Are you an aspiring screenwriter, director or producer looking to progress your career in film or television?
BFI NET.WORK Wales are presenting their latest Launchpad event for writers, directors and producers in conjunction with BBC Wales and CULT Cymru at Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff on Saturday 28th March 2015.
The event is targeted specifically at Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) talent with the aim of championing under represented voices and stories from Wales. We invite all new and emerging talent from BAME backgrounds born or based in Wales, to join us for this unique opportunity.
There will be a mix of sessions for producers, writers and directors including talent labs, screenings and a networking reception. Speakers and mentors include producer Stella Nwimo (Human Traffic, Stud Life), writer-director CampbellX (Stud Life), producer John Giwa-Amu (The Machine, Silent Storm), Nadia Denton, Calum Gray (Independent Film Group) Deborah Sathe (Film London), film maker and festival programmer Cary Sawhney and writer-director Kolton Lee.
Screenings include 4 short films from Film London’s initiative for BAME film makers - London Calling+ - and Amma Asante’s first feature, set in Wales: A Way Of Life.
Ffilm Cymru Wales also have calls out for Writers' Lab and Director's Lab participants, targeting aspiring BAME filmmakers.