Discover the next wave of South West Film Talent at The Wave Makers Talent Day!
Dive into a day dedicated to the art of filmmaking and the pulse of new talent in the South West. Whether you're a student, professional, or simply a film enthusiast, this event is your gateway to the vibrant world of film and HETV production.
- 15:30-17:30 Future BAFTA Winners Short Film Competition
- 17:30-19:00 Wave Makers Get Networked
- 19:00-21:00 BFI NETWORK & Film Academy Screening with Q&A
Future BAFTA Winners Short Film Competition from 3.30pm
Be part of an exclusive screening of six short films from the creative minds at Portsmouth, Winchester, and Solent Universities and vote for your favourite film, while our esteemed judges crown the best film.
Wave Makers Get Networked from 5:30pm
Are you crewing up for a short film? This is the perfect opportunity to pitch your production!
Meet and engage with representatives from BFI NETWORK and BFI FILM ACADEMY, who will be on hand to share insights and answer questions about the film industry. Unwind and connect in the bar, enjoy our hospitality and mingle with up-and-coming talents.
BFI NETWORK & Film Academy showcase with Q&A 7-9pm
Engage in a thought-provoking Q&A session hosted by BFI NETWORK Talent Coordinator Ella McDonald, featuring "Goodbye Python" director Frankie Fox.
Experience a showcase of exceptional, regionally funded films by BFI NETWORK South West & BFI Film Academy South West, including:
"Slow Burn" by Tommy Gillard (14 min)
"Goodbye Python" by Frankie Fox (5 min)
"Spines" by Joseph Inman (11 min)
“Homegrown” by Corinne Walker (15 min)
Tickets: FREE (includes entry to all wave makers events)
This event is sponsored by Millstream Productions and supported by BFI NETWORK and BFI Film Academy, University of Portsmouth, University of Winchester and Solent University.