It’s a fantastic day to be at ASFF. Here is a round up of everything that’s going on today and some key events that are not to be missed.
Comedy 4: Alternate Realities, Yorkshire Musuem, 10.30 – 11.30.
Start your day off with some laughs in one of our favourite ASFF venues. Experience comedy from different counties and seee films from France, UK and the USA with this programme of shorts.
Lunch at 1331.
As an ASFF pass holder, make sure that you sample the fantastic food from 1331, our Official Bar & Restaurant. With a menu that will get your mouth watering, there’s no better place to take a brief pause and fuel up for the rest of the day’s activities.
Screening and Panel: Independent Film Production, York Theatre Royal Studio, 14.00 – 16.00
How do you keep independent film production relevant in the 21st century? Independent films are finding new audiences via the development of online distribution platforms. Falmouth discusses how to leverage resources, finances and talent to support micro budget feature films, which reflect today’s competitive and accelerating landscape.
Screening and Panel: Long Live the Image, Kill the Script, York Theatre Royal Studio, 16.45 – 18.45
The Northern Film School, sponsors of the ASFF best Screenplay Award, has made innovative and award winning films for over 25 years. They return to the festival in 2017 with a specially curated showcase screening, followed by a rowdy panel discussion hosted by Dan Weldon titled: “Long Live the image. Kill the script. Down with text based cinema!”
UK Screen Agencies Drinks Reception, Pitcher & Piano, 17.30 – 19.00
Engage with industry representatives and filmmakers from Creative England, Scottish Film Talent Network, and Ffilm Cymru Wales within the riverside bar Pitcher & Piano. This is your chance to meet with all the agencies in one location to learn more about funding and opportunities for filmmakers. Limited Capacity.
Meet the Filmmakers Social, York Theatre Royal, 19.00 – 21.00
Get to know the creatives at the heart of ASFF 2017 at York Theatre Royal on Saturday night. This event invites filmmakers and guests to network with established and emerging practitioners from the Official Selection. This is your chance to expand your contacts and liaise with industry professionals, fellow filmmakers and creatives.
There is so much to see and do across ASFF, please click here to download the programme our pop into the Festival Hub to have a chat with one of our team.
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1. Still from Comedy 4: Alternate Realities. Courtesy of Martin Garde Abildgaard.