your industry calendar. 

FOCUS is the only UK event to bring in film commissions, locations providers and production service companies from over 70 countries. The programme is developed in consultation with leading organisations including the British Film Institute, British Film Commission, Pact, Directors UK, Advertising Producers Association, The Production Guild, Creative Skillset, UK Screen Alliance, Creative Europe Media Desk UK and Women in Film and TV

  • Network with professionals in the creative screen industries
  • Attend two days of keynotes, workshops, panel discussions and case studies. 
  • Explore a world of location filming, production support services and facilities.
  • Meet with international film commissions and get up to speed on the latest film incentives from around the world
  • Pre-arrange meetings using the online scheduler
  • Relax and enjoy a drink in the FOCUS bars and at international happy hours. 

Opening Times

Tuesday 3rd December 9am – 7pm
Wednesday 4th December 9am – 5pm

See the 2018 exhibitors here.

See the 2018 programme here.