Experience the festival in your own way with the following tickets and passes  from 6 – 9 November 2014.

Screening Passes

Friday Screening Pass

Friday Screening Pass
7 November 2014
£15 (concessions available)

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Saturday Screening Pass

Saturday Screening Pass
8 November 2014
£15 (concessions available)

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Sunday Screening Pass

Sunday Screening Pass
9 November 2014
£15 (concessions available)

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Weekend Screening Pass

3 Day Screening Pass
7 – 9 November 2014
£30 (concessions available)

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Single Screening Pass

Single Screening Pass
Valid from 7 – 9 November
£5 (concessions available)

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Masterclasses

Lisa Gunnning

Lisa Gunning:
The Craft of Editing

Venue: Reel Cinema York
Friday 7 November 2014
Time: 18:00 – 19:30
Price: £8.50

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BAFTA-nominated editor Lisa Gunning has worked on commercials to collaborations with Anthony Minghella and Goldfrapp to features including Seven Psychopaths and Nowhere Boy. Technological tools of filmmaking are accessible, however, the craft of using them to shape a story remains vital. She reveals the trade editor’s secrets and the post-production process.

 

Beggars Group

Craig McNeil: The A-Z of
Producing Music Videos

Venue: York St John University
Friday 7 November 2014
Time: 12:30 – 13:30
Price: £8.50

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Today’s music audiences are not only media-savvy but media-saturated, so how do you get your artist noticed? Craig McNeil, director of TV and Film at Beggars Group, one of the largest independent record labels in the world and home to performers including Arcade Fire, The Strokes and Dizzee Rascal, explains the secrets of a successful music video.

 

Sheffield Doc/Fest

Hussain Currimbhoy:
Programming Documentaries

Venue: York St John University
Friday 7 November 2014
Time: 16:00 – 17:00
Price: £8.50

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Now in its 21st year, Sheffield’s Doc/Fest is one of the world’s leading events and marketplaces for documentary film and competition is tough to get access to such a strong global platform. Festival programmer Hussain Currimbhoy discusses the selection criteria and the workings of the submission process, and offers tips on getting your work noticed.

 

Channel 4

Susie Wright:
Getting Your Films Noticed

Venue: York St John University
Friday 7 November 2014
Time: 11:30 – 12:30
Price: £8.50

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Channel 4’s Susie Wright is one of the first people who sees the work of emerging creatives who hope to bring their work to a channel that has a reputation for innovative and diverse programming and a long history of supporting new and upcoming talent. In this masterclass,Susie will disclose the criteria used to assess pitches from aspiring filmmakers.

 

Kathryn Ferguson

Kathryn Ferguson:
The Rise of Fashion Film

Venue: York St John University
Friday 7 November 2014
Time: 13:00 – 14:00
Price: £8.50

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Kathryn Ferguson has created films for leading brands and designers, from Chloe to Selfridges, as well as for musicians including Lady Gaga and Sinead O’Connor. She has worked around the world as a curator specialising in the new and emerging genre of fashion film. In this session she will talk about its wider impact on society and on visual culture.

 

Barney Cokeliss

Ridley Scott Associates:
The Art of Advertising

Venue: York St John University
Friday 7 November 2014
Time: 14:30 – 15:30
Price: £8.50

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Before Alien and Blade Runner, Ridley Scott and his company were honing their talents on creating memorable TV adverts, from Hovis bread to the launch of the Apple Mac. Director Barney Cokeliss and producer Lisa Joseph will speak about their work in short film and commercials for the likes of Volkswagen and Lexus and how to collaborate with brands on projects.

 

Biyi Bandele

Biyi Bandele:
From Page to Screen

Venue: York St John University
Friday 7 November 2014
Time: 16:00 – 17:00
Price: £8.50

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One of the most exciting screenwriters and directors working today, this is a chance to learn from the man who successfully brought Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Half Of A Yellow Sun to the screen. Biyi Bandele, who is also an acclaimed playwright and novelist in his own right, will discuss the challenges posed by adapting an existing text into a screenplay.

Association of Camera Operators

Creating A Visual Narrative:
Understanding New Technology

Venue: York Theatre Royal
Friday 7 November 2014
Time: 12:00 – 13:00
Price: £8.50

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The often unsung heroes behind the lens step out of the shadows to offer their insights into how they created the award-winning visuals that brought to life the outer-space peril of Gravity, the epic action of Gladiator, the magic of Harry Potter or the sumptuous period atmosphere of Downton Abbey. Various speakers – click here for further information.

 

Indiegogo

Indiegogo: Techniques for
Crowdfunding Success

Venue: York St John University
Friday 7 November 2014
Time: 16:00 – 17:00
Price: £8.50

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Crowdfunding is a vital part of the creative economy. Recently, it has shown its power by generating the financial backing for features like Iron Sky: The Coming Race and Palo Alto Stories by James Franco. Anastasia Emmanuel will explain how to effectively create a funding campaign to harness people power in bringing your project to the screen.

 

Anna Smith

Anna Smith:
The Role of Film Criticism

Venue: York St John University
Friday 7 November 2014
Time: 12:30 – 13:30
Price: £8.50

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With the rise of social media, is the critic’s role still vital to a thriving film culture? Anna Smith, one of the UK’s leading film journalists, both in print and on TV, who has written for Empire, Time Out and the Guardian and is vice-chair of Critic’s Circle Film, explores the influence of criticism today and the practicalities of screenings. Suitable for those interested in film journalism.

 

BlinkInk

Animation Production and
Design with BlinkInk 

Venue: York St John University
Friday 7 November 2014
Time: 16:30 – 17:30
Price: £8.50

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Winners of the British Animation Award, Blinkink’s signature style combining animation and live action has been catching the public eye from John Lewis’s The Bear and the Hare Christmas campaign to the award-winning video for Bjork’s Mutual Core. Executive producer James Stevenson Bretton will talk about the fast-changing world of animation production today.

