AGENDA 2022

Latest agenda for film conference “Film Finance Forum 2022” being held on Oct 13-14, 2022 in London, UK.

13th Oct
09:00 AM
KEYNOTE I: Future of Film Finance & Film Distribution Post Pandemic
Melek De-WintMelek De-Wint - Research & Evaluation Director , The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation

09:20 AM
KEYNOTE II: Navigating the International Film Funds opportunities
Shaun ConwayShaun Conway - Founder & President , IXO

09:40 AM
KEYNOTE III: Tax Credits and International Productions
Kay ParpliesKay Parplies - Head of Unit/ Senior Economist , European Commission

10:00 AM
KEYNOTE IV: Malta’s Cash Rebate programme and Screen Malta
Allison ClarkAllison Clark - Associate Director , MacArthur Foundation

10:20 AM
ONLINE NETWORKING BREAK
Raphael BettiRaphael Betti - Head of Equity Risk Management , European Investment Fund (EIF)

10:50 AM
KEYNOTE V: New Rules of International Sales & Film Distribution

11:10 AM
KEYNOTE VI: Streaming Platforms and Film Finance - New Opportunities
Farrukh H Khan, Farrukh H Khan, - Chief Business Development Officer and member of management committee , ACUMEN

11:30 AM
PANEL DISCUSSION: LATEST MARKET TRENDS IN FILM SALES AND DISTRIBUTION

12:30 PM
ONLINE NETWORKING BREAK

01:00 PM
Using Co-Production Deals to Mitigate Your Risk
Karen E. WilsonKaren E. Wilson - Private Sector Finance , Development Co-Operation Directorate, OECD

01:15 PM
Social Impact Investing in Films: Doing Well by Doing Good

01:30 PM
Post-Covid Films Ecosystem: How Can New Films Get Financed Today

01:45 PM
How Public Funds are Backing Independent Film

02:00 PM
ONLINE NETWORKING BREAK
Rodney SchwartzRodney Schwartz - CEO , ClearlySo

02:15 PM
Exploring the UK' EIS Rules for International Film and TV Producers

02:30 PM
Investment Strategies for Venture Capital in Films
Darshita GilliesDarshita Gillies - CEO , MAANCH

02:45 PM
Securing Presales in Foreign Markets

03:00 PM
Structuring Co-productions to Maximise Returns

03:15 PM
Emerging Opportunities in Streaming & Distribution Deals

14th Oct
09:00 AM
KEYNOTE I: Exploring Film Markets for Film Finance

09:20 AM
KEYNOTE II: THE ROLE OF DIGITAL MARKETING IN FILM DISTRIBUTION AND SALES
Michele GiddensMichele Giddens - Co-Founder and Partner , BRIDGES FUND MANAGEMENT

09:40 AM
KEYNOTE III: Digital Platforms and Film Finance - Emerging Trends
Mauricio RODRIGUESMauricio RODRIGUES - Co-Head, Impact Investing , BARCLAYS WEALTH

10:00 AM
KEYNOTE IV: Bank Loans and Film Investment

10:20 AM
ONLINE NETWORKING BREAK
Severin LuebkeSeverin Luebke - Lead for the Impact Programme , DFID (Department for International Development)

10:50 AM
KEYNOTE V: The Role of Blockchain in Film Finance and Distribution
Tom BrittonTom Britton - Co-Founder , SYNDICATEROOM

11:10 AM
KEYNOTE VI: Funding & Production Opportunities at Screen Yorkshire
Hannah SchiffHannah Schiff - Manager, Research , GIIN (Global Impact Investing Network)

11:30 PM
PANEL DISCUSSION: EMERGING OPPORTUNITIES IN FILM FUNDS AND DIGITAL PLATFORMS
Nigel Kershaw OBENigel Kershaw OBE - Chair , The Big Issue Group

12:30 PM
ONLINE NETWORKING BREAK

01:00 PM
BAFTA's Role in Film Development
Alexander BrunnerAlexander Brunner - Head of Impact Investments , LGT Bank (Zurich)

01:15 PM
Sustainability and financing through data, modelling and IP management

01:30 PM
Rights authentication, management and monetization and on project financing and impact investing

01:45 PM
Pitching for Film Finance & SEIS Opportunities

02:00 PM
ONLINE NETWORKING BREAK

02:30 PM
How new technologies in filmmaking can Impact Fim Finance and Distribution
Klaus-Michael ChristensenKlaus-Michael Christensen - President , Swiss Impact Investment Association (SIIA)

02:45 PM
New Sales Opportunities in Global Film Distribution Ecosystem
McKinsey & CompanyMcKinsey & Company - (Speaker TBC)

03:00 PM
Navigating U.S. Film Incentives

03:15 PM
CLOSING KEYNOTE - Film Packaging Strategies and its Impact on Film Sales & Finance