Durham’s inaugural Film Festival: what you need to know
Students of Durham, take note: a historical event is about to take place. Durham’s first ever Student Film Festival is taking place on the 3rd and 4th of February, 2012.
A number of activities are freely available. Aspiring acting, production and media creatives as well as any film buffs should get themselves to the plethora of workshops, talks and screenings happening over the two days. You can confirm your attendance via the Facebook page – spaces will be limited for some events.
Friday 3rd February:
6:00pm – Workshop: “Screen Acting for Film and Television” with William Webb – A look at the different techniques, what directors are looking for in a performance, and how the process differs from theatre.
7:30pm – Vane Tempest Room, Dunelm House (Durham Students’ Union) – Short Film Screening – The screening and judging of our chosen local and national short film entries.
9:00pm – Kingsgate Bar – Networking session: An opportunity to find out more about Durham Student Film and the Durham Film scene, and for networking with judges.
Saturday 4th February:
3:00pm – Elvet Riverside 149 – Workshop/Talk: “Making a Short Film” with Sandie Jamieson and Ken Grieve – an introduction to filmmaking essentials for anyone interested in film and cinema.
4:00pm – Elvet Riverside 149 – Workshop/Talk: “Screenwriting” with Sandie Jamieson and Ken Grieve – a guide to finding a concept, and writing a producible screenplay.
5:00pm – Elvet Riverside 149 – Workshop/Talk: “How to get ahead in Media” with Colin Webb – A film-focused careers talk on the media industry.
7:00pm – Kingsgate Bar – Networking Session: The festival will end with a second opportunity for networking and discussion.