New additions to the line-up also include BBC Films head Christine Langan, Hammer’s president Simon Oakes and Blueprint Pictures’ Graham Broadbent.

Lionsgate’s CEO Zygi Kamasa, Big Talk Productions’ MD Matthew Justice and BBC Films head Christine Langan are to join the UK Film Industry Wishlist panel at the upcoming Screen Film Summit, which takes place at the BFI on December 1.

Together with Framestore’s William Sargent, Independent’s Andrew Orr and Vue’s Tim Richads they will be discuss the challenges facing their particular sectors and what they would like to see for the future of the industry.

Meanwhile, Hammer president/CEO Simon Oakes and Blueprint Pictures’s Graham Broadbent will be discussing how best to maximise the potential of British film abroad.

Joining them on the panel will be West End Films’ head of sales Fabien Westerhoff, former agent and founder of UK production company 42 Josh Varney and the BFI’s Isabel Davis.

Leading media lawyer Libby Savill will be chairing a panel on Film Finance, with new additions including Trademark Films’ Ivan Mactaggart and Screen Yorkshire’s head of investments Hugo Heppell, who will be shedding light on accessing European Regional Development Funding amongst other topics.

Elsewhere, Kate Dean, BT’s general manager, TV Division and the BFI’s director of digital Ed Humphrey have joined the The Changing Face of Content Consumption panel, where they will discuss changing audience habits, new platforms and VOD, amongst other things.

As announced yesterday, Amma Asante will deliver the Screen Film Summit keynote.

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