26 Apr 23
After a hugely successful first year, the Sundance Film Festival: London Industry programme is once again opening its doors to attendees across the film industry.
The programme, taking place at the festival's Picturehouse Central hub, includes four brunches where experts join industry newcomers for personal talks and advice, and four happy hours for industry networking.
New this year is a live pitching session, where emerging filmmakers can pitch their idea and get instant feedback from a panel of experts from across production, financing, distribution and festivals.
Plus, the Industry talks programme will feature masterclasses with top filmmakers, along with examining topics including sustainable production, new ways of reaching audiences, and how to get the most out of film festivals.
U.S. producer Anthony Bregman will deliver this year's industry keynote talk. Bregman premiered three features at the Sundance Film Festival this past January: Flora and Son, Eileen and You Hurt My Feelings.
Bregman, co-founder of New York-based production company Likely Story, has 50+ film credits also including Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, In The Heights, Sing Street, Enough Said, Friends With Money, Foxcatcher, Synecdoche, New York, Collateral Beauty and more.
U.S. producer Anthony Bregman (industry keynote)
Akua Gyamfi (The British Blacklist)
Alison Owen (Producer)
Andrew Orr (Sky Cinema)
Bobby Allen (MUBI)
Carlo Cresto-Dina (Producer)
Christos Michaels (Lee & Thompson)
Emily Morgan (producer)
Eugene Hernandez (Sundance Film Festival's new Director)
Eva Yates (BBC Film)
Farah Abushwesha (Producer)
Farhana Bhula (Film4)
Faye Ward (Producer)
Finn Halligan (Screen International)
Hannah Boulton (The Agency)
Joana Vicente (Sundance Institute CEO)
Jonathan Rutter (Premier)
Julie La'Bassiere (Apple)
Karina Gechtman (Anton Corp)
Kate Leys (Script editor)
Kim Yutani (Sundance Director of Programming)
Kristy Matheson (BFI London Film Festival)
Len Rowles (Protagonist)
Matthew James Wilkinson (Producer)
Melanie Iredale (Reclaim The Frame)
Mia Bays (BFI Film Fund)
Mia Powell (Pretty Bird)
Negeen Yazdi (Fifth Season)
Phil Hunt (Bankside/Headgear/Bohemia)
Prano Bailey Bond (Filmmaker)
Sarah Brocklehurst (Producer)
Shanida Scotland (Doc Society)
Sophie Green (Bankside)
Tejinder Jouhal (HanWay)
Tony Grisoni (Screenwriter)
More speakers and industry partners will be confirmed before the festival.
The industry talks are only open to industry pass holders. The number of passes sold is capped to protect the intimate nature of the event –please note that last year's badges sold out before the festival.
Sundance Film Festival: London runs from Thursday 6 July - Sunday 9 July at Picturehouse Central. The full film programme for the Festival will be announced on Wednesday 3 May. There will also be a series of public, ticketed talks included at the Festival, to be announced later.
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*All speakers are subject to change.
The detailed Industry Programme schedule will be confirmed in June.
Sundance Film Festival: London takes place from 6 to 9 July 2023. Click here to find out more!
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