Film London News Bulletin - 17 December 2008
Date posted: 17.12.2008
Film London's next Bi-monthly Exhibitor's Forum is on 15 January at the Genesis Cinema from 10am to 1pm. This is an opportunity to share sector news, opportunities, best practice and to get involved in developing ways of working together in new and exciting ways. The session will be followed by refreshments and networking opportunities.
Lighthouse are now accepting applications for their Animation Storyboarding course; a practical course in traditional and digital storyboarding. Under the expert guidance of course tutors Temple Clark and Giles Thacker, this is an opportunity for six storyboard artists or animators to develop a thorough understanding of traditional storyboarding practices and learn to use a range of digital tools to both facilitate the storyboarding process and to create basic animatics (moving storyboards) from their boards.
The eighth School of Sound series of international masterclasses will take place 15 to 18 April at the Purcell Room, Southbank Centre. The next programme will include presentations from animator and experimental filmmaker Phil Solomon, plus sound design in feature filmmaking, documentary sound design, the neurology of sound, radio and recording. Skillset bursaries applicable for UK professionals and a limited number of student bursaries are available.
Small Dark Places is a surreal darkly compelling and often funny tale of fear and love. Led by an outstanding performance from Tom Brooke (The Boat that Rocked*) with support from Zoe Tapper and Caroline Blakiston. Follow the process of how this short came to the screen, read early script drafts and the script editor's notes, meet the actors and crew in the documentary Illuminating Small Dark Places and learn all you need to know about the shoot itself in the directors diary. Small Dark Places will screen on BBC3 on 16 December and will then available on the BBC iplayer for the next 7 seven days.