The Insider’s Guide: Taking Films to Market | Pift Pacific Islanders in Film & TV

From Script to Screen

With the sheer number of films in the global market, what does it take to get your projects recognised on the international stage?

Fresh from Sundance, SXSW, Cannes’ Marché du Film and Berlin’s EFM, producers Robin Scholes, Ant Timpson and Alexander Behse come to together for a special market debrief chaired by producer Christina Milligan.

Don’t miss this chance to hear from those with years of market experience as they shed light on what distributors, sales agents, and other potential partners are looking for, what is capturing their attention right now, and why.

Tuesday 23rd August, 7pm drinks, 7:30-8:30 talk, The Classic, 321 Queen Street, $5 koha appreciated.

Make sure to stick around afterwards for a slice of pizza on us!

Robin Scholes has produced some of NZ’s most successful films including ONCE WERE WARRIORS and MR PIP. In 1997, she was made an OBE for her services to the film and television industry. Robin was at Berlin’s EFM with her recent feature film MAHANA.

One of the creative minds behind the Incredibly Strange Film Festival and 48 Hours, Ant Timpson, has been championing NZ’s genre film scene for decades. Over the past few years Ant has produced and EPed a number of international genre hits including HOUSEBOUND, DEATHGASM, TURBO KID and THE GREASY STRANGLER. In 2016 Ant travelled to both Sundance and SXSW promoting his large slate of feature films.

Alexander Behse has produced both film and television, including acclaimed feature documentary EVER THE LAND and current hit POI E. Alexander made the rounds at TIFF, Cannes’ Marché du Film, Sheffield Doc/Fest, and AIDC with his current feature docs MY YEAR WITH HELEN, POI E and KIM DOTCOM.

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