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28/29.01.2017London UK
CINEMATOGRAPHY WORKSHOP WITH REMI ADEFARASIN

ABOUT REMI ADEFARASIN

Remi Adefarasin is a British cinematographer, born 2 February 1948. He was educated on Photography and Filmmaking at Harrow Art School and began his career as a cameraman trainee at BBC-TV’s Ealing Studios. While there, Adefarasin contributed to various different TV movies and series, before making the leap to the big screen. In 1998 the cinematographer lent his vision to the cinematically astonishing historical drama “Elizabeth”. Framing lead actress Cate Blanchett’s character regally navigate the political waters of turn of the 16th century England, Adefarasin swept awards season. In addition to an Academy Award nomination for Best Cinematography, he took home the awards from the BAFTAs, the British Society of Cinematographers and Camerimage as well. Adefarasin has also worked with Woody Allen on one of the filmmaker's most successful recent films: 2005's “Match Point”, as well as the critically acclaimed 1990 Alan Rickman-starring drama “Truly Madly Deeply”. His filmography is extense: other well-known works from this cinematographer are “About a boy” (2002), featuring Nicholas Hoult and Hugh Grant; “Johnny English” (2003), starring Rowan Atkinson; and “Cemetery Junction”, starring Felicity Jones (2010). With a triumphant return to TV, in 2010 Adefarasin was nominated for an Outstanding Cinematography Emmy for his work on the acclaimed TV dramas “The Pacific” (his second Emmy nomination, which followed his 2001 nomination for “Band of Brothers”). In 2012 he was included in the Queen's New Years Honours List, becoming an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for his services to the Television and Film Industry. More recently, his work contributed to the dark yet scintillating look of “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” (2016) Ricky Gervais' gritty "David Brent: Life on the Road" (2016) and "Me Before You" (2016). WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

The workshop will focus on a diversity of topics of the art of cinematography, you will have the chance of not only receive this knowledge from Remi Adefarasin, but also interact in a very strong way, as the group will have up to 25 participants, making it extremely practical and interactive. You will also have the opportunity to assess the issues you encountered on your films, and receiving the feedback to unblock situations in the future. The over all theme of the workshop will be: How Remi applies 30 years of shooting on film to shooting in the digital age, and what cinematographers can gain by ‘thinking film, shooting digital’ The workshop will also cover the following structure: ESSENCE OF THE CRAFT Auteur versus Industry – the realities of the business. DIY - low budget approaches Understanding your abilities Overview and “Case Study” clips of my work GETTING THERE Hollywood versus Europe Agents/managers/lawyers PREPPING Script break down Aesthetic overview – the look and the story - Stylistic Approach Crewing up Location hunting Rehearsing before the shoot Storyboard How to work with: Art department Costume Camera Planning for Digital VFX Camera systems, Lens selection Grip equipment Originating materials (film stock/tape) Relationship between the DP and the director Tradicional Vs. Digital How to properly tech scout a location How I design master shots and coverage SHOOTING Planning your day Blocking the scene Shotlists Storyboards on set Shooting strategy Camera - Movement - How / When / Why laboratory procedures Exposure - Zone System of Exposure - Film and Video LIGHT light meters Lighting Setup - Mood natural light location lighting studio lighting Night and day Lighting to suit actors WORKSHOP LOCATION London UK PROFILE OF PARTICIPANT The workshop designed for Cinematographers, Camera Operators, Directors, Film Students, or anyone serious about a career in the Film Business on the area of cinematography. Duration: 2 days Dates: 28-29 January 2017 Location: LONDON UK Price: 449GBP (337GBP with 25% Discount Until 17th January) Maximum number of participants: 25 By registering to the workshop you agree with FFL terms and Conditions

28/29.01.2017London UK
FILM DIRECTING WORKSHOP WITH PETE TRAVIS SOLD OUT FOR WAITING LIST PLEASE EMAIL filmlab@fest.pt

