BFI Doc Society, the delegate partner for the BFI National Lottery funds for UK documentary film, invite new and emerging creative filmmaking talent, established filmmakers and diverse voices to join them at Docs Ireland to explore the landscape for non-fiction film across the UK and Ireland.
The event will dive into the detail on Doc Society and how they work with filmmakers, hearing from those on the frontline of independent film funding, showcasing inspiring creative shorts and features, excavating commissioning opportunities and hosting an afternoon of one2one doc ‘surgeries’ and networking with colleagues from Docs Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen.
So whether you’re a doc-maker, doc-lover or simply doc-curious, Doc Society invite you to join the community as the embrace a new vision for documentary film.
Contributors include: Hayley Reynolds [Assistant Commissioning Editor, BBC Storyville] Gavin Humphries [Editor, NOWNESS], BFI Doc Society Grantee Filmmakers: Beryl Richards, Lanre Malaolu and Elizabeth Benjamin, Christine Morrow [New & Emerging Talent Executive, Northern Ireland Screen], Bethan Jinkinson [Executive Editor, BBC ideas], Jacqueline Edenbrow [Executive Producer, Guardian Documentaries].
Further speakers to be confirmed.