 

Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion:
The Changing Face of Short Film

Venue: York St John University
Friday 7 November 2014
Time: 15:30 – 16:30
Price: £8.50

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Short film is vital to the development of the UK’s film industry but marginalised in distribution in spite of its daily consumption. Our panel: Philip Ilson (London Short Film Festival), Maggie Ellis (Film London) Dave Smith (Northern Film School), Iain Gardner (Edinburgh International Film Festival) and Alex Heathcote (Producer at RSA) debate the future of the form.

Revolution Software

The Meeting Point Between
Film & Gaming with Charles Cecil 

Venue: York St John University
Friday 7 November 2014
Time: 13:30 – 14:30
Price: £8.50

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BAFTA Cymru award winner Cecil Charles MBE is Revolution’s Managing Director focusing on writing and design. He will discuss the narrative and aesthetic aspects of interactive entertainment and the crossover between film and gaming. He is an ambassador for BAFTA (Video Games) and sits on the BFI and Screen Yorkshire Boards.

 

The Languages of Contemporary World Cinema
Venue: York St John University
Friday 7 November 2014
Time: 13:00 – 14:00
Price: £8.50

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Using examples from various international films screening at ASFF, Dr. Alastair Phillips will discuss the cultures of contemporary global cinema, with an emphasis on how cinematic language speaks about the world today. This masterclass will especially appeal to individuals interested in film as a form of communication.

 

Double Negative:
Building the Digital World

Venue: York St John University
Friday 7 November 2014
Time: 12:00 – 13:00
Price: £8.50

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Double Negative is one of the world’s leading VFX studios creating high end visual effects and ground breaking digital environments and creatures for film & television. Victoria Long will talk about the company’s growth, creative drive, how to get into the industry and showcase their recent work including VFX breakdowns revealing the magic behind some of this years biggest films.

 

Special Ticketed Events

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Opening Night
Venue: City Screen York
Thursday 6 November 2014
Time: 19:00 – 23:00
Price: £12

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York’s own riverside arthouse cinema and live performance venue, City Screen, is surely the ideal setting to raise the curtain on this year’s festival. The ASFF 2014 Opening Night event will feature screenings to whet the appetite for the programme ahead, as well as an after-party. Guests will receive a complimentary drink with their ticket as well as an ASFF VIP Bag filled with a selection of goodies. Book early as tickets are limited.

 

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Friday Night Party
Venue: 1331
Friday 7 November 2014
Time: TBC
Price: Free Entry

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ASFF’s official restaurant and bar 1331 is situated in York’s lively Latin Quarter. A hive of activity throughout the festival screening films in its luxury Brandy Brown’s Little Cinema with reclining seats and table service, it is the place to be on Friday night, where you can connect with friends old and new in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Over drinks discuss festival plans for the weekend and chat to the filmmakers about their practice.

 

Meet the Film Festivals

Meet the Film Festivals
Venue: Middletons Hotel
Friday 7 November 2014
Time: 17:00 – 18:15
Price: £7

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A new event for ASFF 2014 – add to your contacts list and to find out exactly what festival programmers are looking for. Representatives from leading UK and international festivals including: Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival, Bradford Film Festival, British Urban Festival, Cabriolet Film Festival, Edinburgh International Film Festival, Encounters, London Film Festival, Sheffield Doc/Fest and Short Shorts & Asia Film Festival.

 

Networking Sessions

Networking Sessions
Venue: Dean Court Hotel
7, 8, 9 November 2014
Times: Between 11:00 – 16:00
Price: £7

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The pace of change in the film industry, driven by the impact of new technology and new ways of creating and consuming film, is fast-moving and it can be hard to keep up. Held at the Dean Court Hotel, a stone’s throw from the beautiful York Minster, this year’s range of networking sessions give our visitors a chance to interact with representatives from a range of leading film organisations to keep their fingers on the pulse.

 

Meet the Filmmakers

Meet the Filmmakers
Venue: Yorkshire Museum
Saturday 8 November 2014
Time: 19:00 – 23:00
Price: £7

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A chance for all emerging filmmakers, aspiring filmmakers and those who simply love film to meet some of the artists whose work is at the heart of ASFF 2014. As well as being an exciting opportunity to network, share ideas and make contacts within the film industry, there will be a screening and a panel discussion, as well as music and a bar late into the evening. From 7pm at the Yorkshire Museum, Saturday 8 November.

 

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Awards Ceremony & After Party
Venue: De Grey Rooms
Sunday 9 November 2014
18:00 – 21:00. After Party 21:00 – 23:00
Price: £7

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The historic De Grey Rooms, situated next to York Theatre Royal, are not only home to the headquarters of ASFF but also to a stunning ballroom, which makes a suitably glamorous setting for the festival’s closing ceremony. Category winners will be announced as well as the Best of Fest and the People’s Choice. Your ticket includes a free drink to kick off the evening with last-minute networking to close a memorable weekend. Book early.

 

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The Yorkshire Film Archive
Venue: TBC
Sunday 9 November 2014
Time: TBC
Price: £5

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The Yorkshire Film Archive presents Filmed and Not Forgotten an exploration of films made just before, during, and after WWI, in communities across the region. Capturing a moment in time, and now, one hundred years later, they connect us to the people who were there – and who, by chance, were filmed. 50% of individual ticket sales will go to the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. Entrance is included with screening passes.

 

Collecting Tickets

Please note that you will need to exchange your email receipt for a Festival Ticket at the Festival Hub (Visit York) before you can access the screenings. The Festival Hub will be open for you to collect your tickets from 9am on Thursday 6 November.

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