FESTIVALS AND MARKETS

UK FILM represents the UK Film industry national and regional agencies at key international festivals and markets  - Berlin, FILMART, Cannes and Toronto. Our aim to help make international connections and provide clear information about our great locations, services, talent and films.

 

UK FILM CENTRE IN BERLIN

The UK Film Centre will be back at the European Film Market in Berlin from 5 - 12 February, open daily 09:00 – 18:30 (13:00 on Thursday 12).

The centre, managed by Film Export UK, is located at stand number 38, ground floor first right in the Martin Gropius Bau (MGB), where we will be showcasing the UK films in selection and supporting UK industry with their work out in Berlin.

Our UK FILM family partners will include the British Council, the British Film Commission (BFC), the British Film Institute (BFI)Creative EnglandCreative ScotlandFilm LondonNorthern Ireland ScreenUK Trade & Investment and the GREAT Britain campaign.

Book a 1-2-1 with industry experts!

1-2-1s: Co-productions, Certification/Tax relief and Filming in the UK

We are delighted to offer film professionals interested in working with or in the UK a chance to get advice from key representatives from our national agencies (‎the sessions are open to British and international producers), we can guide you through co-producing with the UK or simply qualifying as a British film to access tax relief and also shooting in the UK including sourcing the UK’s award-winning crew, talent, VFX & post facilities, studios and locations.

Saturday 7th February: 14.00; 14.30, 15.00, 15.30
Sunday 8th February: 11.00, 11.30, 12.00, 12.30
 
The sessions will be attended by representatives from the BFI Certification Unit, the BFI Film Fund, International and the British Film Commission 
 
Each session lasts approx 20 minutes, To book a place please email Nigel Cross , UK Film Umbrella Stand (ncross@filmexportuk.com)  with date and time of preferred session (choose from the above) that you would like to attend, your mobile telephone number and email address and a brief description of your project and requirements.

 

WEBINAR

HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF BERLINALE & THE EFM

On Wednesday 21 January 2015, a webinar was held on how to get the most of Berlinale and the EFM. In discussion about the festival’s industry platforms and business opportunities were Charlie Bloye, Chief Executive of Film Export UK, Matthijs Wouter Knol, Director of the EFM, Tristan Goligher, Producer of 45 Years, Miriam Ducke, Senior Trade Advisor Creative Industries, UKTI Germany and Nicola Jones, FFA, German UK Co-Productions.

We recommend starting the recording at 1minute 37 seconds

UK FILM CENTRE PARTNERS

4Square Films

Both Billy Hurman and Andrew Brown at 4SQUAREFILMS, (4SQF), have twenty four year’s experience each in the international film sales arena and have many strong relationships garnered over this period with major financiers and distributors – as they have sold to both Studios and independents. Having worked on over 100 films, we are a team highly experienced in packaging and selling independent films. Highlights include Shooting Fish with Kate Beckinsale; Heartbreakers with Sigourney Weaver and Gene Hackman; And When Did You Last See Your Father with Colin Firth; How To Lose Friends and Alienate People with Jeff Bridges and Simon Pegg, Last Orders with Helen Mirren and Michael Caine & Irresistible with Emily Blunt and Susan Sarandon. Our primary focus is to act as both executive producers, to assist producers in procuring finance from third party financiers, and to also act as a sales company selling all rights, both internationally and Domestically. We work closely with the production team to maximise every sales opportunity for the film from creative input (script notes, assisting in the casting process) to marketing, sales strategies, financing strategies, etc.

Amadeus Entertainment

Amadeus Entertainment is a London-based sales company for independent feature films with strong commercial potential. We acquire from 8 to 12 films per year, making sure we explore the potential of every movie at the maximum.

• Looking for new titles with commercial potential to represent worldwide
• Looking for films that require co-production, consulting & worldwide sales
• Looking to produce music scores and licensing through Amadeus Music Ltd

http://amadeus-ent.com/

Dogwoof

Dogwoof is a UK theatrical distributor and international sales agent specialized in documentaries. We have released over 150 documentaries across all windows, including Finding Fela, Nas: Time is Illmatic, Blackfish, The Act of Killing, The Spirit of '45, and Restrepo. We look for compelling, narrative-driven documentaries with international theatrical potential as well as a clear appeal to the audiences in the UK.

http://dogwoof.com/

Genesis Film Sales

Established in 2009 by Ian Hall, GENESIS FILM SALES gives access to a vast understanding of film and the international market place via a dedicated team of specialists. Genesis offers personal service, individual strategy & focuses on each project and its unique selling points. Genesis is ambitious, dynamic and has access to a wealth of film and entertainment experience.

http://genesisfilmsales.com/

Jinga Films

Jinga Films aim is to satisfy producers by licensing films at mutual beneficial terms world-wide.
We will not represent more films than we can pay attention to which is reflected in our relationship with international distributors who will know they will not have their time wasted when they attend our market screenings.
Our expertise is in the fantasy and horror genre, but we are also keen to consolidate our reputation as a company at the forefront of the digital revolution, launching innovative, cutting edge films from across all genres.

http://jingafilms.com/

Metrodome International

Launched in 2014 as part of the Metrodome Group, Metrodome International is a London-based international sales agent handling worldwide sales on Metrodome’s in-house productions along with worldwide sales on new films from independent, third party producers. The company’s objective is to provide a full and collaborative service for its producers and distributors through the film-making process from development to deal to promotion and release of its titles. Metrodome Group recently announced the launch of a production fund in partnership with Moli Films under which Metrodome International will oversee projects and handle international sales. Metrodome International aims to bring five titles to market each year covering a wide range of genres.

http://metrodomeinternational.com/

Moviehouse Entertainment

Moviehouse, formed in 2001, handles a variety of genre including action, animated, drama, documentary and sci-fi films. Our current slate includes children's THE HERO OF COLOR CITY, comedy CONVENIENCE, action HACKNEY'S FINEST and sci-fi SHOCKWAVE DARKSIDE, our first 3D movie. In addition, the company is currently developing a diverse slate of UK and International Productions. Run by joint managing directors Gary Phillips and Mark Vennis, London based Moviehouse Entertainment is a lean and focused operation with a Producer friendly ethos.

http://www.moviehouseent.com/

Parkland Pictures

As a UK-based international sales, distribution and production company, we produce and sell our own feature films for the international market and provide funding for co-productions by acquiring worldwide sales.

http://parklandpictures.com

SC Films International

SC Films specialises in international film sales, distribution, finance and film productions. SC Films is based in Soho, London and was founded by Simon Crowe and entrepreneur Matthew Joynes in 2008. We seek commercially minded producers, great scripts, and visionary directors – all genres are considered. SC Films aims to distribute 6 – 7 theatrical titles per year. Titles on release in 2015 include; Yellowbird (3D), The Last Showing, and later on this year, Animal Crackerz (3D). Films in production include John H Williams' Charming (3D) and UK / France thriller Road Games.

http://scfilmsinternational.com/

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