EIFF – Masterclass In Digital Distribution – Tuesday 26th June

EIFF-logo-reverse-rgb-540x362Presented by Talking Point, BAFTA Scotland, Creative Skillset, Skillset Craft & Technical Skills Academy.   A masterclass in digital distribution.  How can games, apps and multimedia help you publicise and market your film?  Find out at the 2013 EIFF.

Date: 26th June

Time: 17:00-18:30

Location: Traverse Theatre 1 (EIFF Delegate Centre)

Access: EIFF Passholders. Please sign up at the registration desk in the Delegate Centre to book your place or email industryevents@edfilmfest.org.uk.

Have you thought about using apps, games and other multimedia resources to publicise & market your film? How will you reach and engage an audience in a saturated digital market? How do you consider all of these aspects at the development stage, when you’re trying to raise finance and get your script green lit?

Answers to these and other questions will be the topic of this straightforward masterclass. We’ll be informally discussing all aspects of digital distribution with industry experts, delivering an essential and invaluable understanding of Digital Distribution. The masterclass is funded by http://www.craftandtech.org

talking point logoExpert panellists will include:

Brian Baglow: founder of digital media consultancy Hollow Earth and ScottishGames.net, lecturer at Napier University’s Screen Academy and interactive/digital expert on the BAFTA Scotland committee.

Julia Short: Head of Acquisitions at The Works Film Group. Actively involved in delivering several high profile training courses for the FDA, Creative Skillset and MEDIA. She is a trustee of the Independent Cinema Office, mentors students from Screen Academy Scotland and Film Agency Wales and is a guest speaker at the NFTS and London Film School.

Matt Locke: Founder of Storythings, a creative studio which helps clients deliver stories digitally, Matt has over 15 years experience in digital media including Head of Innovation at BBC New Media, and Head of Multiplatform at Channel 4 where he developed such projects as Million Pound Drop, Big Brother, Skins and Misfits.

We would like you to submit your questions prior to the event to ensure an interactive discussion and meaningful Q&A session. For further information please contact helen@talkingpoint.uk.net

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