The Wave Makers Talent Development Day

United Kingdom, 2024 / 330 Mins

Director: Various

Starring: Various

This is a free event as part of Making Waves Film Festival, Portsmouth’s annual celebration of creative filmmaking talent and cinema culture.

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Discover the Next Wave of South West Film Talent at The Wave Makers Talent Development Day - dedicated to the art of filmmaking and the pulse of new talent in the South
West. Whether you’re a student, professional, or simply a film enthusiast, this event is your gateway to the vibrant world of film and HETV production.

What Awaits You:

15:30 -17:30 - Future BAFTA Winners Short Film Competition

Be part of an exclusive screening of six short films from the creative minds at Portsmouth, Winchester, and Solent Universities.
Cast your vote! Participate in selecting the audience’s favourite film, while our esteemed judges crown the best film.

17:30-19:00 - Wave Makers Get Networked

Unwind and connect in the bar at No.6 Cinema. Enjoy our hospitality and mingle with up-and-coming talents.
Are you crewing up for a short film? This is the perfect opportunity to pitch your production!
This is also a prime opportunity to meet and engage with representatives from BFI NETWORK and BFI FILM ACADEMY, who will be on hand to share insights and answer your questions about the film industry.

19:00-21:00 - BFI NETWORK & FILM ACADEMY Showcase and Q&A

Engage in a thought-provoking Q&A session hosted by BFI NETWORK Talent Coordinator Ella McDonald, featuring “Goodbye Python” director Frankie Fox.
Experience a showcase of exceptional, regionally funded films by BFI NETWORK South West & BFI Film Academy South West, including:
“Slow Burn” by Tommy Gillard (14 min)
“Goodbye Python” by Frankie Fox (5 min)
“Spines” by Joseph Inman (11 min)
“Homegrown” by Corinne Walker (15 min)

Why You Can’t Miss This:

Network with Peers: Connect with a community of filmmakers, enthusiasts, and industry
Gain Insights: Learn about the intricacies of working on funded short films.
Celebrate Local Talent: Be inspired by the creativity and passion of filmmakers from the
South West.

Limited Availability!

Spaces are filling up fast. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this unique film experience.
RSVP now to secure your spot in this day of cinematic exploration and networking. Visit to register.

Join us at The Wave Makers Talent Development Day – where film dreams set sail!
Supported by: Millstream Productions, BFI NETWORK, BFI FILM ACADEMY, University of
Portsmouth, University of Winchester, Solent University.

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