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The Film Industry Conference 2011

Event information

Event information

Programmed especially for teachers and lecturers of Film and Media, the Film Industry Conference offered an exclusive ‘behind-the-scenes’ audience with the people who bring you the biggest blockbusters and the best in specialised cinema from around the world.

This one-day event considered the UK film industry from an educational perspective exploring production, distribution, exhibition and the future of cinema. It is based on a series of contextualising presentations and film case studies. The conference also offered delegates the opportunity to ask key questions of leading professionals and share ideas and experiences with colleagues.

Date: Monday 13th June 2011
Venue: Geological Society, London W1J 0BG

This one-day conference will explored:

  • Brand new case studies on production and distribution from established figures in the UK film industry
  • 3D, new media and media convergence
  • Perspectives on film funding
  • Discussion groups

Feedback from 2011 attendees:

"I have been to the conference for the past three years and each year it has been outstanding" - Ian Coleman, Head of Media at The Billericay School

"This is honestly one of the best conferences for media/ film a teacher could attend" - Mary Berrisford, Head of Media at City & Islington College"

"As ever, the opportunity to hear from industry professionals is invaluable. Through detail and anecdotes it is an incredible way to get relevant contemporary and useable information" - Megan Lloyd Johnson, Media and Film Studies Teacher, Esher College

Previous Attendees

Photo of Photo of Hugh Jackson

Hugh Jackson

Ysgol Dinas Bran, Llangollen

"It will completely revolutionise the way I teach. By using and having the confidence to teach using interactive methods my pupils will be engaged, informed and entertained"


Photograph of a Film Education workshop, showing Film Education trainer working with delegates

Our training events focus on giving teachers information and guidance on using film in education. Alongside the digital video training we offer nationwide, we also organise regional INSET days, which can help teachers with any level of experience get to grips with using film within the curriculum. Please contact us to enquire about CPD opportunities.