Film training specialist Diversity in Visual Arts (DiVA) and digital strategy consultant MTM London will host a one-day conference titled Marketing Movies Online.
The conference, which will be hosted at the London office of NESTA on Sept 29, will include masterclasses, presentations and case-studies.
The event is sponsored by LoveFilm and NESTA and is also supported by the Skillset Film Skills Fund.
Neil Peplow, Director of Film, Skillset, said: “Skillset’s research has shown that two of the areas that most need sustained investment in training are strengthening business skills, and helping industry to deal with the challenges and opportunities that new technologies bring. Skillset are pleased to back this initiative, which aims to both support and develop the in -house skills of talented independent film companies, enabling them to find cost effective, innovative methods to distribute their feature films.”
Speakers at the conference will include:
Adam Rubins, Director, Way to Blue
Alex Stolz, Senior Executive for Distribution and Exhibition, the UK Film Council
Brian Cooper, Creative Director, Dare
Cameron Saunders, UK Marketing Director, Twentieth Century Fox
Chris Bird, Studio Strategy Director, LoveFilm
Craig Hill, Chairman, Digital Outlook
Dan Robey, CEO, Jam
Helen Cowley, Editor, LoveFilm Hilary Perkins, Editor Film Four Online, Channel 4
Martin Talks, CEO, Blue Barracuda
Nicolas Roope, Founder, Poke
Neil Peplow, Director of Film, Skillset
Richard Ellis, Director & co-founder of MTM London & Wheel (now LBi)
Stuart Pollack, Head of Interactive, The Picture Production Company
Jamie Schwartz, Marketing Director, Momentum Pictures