ABOUT PETE TRAVIS

Established director and BAFTA winner Pete Travis actually had a late start in his filmmaking career: before becoming a director, Pete Travis was a social worker. However, inspired by Alan Clarke and Costa-Cravas, he decided to take a post-graduate course in filmmaking. Soon after graduation he acquired the rights of “Faith” (short story written by Nick Hornby) and presented his first short film at the London TV Festival (1997). Later, he directed episodes of “Cold Feet” (1999) and the TV series “Other People's Children” (2000), as well as “The Jury” (2002) mini-series and the TV movie “Henry VIII” (2003), featuring Helena Bonham-Carter and Mark Strong. Impressed with his work, Paul Greengrass, “Captain Phillips´” director, sent Travis a script that he co-wrote with Guy Hibbert – “Omagh”. The film premiered in 2004 at the Toronto International Film Festival, where it won the Discovery Award. The film also won the 2005 BAFTA Award for “Best Single Drama”. “Vantage Point”, was his first major motion film, starring Dennis Quaid and Matthew Fox. It was released in the USA, in 2008. Just one year later, in January of 2009, Pete Travis took to Sundance to premiere “Endgame”, which dramatizes the last days of Apartheid in South Africa and stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, William Hurt, Jonny Lee Miller and Mark Strong. Later, Travis directed a film adaptation of the popular UK comic book series, “Dredd” (2012). In Travis' feature film, Karl Urban takes on the role of judge Dredd with Olivia Thirlby playing his young accomplice. The film quickly gathered a cult following. Pete Travis most recent work stars Riz Ahmed and Billie Piper: “City of Tiny Lights” (2016) - a crime thriller film, written by Patrick Neate and based on his own novel of the same name. WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

The Film Directing workshop will focus on a diversity of topics of the art of directing a film, you will have the chance of not only receive this knowledge from Pete Travis, but also interact in a very strong way, as the group will have up to 25 participants, making it extremely practical and interactive. You will also have the opportunity to assess the issues you encountered on your films, and receiving the feedback to unblock situations in the future. The workshop will also cover the following structure: PRE-PRODUCTION Introduction to “acting” / How to actors work? The Actor/Director relationship Letting the actors to build their own characters The Actor’s tools and methodologies The director in a casting What is a character? The importance of the story through the eyes of the character Planning Rehearsal - What to Rehearse and Why. Rehearsal Tools Directing The Character ON SET How to communicate with actors Staging the Scene and Blocking the Action How the camera affects performance. Business and endowment Keeping performances dynamic and the actors engaged. Keeping the set as a creative environment. What to ask for in a new take. Maintaining Continuity - Emotional and Physical WORKSHOP LOCATION London UK PROFILE OF PARTICIPANT The workshop designed for Directors, Film Students, or anyone serious about a career in the Film Business on the area of Directing 16 hours Duration: 2 days Dates: 28-29 January 2017 Location: LONDON UK Price: 449GBP (314GBP with 30% Discount Until 8th January) Maximum number of participants: 25 By registering to the workshop you agree with FFL terms and Conditions

25/26.02.2017London UK
FILM LAW DEVELOPMENT PRODUCTION AND EXPLOITATION DEALS

ABOUT KAMI NAGHDI

Kami has been listed in the legal directories for his expertise in both Media and Entertainment and Media Finance as top-tier ranked and has been described as "knowledgeable, thorough and fast". Kami's practice focuses on development, finance, production, exploitation and acquisition of audiovisual content across all media platforms. His clients include leading film-makers, brands, financiers, content creators, production companies, sales agents, distributors and agencies. Across 2005-2011 he moved into the film industry itself to work in film finance, production and distribution. He has produced nine international feature films with leading filmmakers including legendary directors Werner Herzog and Bille August and leading cast such as Christian Bale, Tom Wilkinson, Steve Buscemi, Stellan Skarsgard, Amanda Seyfried, Vera Farmiga and Michelle Williams. He has recently executive produced two documentaries. His films have launched at Sundance, DocFest, Berlin International Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival and have been distributed by Warner Bros, Paramount, Pathe, Twentieth Century Fox, MGM, Universal Pictures, Buena Vista, Sony Pictures, Image Entertainment, Vertigo, Entertainment One, Optimum Releasing (now StudioCanal), Magnolia and IFC. As a lawyer, his experience in the film industry is unrivalled. Kami heads the head the film & television practice at Clintons, a tier-one media and entertainment law firm in London. WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

