Auckland Screen Edge Forum 2018
Friday, 25 May 2018
The annual pitching event, Doc Pitch, will once again form part of the Auckland Screen Edge Forum. Doc Pitch is a stage for filmmakers to pitch their project to a wide range of industry stakeholders including broadcasters, commissioning editors, funding agencies, distributors and independent producers. Selected projects will be given seven minutes to pitch, after which they receive feedback and advice from the panel. The panel will select the best pitches, with prizes to be awarded.
Saturday, 26 May 2018
Screen Edge Forum
The Screen Edge Forum continues to bring current and important subjects to the table, and will facilitate discussions essential for the well-being and future of our practitioners. Presentations, workshops and panels are designed to focus on advancing talented filmmakers, and offer all attendees a space to network, collaborate and seek partnerships with like-minded professionals.
Keynote Address: The Future of Storytelling
Closing Address: A Business Proposition
Joint Panel: #MeToo – Subject Within the Doc: What About Me?
What are the consequences for a film, and its subjects, when the filmmaker
is accused of harassment? Can a film be appreciated regardless of the
Session 1: The Good Pitch – Welcome to The Good Pitch² Pasifika.
Session 2: International Co-Productions – Looking for Mr/Ms Right
Session 3: Forgotten Images – Why are Production Stills Essential?
Session 4: Online Distribution – Expanding Your Grounds
Session 5: Stealing The Story – Indigenous and Sensitive Docos
Session 6: The Next Frontier – Artificial Intelligence in Storytelling
Networking drinks at Q Theatre
Sunday, 27 May 2018
Masterclass: Producing with Impact
Masterclass: Crowdfunding – Building an Audience