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Locarno International Film Festival 2008
Hugh Purcell will be present at the Locarno Internation Film Festival 2008.

Please find below the Media Desk's press release:

Spotting the Right Training
From Script Development to Co- and Postproduction

In collaboration with the Industry Office of the Locarno International Film Festival 2008, MEDIA Antenna Berlin-Brandenburg and MEDIA Desk Suisse, together with MEDIA Antenna Torino, have organised an information event at this year’s festival. A selection of advanced training programmes with various focal points will be presented: BERLINALE TALENT CAMPUS, the ATELIERS DU CINÉMA EUROPÉEN (ACE) management programme, PRODUCTION VALUE, EUROPEAN AUDIOVISUAL ENTREPRENUERS (EAVE) and ESSENTIAL LEGAL FRAME WORK (ELF); for script and project development EUROPEAN SOCIAL DOCUMENTARY (ESODOC), SCRIPT & PITCH und SOURCES2; the fellowship programme NIPKOW; and in the area of new technologies INSIGHT OUT, an initiative of the Babelsberg Filmhochschule.

Following the brief presentations, lectures will be given by two experts from the areas of new media and documentary film, providing insight into the quality of the workshops as regards content. Claudia Meglin, a well-known expert in production and postproduction with international expertise as a visual effects art director, will give a hands-on introduction to “Digital Production Methods”. Hugh Purcell, former managing editor of the documentary department for BBC, will speak on “New Formats in Documentary Film”. As a film director, he has been honoured with a British Academy Award, among others.

The event will be held in Hotel Belvedere at 2.30 pm on Saturday, August 9, 2008. The deadline for registration is August 6. 2008. For further information and registration, please contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  
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