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Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival 2012
Recorded as part of the Encounters Short Film and animation Festival 2012, here is a selection of events and masterclasses offering expert advice, insights and industry knowledge, as well as a chance to catch up on some of the highlights of the festival.
18 - 23 Sep 2012
Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is the UK’s longest running competitive short film and animation festival. It presents one of the world’s best-known showcases and meeting points for emerging talent, and seeks to promote the importance of short film as a means to develop the next generation of filmmakers and animators. Encounters is also a gateway to the world’s most prestigious short film and animation awards: the BAFTAs, the Oscars®, the European Film Awards and the Cartoon d'Or.
In 2012 Encounters moved dates. Previously opening in November, the festival moved to 18 – 23 September, taking place at venues in and around the Harbourside area of Bristol.
This collection contains a selection of events and materclasses recorded as part of Encounters 2012, so if you missed the festival, you can view some of the highlights here.
Contentertainment 2012 In this talk, a panel of content creators share their experiences of creating games, apps, books, toys, and more.
DepicT! Showcase + Filmmakers Q&A Filmmakers selected for DepicT! 2012, Watershed's super-short filmmaking competition, discuss their work and experience of filmmaking.
Filmmaker Focus: Kim Longinotto Award-winning documentary filmmaker Kim Longinotto discusses her life, career, and body of work.
FilmWorks Launch - It Begins With An Idea... A panel of Industry professionals discuss the FilmWorks programme, and explore how filmmakers can develop their ideas to pitch and beyond.
Flying Blind Q&A Director Katarzyna Klimkiewicz and producer Alison Sterling discuss 'Flying Blind', a Bristol-based feature made as part of iFeatures.
Fresh Flix: Inside Out In this event, a panel of brilliant film industry professionals spoke to students from years 9 - 13 about working in the film industry.
Jeremy Thomas in Conversation Oscar-winning independent film producer Jeremy Thomas discusses his career, influences, and inspirations.
PUSH ME in 90 Seconds: Panel Discussion A panel discussion following screenings of the PUSH ME films, celebrating artists who are pushing themselves to reach unattained goals.
The Way to Documentary 2012 A panel of industry professionals answer audience questions, discuss their experiences of documentary filmmaking, and share their views.
To Score or Underscore Exploring the narrative possibilities of the soundtrack, a panel of experts discuss the different approaches to film music.