October 918 2020

Online + Frankfurt Rhine / Main

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Adrian Wootton

Adrian Wootton OBE is Chief Executive of Film London and the British Film Commission. Adrian is a Programme Advisor to the BFI London Film Festival, Venice Film Festival and Noir in Fest, Milan. He is Founding Director of Shots in the Dark Festival, Nottingham. In 2012, Adrian received an Honorary Doctorate in the Arts. In 2014, he received an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from the University of East Anglia and in 2017 was awarded an OBE for Services to Film. Most recently, Adrian has led the British Film Commission’s work to develop the COVID-19 Production guidance for Film and High-end TV drama, as part of the BFI’s wider COVID-19 Screen Sector Recovery Task Force. Adrian is also a member of the British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA), the European Film Academy (EFA), the British Screen Forum, and a member of the DIT Creative Industries Trade and Investment Board.


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Our guests will take a look at the status quo within the industries and their possible future. They will discuss the changes that were and are caused by technological innovations, socio-political changes and, last but not least, accelerated by the pandemic situation. In this talk we focus on what will and must change in the future, within the film industry and its related creative industries in ...

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