FILM LAW, DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION AND EXPLOITATION DEALS A. GENESIS: Ideas: Auteur vs. Industry/Art vs. Culture/Writer-Directors Partnering with another producer / Creative and Financial Co-productions B. KEY STEPS AND NEXT STEPS Assembling a Creative Team and making a few Key Decisions: Commissioning a Writer Choosing a Director Hollywood vs. Europe Packaging of Talent: agents, managers and lawyers and casting directors Location of the Filming / Subsidies * The Value Chain / Copyright / Chain of Title / Screenplay Rights Option/Purchase Agreements Underlying rights: articles, books, life rights, etc. Creative Team Agreements: Short Form/Long-form Contract Director Agreement / Director Development Agreement Producer Agreement Writer Agreement Co-production Agreements Development Finance Agreement * Casting: Casting Directors / Securing Cast Actor Agreements: Major Deal Points (Upfront/Contingent Compensation, Deferments, Profit Participation: Gross vs. Net Guilds residuals Composer Agreement Music and Music Rights: Sync and Master Use Licenses Rights Clearance (artwork, brands, pictures) Location Agreements C. THE MARKET Distributors and Sales Agents The Revenue Waterfall Estimating Revenue: the highs and lows Sales Agency Agreement Marketing and Distribution Plan Distribution Agreements / Financier’s Notices of Assignment D. FINANCING Budget/Financing - Financing Sources: Equity, Pre-sales, Gap Financing, Debt and Subsidies Equity Investment Agreement Loan Agreement Security Agreement Interparty / Intercreditor Agreement Revenue Flow -Theatrical and Ancillary Rights: Domestic and Foreign BO, Domestic and Foreign Ancillary Rights Revenue Projections Collection Agreement E. EXPLOITATION P & A Funding Clearing Supporting Materials Marketing: Social Media, Press, Publicist, Website, Blogs, Word of Mouth Release Plan Film Festivals / Film Markets Theatrical Distributor or Alternative / Ancillary Media PROFILE OF PARTICIPANT

The workshop designed for Film Producers, Film Financiers, Directors, Junior legal and business affairs executives Film Students, or anyone interested in entering the Business of Film Production, Film Law, Film Finance or Exploitation. WORKSHOP LOCATION

London UK 16 hours Duration: 2 days Dates: 25-26 February 2017 Location: LONDON UK Price: 399EUR (319GBP Until 27th of January) Maximum number of participants: 25 By registering to the workshop you agree with FFL terms and Conditions

07/08.01.2017Berlin
Film Financing in an Entrepreneurial Age ONLY ONE PLACE LEFT!

ABOUT PAUL MILLER

Paul Miller is an independent producer working in the United States, Europe and the Middle East. From May 2012 until October 2013 Miller was Director of Film Financing at the the Doha Film Institute in Qatar. Miller oversaw a $2.5M education training programme, a $1m global grants fund and managed a $25M film financing fund. Prior to this Miller produced The Birder’s Guide to Everything directed by Rob Meyer, Babygirl, written and directed by Macdara Vallely, produced with Samson Films and the Irish Film Board. During this period Miller produced a feature length documentary, Poor Consuelo Conquers the World, with Les Films d’Ici for ARTE in 2011. Miller also Exec-Produced the feature length documentary, The Man Who Drew the Future with Una Films and ARTE. From 2002 - 2009 Miller was Head of Film Production at Crossroads Films, where he produced Snow Angels, which was released by Warner Independent Pictures in 2008. The film was written and directed by David Gordon Green and stars Sam Rockwell and Kate Becksinale and Golden Globe nominated, and A Love Song For Bobby Long starring John Travolta and Scarlett Johansson, released by Lionsgate Films in 2006. Previous films include John Sayles’ feature The Secret of Roan Inish (1994), the Academy Award nominated Lone Star (1996) and Golden Globe nominated Men with Guns (1997). Miller also produced Prozac Nation, directed by Erik Skjoldbaerg’s (“Insomnia”) and starring Chistina Ricci, Jessica Lange and Anne Heche. The film was released by Miramax. Miller was educated in England and is a graduate of the National Film and Television School in the U.K. He is a member and consultant with Paris based Ateliers du Cinéma Européen, (A.C.E.) Europe’s premiere producer’s association and a member of the Director’s Guide of America and the Producer’s Guild of America. WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

