Dynamic New Film Summit Launches in London

-Award winning designer Alex McDowell to keynote-

Launched today the [Future of Film] Summit 2019 is a dynamic conference-event designed to create the future of film and storytelling. The mission of the Summit is to inform, inspire and empower storytellers and transform the wider film ecosystem. Taking place on 26 November 2019 at BFI Southbank, London, the Summit will welcome world-class speakers for keynotes and panel sessions as well as hands on workshops on new tech and cutting edge creative and business strategies.

The event is designed for filmmakers, producers and storytellers and this core audience will be joined at the Summit by key film stakeholders, technology companies and forward-thinking brands investing in films.

Already confirmed for the event are a number of forward-thinking leaders in their field. The opening keynote will be delivered by award-winning designer and storyteller Alex McDowell, McDowell is working at the intersection of emergent technologies and experiential media. He is founder and creative director of experimental.design, where he and his team design immersive story worlds for industries and institutions. He has 30 years experience as a production designer of feature films, working with directors David Fincher, Steven Spielberg, Terry Gilliam, and Anthony Minghella amongst others.

The summit is being sponsored by Unreal Engine / Epic Games and will also include sessions on interactive filmmaking, brand-funding, world-building and virtual production. Hands-on demonstrations for delegates will include pioneering spatial computer system, Magic Leap.

Confirmed speakers for the day include Dr Jo Twist CEO of UKIE, Black Mirror Bandersnatch Editor Tony Kearns, Jack Attridge, Creative Director of Flavourworks, Art Director of Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker Claire Fleming, Pulse Films CEO and Co-Founder Marisa Clifford and Director / Producer HaZ Dullal showcasing his use of Unreal Engine, and many more.

The closing keynote will be Tim Webber, Chief Creative Officer at Framestore, the leading BAFTA and Oscar winning creative studio whose VFX slate boasts Gravity, Avengers: Endgame, Blade Runner 2049 and Game of Thrones to name but a few.

A selection of the speakers and participants will also take place in the [Future of Film] Think Tank which will take place the following day at King’s College London. Results of this will then be published.

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