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100 PRINTS: from ideas to ipods - SCRIPT
Friday, February 26, 2010 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (GMT)
100 PRINTS: from ideas to ipods
Developing business and promoting independence for Filmmakers, Producers, Scriptwriters
What is 100 PRINTS': from ideas to ipods seminars?
100 PRINTS: from ideas to ipods seminars are a selection of seminars focused on filmmakers , helping them through the journey of: thinking, planning, creating and distributing the type of film they wish to make.
These seminars aim to put at the forefront of filmmaker's minds the importance of respecting and understanding each step of the filmmaking journey and process.
The seminars will cover a range of topic from scripting to branding, post-production to distribution.
100 PRINTS: from ideas to ipod: Script
The first in the group of seminars is entitled: 100 PRINTS: from ideas to ipods: Script. This seminar will outline and impart details about the skills and discipline required for Scripting. It will clarify and define the roles played by each individual within the script process, everything from Script Writing to Supervision.
This session addresses the issues surrounding the importance of scripts throughout the filmmaking process.
Through this event it will clarify the importance of scripts pre, post and during production for both Film and TV. This seminar will address issues ranging from how to get your Script seen to what does a Script Supervisor do? To how to make money in this industry as a Scriptwriter.
100 PRINTS from ‘ideas to ipods’ - Script’
Panel: Kolton Lee, Patricia Elcock and Lola Dauda
Date: 26th February 2010
Venue: The Screening Rooms, MPC, 127 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1F 0NL
Time: 13:00hrs – 17:00hrs
13:30hrs: Welcome and Introduction
13:40hrs – 15:00hrs: Panel: Kolton Lee, Patricia Elcock and Lola Dauda
15:00hrs – 15:45hrs: Q&A
15:45 – 15:50hrs: Closing statements
15:50hrs – 17:00: Networking and evaluation
So if you are a: Independent Filmmaker, Producer, Scriptwriter/Director, DoP join us and the highly qualified and esteemed panel of speakers who have written and worked on numerous recognisable TV shows and projects, including Desmonds. Discussion points will include how to break through writers block? How to get your script seen? How to make money in the industry? ... and much, much more.
Do not miss out on this opportunity to meet and speak to these professionals who can help you unlock the key to success and inspire you to make that next step.
Born in London, he was an international basketball player before an injury cut short his career. After graduating in English Literature from London University he entered journalism as a sports writer, moving up the ranks to become Editor of the THE VOICE, the UK’s biggest black newspaper, and the first black News Editor of a national tabloid, THE NEWS ON SUNDAY.
After a short stint at the BBC, he went on to study at the National Film School before making his mark writing scripts for the top-rating soap opera EASTENDERS, and the drama series BYKER GROVE and BROTHERS & SISTERS, as well as several feature film and TV commissions
Working with Lenny Henry’s Crucial Films, he wrote and directed the short films A CHANCE TO DANCE, PHOENIX, THE ARRIVAL OF BRIGHTEYE and SERPENT’S TOOTH. After a brief period in the US, where he wrote and directed the cult short film AMERICAN MOD (which features the last ever screen performance of gay icon Quentin Crisp) and several plays, he returned to the UK to set up his own production company, Prophet Pictures. Through Prophet Kolton made his feature debut CHERPS, a multi award-winning indie comedy hailed by Variety as “a lively new spin for black British cinema”.
In 2007 Kolton had his first novel published, the crime fiction, THE LAST CARD.
Kolton has since completed the hard hitting short film BLOOD, picked up for distribution by MTV north America, and his second feature film, FREESTYLE, set for release in the cinemas in the UK in February. FREESTYLE is a teen movie, an urban romance set in the world of street basketball.
Patricia began writing during her final year at university when, at that time, she couldn’t find a suitable monologue for a Black British actor to perform as part of her graduate show.
She was spotted in a documentary about drama students by the then Carlton Television and invited to join their comedy scriptwriter’s course. As part of this course Patricia wrote a pilot script which was directed by Trix Worrell the creator of Channel 4’s Desmond’s.
Patricia’s first professional work was on Desmond’s, Channel 4 and she has continued writing mainly comedy including; Porkpie, Channel 4, Kerching, CBBC, The Crouches (series 2), BBC and My Almost Famous Family, CBBC.
Patricia’s work for theatre includes Urban Afro Saxons, Talawa Theatre Company, Theatre Royal Stratford East.
Lola has been working as a Script Supervisor for over one year. After doing a 3 month internship at Revolution Films, she went on to become a freelance script reporter, working for Pathe Entertainment as well as independent Script Writers.
While working with the Writer/Director, Tuyet Le on her feature film project, she was recruited as Script Supervisor in July 2008. Since then Lola has worked on two short films. One of which, was BAFTA Best of Boroughs Award shortlisted ‘Finding Sol’.
More recently, Lola worked on feature film: ‘No7 Welcome to London’. This film is a bollywood-style gangster film, shot in the East London.
After the the seminar, on sale will be a range of films and book from Independent filmmakers, including:
Kolton Lee's 'The Last Card' and copies of the dvd for his first feature 'Cherps'.
The Guardian said about 'The Last Card'
When & Where
100 PRINTS is a resource primarily aimed at British Independent Filmmakers focused on getting their projects made, seen and distributed nationally and internationally.
The aim is to leverage the expertise and experience of Filmmakers, Scriptwriters and Producers in the UK and showcase best practices; to encourage and develop upcoming talent.
Through this program our core objective is to:
- Encourage best practice
- Increase knowledge
- Support creativity
- Improve accessibility
There has never been a better time for independent filmmakers to get their voices heard and their stories told.
100 PRINTS, will support independent filmmakers understand the skills it takes to get ‘bums on seats’ and ‘copies purchased’
This site is dedicated to discussing a range of issues pertaining to filmmaking. From here, you will be able to access interviews with; Filmmakers, Festival Directors and Producers as well as download articles.
The aim of 100 PRINTS is to support and uplift filmmakers, but, most importantly provide a platform for understanding of the professionalism, discipline and etiquette required for promoting independent films.
1st Feb 2010 - Catch a Vibe
30th January 2010 - Tales from the Script - This case study is humorous, honest and worthwhile watching - The realities of becoming a Screenwriter
9th January 2010: Q&A with Kolton Lee - In sightful look at the skills it takes to become a filmmaker - Kolton Lee
2009 - Meet the Future Stars. Kolton Lee