Friday, May 23, 2008

Doco makers converge in London

I may go to this event

Doc/Fest is proud to be sponsoring the Televisual Intelligent
Factual Festival 2008 on June 18th and 19th at the Arts Cub,
central London.

An important event for all in the business of creating factual
programmes: IF'08 showcases some of the biggest names and
boldest ideas in factual programme making.

Through a series of informed and insightful debates, fifty of the
UK's leading factual commissioners, directors, producers and
financiers join together to discuss how to create factual
programmes, how best to pitch them and how to fund them.

Panel sessions include four 'Meet the Commissioners' sessions
covering specialist factual, digital channels, factual
entertainment and current affairs; on the spot interviews
with the executives that shape your world; Big Screen Stories;
The three hundred and sixty degree spin; Alternative funding;
Where next for factual and many, many more..

The outstanding speaker line up includes Hamish Mykura, Richard
Klein, Angus Macqueen, Roly Keating, Dorothy Byrne to name but a

Full details may be found at

The event has been moved to The Arts Club (still in London W1)
this year and now has a beautiful on site garden area for relaxing
and socializing between sessions as well as a grand drawing room
for paid delegates' complimentary coffees, teas, soft drinks and
lunchtime club sandwiches. There are also free drinks for paid
delegates on Wednesday evening, running with the (also new)
10 x 10 evening.

A valuable, informed and stimulating two-day event not to be
missed ­ we look forward to seeing you there.

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