iFeatures, Creative England & BFI Film Fund ‘Meet and Greet’ For Minority Feature Filmmakers 1/28

iFeatures, Creative England & BFI Film Fund 'Meet and Greet' For Minority Feature Filmmakers 1/28

, the writer of The
Black British Filmmaker’s Guide to Success
and The Nigerian Filmmaker’s Guide to Success: Beyond Nollywood, which
is coming out this summer, will host a “meet and greet” for Black, minority and
ethnic filmmakers, via iFeatures, Creative
and the BFI Film Fund on
Tuesday, 28th January, 2014.

iFeatures is a low budget feature film development and
production initiative aimed at 1st and 2nd time feature filmmakers.

The program, which is funded by Creative England, BFI, BBC Films and Creative Skillset, will be
open to applications starting on 27th
, with the aim being to select 16
that will go through development, culminating in 3 filmmaking
teams being greenlit for production on a budget of £350,000 ($576,000) each.

As part of the launch, the team is running events across
the country to meet filmmakers interested in applying, and will give interested
filmmakers a chance to meet Christopher
, who is the Executive Producer of iFeatures, as well as his
colleagues from Creative England and the BFI Film Fund.

The meet and greet will take place at Ingenious Media in London, located at 15 Golden
Square, London W1F 9JG.

Attendance is limited. To register to attend go HERE.

For those who cannot make the event
next week, there will be other iFeatures events taking place across the

To find out more on those events go HERE, and to learn about the iFeatures program go HERE.

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Dave's Deluxe

"Meet and Greet" is great and I applaud the attempt, but really what we need is a "Fund and Distribute".

Technically, "Meet and Greet" is what I do with the ladies at the TGIFriday's in Crenshaw during Happy Hour: pass out the digits and keep it moving.

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