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

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

FOCUS is up there as one of the top events that happen in the UK. where you can meet 60 countries and find out incentives and partners and potential opportunities.”

Dawn McCarthy-Simpson MBE, Managing Director of Business Development & Global Strategy, Pact

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
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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

“A fabulous event. FOCUS brings in so many great people from all aspects of the business.”

Phil Hunt, Managing Director, Head Gear/Bankside

“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

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COVID SAFETY

FOCUS is committed to delivering a live event that adheres to safety guidelines. The organising team is closely following Health and Safety advice from the UK Government and industry bodies, in collaboration with colleagues at the Business Design Centre. Read more here.

The Meeting Place for International Production

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

We are planning a 2021 edition that will offer a lively forum to meet and network – and to discover a plethora of filming solutionspotential partners and production intelligence for all types  of project and all levels of budget, from pre through to post. 

  • Attend an array of programme sessions, featuring leading industry experts and get up to speed on all the rapid developments in the screen industries.
  • Discover millions of dollars worth of filming incentives and get the most up to date advice on the current filming situation around the world.
  • Meet with potential partners from across the globe. Film commissions, agencies, locations providers and production services are available to meet 1-2-1.
  • Pre-arrange meetings using the online scheduler
  • Network with your peers in the screen industries.

FOCUS is the only UK event to bring together filmmakers, film commissions, locations providers and production service companies from over 80 countries.

FOCUS Delegate Registration is FREE and gives access to FOCUS London and FOCUS Digital.

Applications are open to professionals working in the creative screen industries.

This year you can also upgrade to a Premium Package giving a range of additional benefits, including on demand viewing of the conference during and after the event, additional peer networking opportunities and subscription offers from our media partner Variety (more details below). The cost is £34 (early bird before November 17th) or £55 standard.

 

 

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, ScreenSkills, UK Screen Alliance,  Women in Film and TV and Safe in Our World.

See 2020 exhibitors here I See the 2020 programme here.