Navigating the Industry: Gain Exclusive Insight and Advice

Aesthetica Short Film Festival provides a number of masterclasses and events which broaden the horizons of those that attend; providing critical discussion and practical insight into everything from camera operation to arranging funding.

Sara Putt Associates is a leading independent UK agency and diary service for film professionals who have worked on productions such as Doctor Strange (2016), The Jungle Book (2016) and Snow White & the Huntsman (2012).

Putt, who established the agency in 1989, has produced several award winning short films including Tattoo which was BAFTA nominated in 2002, and also sits on the main BAFTA Board as chair of the Learning and New Talent Committee.

Navigating the Industry is a fundamental event for filmmakers looking to gain insight into a competitive and constantly evolving field. Sharing her years of experience in a uniquely structured masterclass, Putt will provide advice on how to understand and approach various aspects of the industry and build your career in front of the camera and behind the scenes.

In an ambitious and popular industry that is reaching new heights of technical innovation, it can be hard to break into the industry. Whatever role you’re aspiring to, this talk supplies exclusive information about how to give yourself a better chance in the continually developing landscape of film.

Saturday 5 November, 15:00 – 16:00 Quad South Lecture Theatre, York St John University

BAFTA qualifying ASFF 2016 runs from 3 – 6 November. For more information or to book onto masterclasses:

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