The Film Financing workshop will focus on the art of producing a film in our entrepreneurial age, where the means of manufacture and distribution are in flux and where finding your audience is key. The workshop will look at the how to develop, finance and complete a movie from the viewpoint of a creative producer. The workshop won’t be looking so much at the making of a movie more about setting off on the right track and finishing ahead of the game. The workshop will be practical and interactive, with participants also having the opportunity to assess the issues they encountered on their own films, and receiving the feedback to help similar situations in the future. Participants should be prepared to discuss an unproduced project that has been previously developed by them to the point of a first draft screenplay. The project doesn’t have to be an active project, just an idea that the participant can use in the workshop. The scripts will not be read or shared during the workshop. If the participant doesn’t have one, then an idea that has been developed to treatment stage is also sufficient. For each film idea, the participants should also think of a director, lead cast, location and budget range. The topics covered in the workshop: A. THE BEGININGS: Ideas: Auteur vs. Industry/Art vs. Culture/Writer-Directors, Budget/Audience Developing your Pitch: the Elevator Pitch/Longer Pitch Pitching to a writer and director, pitching to investors Partnering with another producer Logline Synopsis B. FIRST STEPS Assembling a Creative Team and making a few Key Decsions: Commissioning a Writer Choosing a Director The Filmmaking Triad: Director/Writer/Producer Hollywood vs. Europe Packaging of Talent: agents, managers and lawyers and casting directors Location of the Filming Screenplay Rights and Collaboration Agreements: Property Rights: Copyright/Chain of Title Screenplay Rights: Option/Purchase Agreements Underlying rights: articles, books, life rights, etc. Creative Team Agreements: Short Form/Long-form Contract: Director Agreement Producer Agreement Writer Agreement Producing Partnerships Development Budget Casting: Cast Lists, Casting Directors Securing Cast Actor Agreements: Major Deal Points (Upfront/Contingent Compensation, Deferments, Profit Participation: Gross vs. Net The Glory of Schedule ‘F’. C. MARKETING AND DISTRIBUTION RESEARCH AND BOX OFFICE COMPARABLES Box Office Comparables: including budget, domestic, overseas and worldwide revenue and any known ancillary revenue, year of release, distributor and maximum # of screens Marketing and Distribution Plan, Film Festivals, Distributors and Sales Agent D. FINANCING Revenue Flow -Theatrical and Ancillary Rights: Domestic and Foreign BO, Domestic and Foreign Ancillary Rights Revenue Projections ‘The Waterfall’ Estimating revenue based on Box Office: low, medium and high Budget/Financing - Financing Sources: Equity, Pre-sales, gap financing, loans and soft money E. BUSINESS PLAN How to Create a Business Plan for Your Film: Executive Summary Overview of Industry Investor Return/Deal Comparables Projections Revenue Stream ROI F. MAKING YOUR FILM BETTER AFTER THE SHOOT Post-Production Decisions: Improving the picture edit Composer, Music and Music Rights: Sync and Master Use Licenses, Rights Clearance for Publicity and Festivals, Royalty-free Music, Composer/Score, Cutting Edge) Test Screenings (friends, film professionals and NRG screenings) Deliverables G. INTO THE WORLD: MARKETING AND DISTRIBUTION Who is your audience? Precedents/Box Office Comparables Demographics: age, race, location, gender, socio-economic class, religion, education, consumer tastes, musical tastes, sports identification, hobbies, politics, occupation, exercise habits, food habits, etc. Influencers How will you reach the potential audience for your movie? Promotion: P & A Fund, Producer of Marketing and Distribution, Supporting Materials Marketing: Social Media, Press, Publicist, Website, Blogs, Word of Mouth Release Plan Film Festivals Film Markets Theatrical: Distributor or DIY Non-theatrical VOD (streaming archived content): free/Ad driven, Pay Community Screenings DVDs PROFILE OF PARTICIPANT

The workshop designed for, Film Producers, Film Financiers, Directors, Film Students, or anyone interested in entering the Film Business on the area of Film Production. LOCATION OF THE WORKSHOP

Berin, Germany 16 hours Duration: 2 days Dates: 7-8 January 2017 Location: Berlin, Germany Price: 499EUR (375EUR Until the 23rd of November) Maximum number of participants: 25 By registering to the workshop you agree with FFL terms and Conditions

07/08.01.2017Berlin
PRODUCTION DESIGN WORKSHOP WITH ALLAN STARSKI ONLY 1 PLACE LEFT!

