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Business of Film

Going Solo: Setting up your Own Production Company

Get tips and advice for setting up shop, from creating a financial plan to getting a film distributed.

Sunday 23 February 2020 11:00AM
Studio

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Learn about what it takes to start and run your own production company. Get tips and advice for setting up shop, from creating a financial plan to getting a film distributed.

Confirmed participants:

Emilie Jouffroy, Elation Pictures Founder
Elation Pictures is a production company set up by BAFTA and Sundance award-winning producers Emilie Jouffroy and Kamilla Kristiane Hodøl, and selected by the British Film Institute as one of the foremost new production companies in the UK in the context of their Vision Awards. Credits include Tides (BFI London Film Festival 2017) as well as short films Mr Whippy (wr. Paddy Campbell, dir. Rachna Suri), Edmond (dir. Nina Gantz), Manoman (dir. Simon Cartwright) and Diagnosis (dir. Eva Riley). Both Emilie and Kamilla are graduates of the MA in Producing at the National Film and Television School.

Moderator: Nicole Davis, Best Girl Grip podcast Host and Producer
Nicole Davis is the Host and Producer of Best Girl Grip, a weekly podcast interviewing women behind-the-scenes of the British film industry. By day she works as Assistant Editor of Film4 Online and is also a freelance writer.







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