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Author: Chloë Crump

June 2018

FILM & TV QUIZ NIGHT This month, we’re hosting our second film &TV quiz night host a quiz night! The quiz will be film & TV themed and there’ll be a couple of small prizes up for grabs. After that, there’ll be a Pitch Up session. Upon entry, you can pop your name into a hat to be in with the chance of being one of five people selected to come up to the front and make a 60-second pitch to everyone in the room. You can pitch yourself, your craft or a project you’re currently working on. And...

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MAY 2017

CROWDFUNDING MASTERCLASS HOSTED BY DAVID LILLEY This month, David Lilley has offered to host a free crowdfunding masterclass where he’ll be talking to three special guests who’ve all successfully run their own crowdfunding campaigns, as well as giving us an insightful presentation and answering any questions. SOPHIE BLACK Sophie Black is a film director and also has a lot of experience working in the art department. She’s also a professional producer and editor at a corporate film agency. Sophie graduated from the University of Creative Arts in 2010 with a BA in film production, and during her time at Uni she shot and directed her first commissioned commercial (for...

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APRIL 2017

STEVE LAWSON WRITER/DIRECTOR Steve Lawson is a Leicester based writer & director specialising in horror, thriller and action. He has been writing and directing since 2002 and is currently in the process of making his seventh feature film. Steve Lawson, owner of Creativ Studios, makes all of his feature films on miniature budgets (yes- everyone gets paid!), with minimal crew and shoots lasting ten days or less. And, despite that, all of his movies earn distribution deals and are released on DVD across the UK. How does he pull off the seemingly impossible? Steve Lawson is on the Tweetup...

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MARCH 2017

  FEMI OYENIRAN ACTOR & FILMMAKER Femi Oyeniran is an award-winning actor/filmmaker who has starred in hit films including Kidulthood and Anuvahood. His first feature film as a writer/director It’s A Lot was released in cinemas in 2013. On completing his law degree at the London School of Economics (LSE), Femi decided to focus on acting and filmmaking. In 2015, he produced a 10×30 minute series for Sky Living called Venus vs. Mars. In the same year, he directed short “Red Room” and feature film The Intent, which was released to unprecedented success for an independently produced and released film. It opened to sold-out cinemas and landed at...

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FEBRUARY 2017

  We are running a speed-networking session for the first time ever! We’ll be having a speed networking session where everyone will have coloured stickers to identify their professional/desired field within the industry. You’ll pair up and have one-on-one chats with people in the room and this will be rotated every three minutes so you can meet and introduce yourself to as many people as possible. This will last for 45 minutes and then you’ll be able to continue to mingle as and how you please.   Extended Pitch Up Upon entry, you can opt in to have your...

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