Restart 2021 Conference

Industry Events  |  18 May 2021 - 20 May 2021

Media Business Insight (MBI), publisher of Screen International, Broadcast has announced a three-day virtual industry conference titled Restart.

‘Restart’ will see a number of sessions discussing the impact of the pandemic on the industry and how it can move forward, successfully navigating its way into the future. Find out more here.

The first line-up of speakers has been announced and includes Daniel Battsek (director, Film4), Rose Garnett (director, BBC Film), Tim Richards (Co-founder and CEO, Vue Cinemas), Clare Binns (joint managing director, Picturehouse Cinemas), Lizzie Francke (editor at large, BFI Film Fund), Gareth Ellis-Unwin (Head of film and animation, ScreenSkills), Penny Woolcock (Director), Polly Hill (Head of Drama, ITV) and Douglas Mackinnon (Director).

The conference will confirm further top-level industry speakers in the coming weeks. Topics to be discussed during Restart include audience retention and engagement; UK and international production; financing and funding; and keynote conversations with leading executives in both TV and film.

To claim your free subscriber pass for the event, head to the website, register your interest and the team will be in touch. For non-subscribers there are ticket options available from £75, more details can be found on the registration page.

Restart is sponsored and supported by ScreenSkills, the BFI, the British Film Commission and Centtrip.

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