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BFI Media Conference 2016 plenary speech

BFI Media Conference 2016 plenary speech

Early Bird offer extended to Friday 9 June! Save up to 20% off full price delegate pass.

Welcome to the BFI Media Conference 2017! A unique professional development opportunity for teachers of film and media to meet, learn and be inspired. The conference brings together speakers from the film, TV, online and games industries with leading teachers and researchers in stranded optional sessions, as well as offering plenaries, special events and film screenings. This year’s highlights include plenary speakers Jay Hunt (currently Chief Creative Officer, Channel 4), Gurinder Chadha OBE (Director, writer, producer Viceroy’s House, Bend it Like Beckham and many more!) and David Gauntlett (Professor of Creativity and Design and Director of Research, School of Media, Arts & Design, University of Westminster).

Industry sessions include speakers from the BBC and independent TV production, Altitude Film Distribution on Moonlight and Lady Macbeth (pictured), Criterion Games on Star Wars Battlefront — Rogue One: X-Wing VR Mission, plus film production, marketing and music video. Teaching sessions include innovative approaches to theory and practical work, plus new ideas for finding resources, dissecting TV genre, exploring ideology with experimental film, and investigating whether what we know about fake news is true. Research sessions include Nordic Noir in the UK, News, Social Media and Young Consumers and Ofcom’s Study of 8-17-year-olds, ‘Children’s Media Lives.’

Save up to 20% on the standard price of a conference pass with the Early Bird offer.

  Early Bird offer (until Friday 26 May, extended to Friday 9 June) Standard Price
One full pass (2 days)* £270 £320
Two full passes** £240 £300
Three or more full passes** £215 £265
Day rate £200 £225
One full Concessionary/PGCE pass £120 £145

*Full passes may not be shared between delegates.

**Booked by same institution.

Download your application form and optional sessions form below.

For all enquiries, please contact us: mediaconference@bfi.org.uk, 020 7815 1329

Matt Charman hosts a screenwriting workshop at the 2016 BFI Media Conference.

Matt Charman hosts a screenwriting workshop at the 2016 BFI Media Conference.

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