Creatives behind The King’s Speech and Wallace and Gromit are in attendance for events and workshops at Cinemagic London (June 30-July 3).
The festival comprises an education programme, where young film-makers have the opportunity to learn from film and television professionals.
Workshops include a screening of Pitch Perfect as part of a case study on film classification with members of the British Board of Film Classification, as well as an in-depth look at the world of film and television visual effects hosted by professionals from Double Negative VFX.
Other sessions include a screening and Q&A with Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit director Merlin Crossingham, a behind-the-scenes look at the BAFTA Children’s Awards and a Q&A session with Julie Dawn Cole, who played Veruca Salt in the 1971 version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Along with the education programme, Cinemagic will also host a Talent Lab open to people aged 16-21. The lab will include sessions from on production design, casting and film, television and radio production.
Cinemagic will also host Cinemagic Filmcamp London for young people interested in developing basic film-making techniques from professionals.
Cinemagic is an organisation focused on educating young people on the multitude of film, television and digital technologies. Along with London, education programmes are held in Belfast, Dublin, New York and Los Angeles.
A complete schedule of Cinemagic London events can be found at http://www.cinemagic.org.uk/.