The studio behind the 2017 BAFTA-nominated title discuss the development of the hit indie mobile game.
Francois Alliot (Nerial Studio)
Leigh Alexander (Narrative Director – Reigns: Her Majesty).
On the theme of reality, this years prestigious Games Lecture sees Dan Hay, executive producer and creative director at Ubisoft Montreal discuss how developers can leverage the world around them to build inspiring games. Hay’s credits include the Far Cry Series and Marvel Ultimate Alliance.
Now in its eighth year, the series celebrates screenwriters’ authorial contribution to film, and gives esteemed writers a platform to share highlights and insights from their careers. This year we welcome Mark Boal, Sean Baker, Edgar Wright, Dee Rees and Anthony McCarten.
An experienced panel of content creators share their craft insights and expertise in short form content. Confirmed speakers include; Max Gogarty (BBC Three), Joshua Buckingham (All 4), and Jack Fletcher (Barcroft Media).
A showcase of three film comedy script extracts by emerging UK writing talent, selected by an industry jury. Featured industry guests include; director Lone Scherfig (An Education, Their Finest) and producer Amanda Posey (An Education, Brooklyn).
An all-day event in Bristol on marketing and distributing your short film, presented with the British Council in association with Shooting People. Sessions include: The Festival Circuit and Crowdfunding your way to success!
The British Academy Children’s Awards honour the very best in children’s film, games and television and the nominations for this year’s awards have been revealed.
Online educational platform TrueTube leads the nominations with seven, CBeebies receives its 11thconsecutive nomination for Channel of the Year, and streaming channels Amazon and Netflix receive their first ever nominations at these awards.
BAFTA’s biggest event in the US, the annual AMD British Academy Britannia Awards, took place in Los Angeles last Friday. Dick Van Dyke, Ava DuVernay, Kenneth Branagh, Claire Foy, Aziz Ansari and Matt Damon were all honoured at the ceremony hosted by comedian Jack Whitehall.
Jane Featherstone, producer of ITV’s Broadchurch + Channel 4’s Humans, discusses the nature of the contemporary television industry, connecting with audiences + gives advice for new writers in the industry.