ESoDOC and the Human Rights Film Festival “Inconvenient Films” organise filmmakers’ days with renowned experts in their fields.
9:00 – 10:00 Extented reality.
What is the impact of XR’s development on the creative industries and is there room for your stories in the virtual world of Metaverse?
Presenter: Mark Atkin. He is programme curator at CPH:DOX Interactive, who helps creators explore today’s digital technologies in order to tell their stories.
10:00 – 11:00 Who orders and how much do they pay for short documentaries?
In the era of online platforms, short documentaries have a great potential for audience reach, especially among young audiences. How to create to get attention?
Presenter: Charlie Phillips. He is content manager, producer and consultant at Lyfta platform (www.lyfta.com).
11.30 – 13.00 Unconscious bias
This workshop will look to provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to minimise the impact of unconscious bias across all parts of the industry. Using real-life examples to interrogate the ways in which unconscious bias and privilege manifest within film and TV, the workshop aims to ensure that all participants leave with the practical tools required to reduce the effects of personal and organisational unconscious bias.
Presenter: Ali Hannon. Ali takes an immersive approach to training and consultancy, with a focus on participative learning and creating safer spaces. Their aim is to help people discuss and explore sensitive topics to gain a deeper understanding. Ali’s approach blends skills developed over ten years of performing and teaching improvised comedy, alongside their established track record of creating multinational executive communications in the corporate sector.
Unconscious bias workshop is co-organised with Creative Europe Desk Lithuania MEDIA Office.
15:00 – 16:30 Film chemistry, ecology and storytelling
A lecture on the links between super 8mm film, analogue filmmaking and the modern approach to ecology. What are the possibilities of working with photochemical processes in the digital era, and what the celluloid bands transmit?Presenter: Nataša Urban. The Eclipse author.
17:00 – 18:00 Film as a starting point for impact
What does it take for a film to make an impact? Key ingredients for success.
Presenter: Margje de Koning. She is an artistic director of the “Movies that Matter“ Festival and a lecturer at the University of Amsterdam.
The training is co-organised and hosted by INCONVENIENT FILMS with the support of Lithuanian Film Center, AVAKA and Vilnius city.