ABOUT ALLAN STARSKI

Allan Starski is one of the top Production Designers working today. He has collaborated with directors such as Roman Polanski, Steven Spielberg, Andrzej Wajda, Peter Webber, among many other notable names. Son of famed screenwriter/ songwriter Ludwik Starski, Allan graduated in Architecture in Warsaw’s Academy of Fine Arts and began his filmmaking career in Poland with Oscar and Palme d'Or-winning director Andrzej Wajda. With a wide range of successful collaborations (including Człowiek z marmuru (Man of Marble),Człowiek z żelaza (Man of Iron) and Panny z Wilka (The Maids of Wilko) and Pan Tadeusz), it was with the film Danton (1982) that Starski began being noticed by his peers around the world. In 1993 Starski received an Academy Award for his work in Steven Spielberg’s revered film Schindler’s List – starring Liam Neeson, Ben Knigsley and Ralph Fiennes - which also secured Starski a BAFTA nomination. His extensive work includes Roman Polanski’s The Pianist (starring Adrien Brody) in 2002 (for which he won a Cesar Award) and Oliver Twist in 2005; Peter Webber’s Hannibal Rising; Agnieszka Holland's Europe, Europe and Washington Square. Starski also has an impressive body of worked on stage productions, having collaborated with acclaimed professionals such as Arthur Miller, Aleksander Bardini and Andrzej Tapicki. full credits on http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0823649/ Allan Starski is one of the most versatile and accomplished Production Designers of our age – his filmography speaks for itself and guarantees the high standards our participants have come to expect from FEST FILM LAB. WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION The Production Design workshop with Allan Starski will focus on a diversity of topics of the craft, you will have the chance of not only receive this knowledge from Allan Starski, but also interact in a very strong way, as the group will have up to 25 participants, making it extremely practical and interactive. You will also have the opportunity to assess the issues you encountered on your films, and receiving the feedback to unblock situations in the future. Participants will learn what makes a strong visual, and what to expect when working as a Production Designer. The workshop will also help directors and DP's understand the importance and how to deal with the Production Designer. The topics covered on the workshop will be: Creative team, Director, DP and PD. Story Board as a visual tool for discussion. Art department Breakdown and it influence on the film budget. Period research and artistic interpretation of historical knowledge. Concept drawings, models and final drafts. Location or Studio Sets ? Color in the movie. Creating color palette according to visual concept of the movie. Case study: Washington Square by Agnieszka Holland. Split locations in historical movie. Case study: "Franz Schubert" Specifics of black and white movies. Case study: "Doctor Korczak" By Andrzej Wajda. Case study: "Schindler’s List" by Steven Spielberg How director emotional knowledge influence visual style of the movie. Schindler’s List versus Pianist. Big historical movie with sets built entirely in the Studio. Case study: "Oliver Twist" by Roman Polanski Sci- Fi and the low budget, does it go together ? Case study: “Fear of Flying” Can you make big historical movie with shooting in 3 continents and 5 countries ? Case study: "The Cut" by Fatih Akim. CGI as an additional tool for Production Designer. Extending sets by Visual FX. Rates and Agents PROFILE OF PARTICIPANT The workshop designed for Production Designers, Art Directors, Costume Designers, Set Designers, Directors, Art Directors, DP's, Film Students, or anyone interested in entering the Film Business on the area of Production Design LOCATION OF THE WORKSHOP Berlin, Germany Duration: 2 days Dates: 7-8 January 2017 Location: Berlin, Germany Price: 499EUR (399EUR with 20% discount until the 27th of December) Maximum number of participants: 25 By registering to the workshop you agree with FFL terms and Conditions