The Move to Feature Films - Monday 11th April 2016

JULIAN BUSHELL
presents:


the next FILM MEANS BUSINESS event

panel & networking:

!  THE MOVE TO FEATURE FILMS !

For those looking to make a fully funded feature

hosted by: MICHAEL ASTON

when: Monday 11th April 2016, 7.00pm for 7.30pm start (9.30pm finish)

where: Deloitte Auditorium, 2 New Street Square, London. EC4A 3BZ

itinerary: interview and Q&A followed by networking

 Michael Axelgaard

Michael Axelgaard - Managing Director of Indie Capital
Michael's background is in banking, where he managed investments and arranged financing for structured debt and equity deals at ING Bank and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He also produced and managed the fundraise and investment realisation of the Hollow Pictures EIS, a special purpose vehicle created to finance the independent film Hollow. Hollow was nominated for a British Independent Film Award and distributed by Tribeca film, and the film generated both strong investment returns and tax benefits for investors. On the back of this success, Michael is launching a new media production company called Indie Capital, which will produce a portfolio of independent films, television, and digital content. Indie Capital’s team includes producers behind Oscar-winning independent films from the UK and investment managers who have a track record of making investors money. The goal of Indie Capital is to combine a strong creative pipeline with a rigorous financial approach and to promote UK independent media content to the world.

Mike Storey

Mike Storey - Head of Marketing at Scoop Films
Mike is Head of Marketing at Scoop Films and runs mouseclix, a marketing consultancy working with filmmakers on the marketing, promotion and distribution of their films throughout the full filmmaking timeline. For Scoop’s The Beat Beneath My Feet that journey included festival premieres at Raindance (Best UK Feature nominated) and at Berlinale (Crystal Bear nominated) and 10 other festivals around the world, a self distributed UK release through Picturehouses and mid 2016 North American release. He is a passionate advocate of filmmakers working with marketeers from an early stage in order to understand their audience and to position and steer the creative process towards a commercial conclusion.

Jeremy Wooding

Jeremy Wooding - Director/Producer
Jeremy is a director with stylish storytelling and genre-bending cinematic sensibility has meant that he has been involved at the cutting edge of independent film and televison work. Coming out of the London short film making scene of the late 90’s, his films range from vampire short SOUL PATROL (starring Sadie Frost) to British Bollywood feature film BOLLYWOOD QUEEN (starring James MacAvoy), feature film football comedy, THE MAGNIFICENT ELEVEN (starring Keith Allen and Robert Vaughn) and the western-horror feature BLOOD MOON (starring Shaun Dooley, George Blagden, Anna Skellern) Jeremy telvision work includes co-creating and directing the multi-award-winning programmes PEEP SHOW (C4), DERREN BROWN (C4) and THE RESTAURANT (BBC). His TV comedy series THE LEGEND OF DICK AND DOM (BBC) received a Childrens’ BAFTA nomination.

Andy Isaac

Andy Isaac - Managing Director of Notting Hill Movies and charity Guardians Help
After years travelling the globe working in UK and overseas on film and theatre productions in the early nineties, Andy returned to Uk to settle and started the Film Exchange, a concept of people exchanging talents to make better films. He produced eight features and over 100 shorts, often without credit, directed and wrote as well as started with Charles Thompson the Screen Nation awards and then the Notting Hill Film Festival to promote UK based filmmakers. Currently working on five features he has written and filming a series of twenty-five short films he wrote to direct with twenty-five different DoP's for a special cinematography section of the festival and in talks to have help screen the festival around the world. All from a short film.

Organised by Julian Bushell. Hosted by:

Michael Aston
Michael Aston - Executive Producer at EQ Films
Michael is a professional actor, presenter and film producer with experience in films, TV, theatre, corporate videos, management training and role playing. Some of the recent feature films Michael appears in are‘Evil Never Dies / ‘The Haunting of Harry Payne;‘White Collar Hooligans3’ and ‘Reflex’. As an executive producer for EQ Films Ltd; he is currently working on a slate of exciting TV projects and feature films ‘Vampires of Hollywood’ (Malcolm McDowall , Daryl Hannah), ‘Cutter’ (Jason Flemyng). Michael enjoys his acting as much as his producing. He is multi-skilled and able to combine sound business management and commercial expertise with his artistic talent as an actor. He comes from a professional management consultancy background and having previously served in the military is a trained cavalryman, and is still a keen horseman.

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