Drawing on experiences co-producing between countries from Japan to France, Ireland to Lebanon, season curator and BAFTA-nominated producer Elhum Shakerifar will give a masterclass on the basics of producing, with specific focus on co-production and collaboration across borders – talking through current realities and opportunities, having realistic expectations and finding the right partners to collaborate with.
About Elhum Shakerifar:
Elhum is a BAFTA nominated producer, winner of the 2017 Women in Film & TV's BBC Factual Award, and one of Screen International’s 2018 #Brit50 Producers on the Rise. Working with a range of partners including BFI, BBC, Sundance, Doc Society, Irish Film Board, Arab Fund for Arts and Culture, Chicken & Egg Pictures and Women Make Movies to name a few, her work has been broadcast internationally and screened at festivals including Berlinale, IDFA, Rotterdam, CPH:DOX and Dubai Film Festivals. Elhum was recipient of the 2016 BFI Vision Award and is part of the 2019 EAVE cohort.
This masterclass is part of "Shubak: Spotlight on Arab - British Identity" under the Special Screenings/ Programs Section.
*The masterclass in English only
*The masterclass is free of charge and doesn't require registration