How it works

All of the sessions take place at Picturehouse Central.

All industry talks & events are open to industry badge holders only. Show your badge for entry (no tickets necessary). All events are first come, first served.

Badges can be collected at the industry badges desk at Picturehouse Central open June 8-June 12. If you are picking up your badge on June 9 before the first industry brunch please allow extra time.


Wednesday 8 June

Early badge pick-up, desk opens 12.00 to 18.00


Thursday 9 June

Badge pick-up begins at 10.00


11.3012.45 | Industry brunch and roundtable discussions (in association with Film4)

Where: Ground floor café & first-floor restaurant


13.0013.45 Sundance Film Festival Director Tabitha Jackson in conversation with Nicole Davis (Best Girl Grip podcast)

Where:  Screen 4


14.3015.15 | Filmmaker conversation with Adamma Ebo (writer/director) and Aranne Ebo (producer) from Honk For Jesus. Save Your Soul — moderated by Nicole Davis (Best Girl Grip podcast)

Where:  Screen 4


17.0018.00 | Happy hour in association with London Film School

Where:  Members' Bar


Friday 10 June

Badge pick-up begins at 10.00


10.3012.00 | Industry brunch and roundtable discussions  (in association with BBC Film)

Where: Ground floor café & first-floor restaurant


12.3013.30 Creating your impact strategy

Sarah Mosses, Founder & CEO, Together Films
Jessica Edwards, Director of Impact & Partnerships, Doc Society 
Moderator: Ben Dalton, international reporter, Screen International

Where:  Screen 4


14.0015.00 | Funding for Emerging Talents

Mia Bays, Director, BFI Film Fund
Farhana Bhula, Senior Commissioning Executive, Film4 
Jordan McGarry, Head of Talent Development & Production, Film London
Claudia Yusef, Head of Development, BBC Film
Moderator: Wendy Mitchell, Sundance Film Festival: London producer

Where:  Screen 2


17.0018.00 | Happy Hour

Where:  Members' Bar


18.0018.45 | Industry Keynote with Christine Vachon, co-founder and producer, Killer Films Moderator: Wendy Mitchell

Where:  Screen 4


Saturday 11 June


10.0011.30 | Industry brunch with roundtable discussions, in association with BFI NETWORK

Where: Ground floor café & first-floor restaurant


12.0013.00 Getting your short into the world, in association with BFI NETWORK 

Alice Cabanas, BFI NETWORK
Katie Metcalfe, Nowness 
Olive Nwosu, writer/director Egungun 
Sophie Mair and Dan Gitsham, writer/directors The Thing That Ate The Birds  
Moderator: Mike Plante, senior programmer, Sundance Film Festival

Where:  Screen 4


15.1516.00 | Documentary masterclass: The Princess
Ed Perkins, director, The Princess

Simon Chinn, producer, The Princess

Moderator: Nicole Davis

Where:  Screen 5


17.0018.00 | Happy hour in association with Film London

Where:  Members' Bar


Sunday 12 June


11.0012.30 | Industry brunch with roundtables discussions, in association with Movio

Where: Ground floor café & first-floor restaurant


14.0015.00 Writer/Director Max Walker-Silverman on The Making of A Love Song. Moderator: Wendy Mitchell

Where:  Screen 4


15.0016.00 | Industry talk: The Movie that Blew My Mind

With guests including Jim Archer, writer/director, Brain and Charles

Moderator Nicole Davis

Where:  Screen 5


17.0018.00 | Happy Hour in association with ScreenSkills

Where:  Members' Bar


The Industry Passes are now sold out. But you can still pick up a regular Sundance Festival Pass or opt for the VIP Festival Pass.


Sundance Film Festival: London takes place on 9—12 June, at Picturehouse Central.


Thanks to our industry partners: BBC Film, BFI and BFI NETWORK, BIFA, Dark Matter, DCM, Doc Society, Film4, Film London, London Film School, Meta, Movio, Nowness, ScreenSkills, Screen International, Together Films