previous events

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FOCUS ON: People

WEDNESDAY 22nd May

Your company has the best chance of success if you hire the right people to work for you. This event included short presentations from organisations such as Adopt an Intern, Glasgow University Internship Hub, Business Gateway, Glasgow Guarantee, Televators and Changing the Chemistry, followed by a limited number of one-to-one surgeries with the speakers.

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Focus on: Investment

Wednesday 1st May

This event offered a broad insight into all aspects of preparing for, and negotiating, investment into your company.

Attendees were given a unique opportunity to access a broad range of expertise and connect with some of the people and organisations that could help transform their business.

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FOCUS ON: Rights

thursday 21st march

This event examined opportunities to exploit existing IP and inform companies on how best to negotiate IP issues inherent in adaptations, international format sales, merchandising and distribution.

We were joined by industry experts to discuss the impact of rights on each stage of the film or TV project's journey from script to screen.

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FOCUS ON: BLOCKCHAIN

THURSDAY 14th february

How could blockchain technologies impact the film and television sectors? This event presented the role that blockchain can play in IP protection, DRM, collaboration, financing, monetisation and distribution whilst illustrating through a series of case studies what the “Internet of value” means with guest speaker Manuel Badel.

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FOCUS ON: documentary

wednesday 24th october

We collaborated with the Scottish Documentary Institute (SDI) to deliver an insight into opportunities for long form documentary across film and television.

The event included talks and a panel discussion with producers, commissioners and sales agents - followed by networking drinks.

FOCUS ON: scripted

thursday 20th september

Attendees were invited to find out about commissioning priorities and how to secure a successful TV drama from our panel of experts.

Our panel discussed key trends in high end drama, and outlining opportunities both within Scotland and in the widening drama commissioning landscape.

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FOCUS ON: digital

wednesday 18th april

This event was an opportunity for indie production companies and filmmakers to gain a crucial overview of the digital commissioning landscape. We were joined by Little Dot Studios, and find out more about how to secure video content commissions through digital platforms like Facebook, Apple, Snapchat and SVOD channels from business development and digital content consultant Jen Topping.

FOCUS ON: data protection

wednesday 31st january

The workshop was designed for companies working in the screen sector who need to market their work or maintain a database. Elizabeth Mclean of Scott-Moncrieff and Laura Irvine of BTO Solicitors outlined the main changes and requirements of new GDPR new legislation, the challenges it might pose to your organisation, and the practical steps you can take now.

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