Hay on Film - Take 2
Saturday 5th December 2015 at
The Richard Booth Bookshop Cinema,
44 Lion St, Hay-on-Wye, Hereford HR3 5AA.

In association with Hay Film School we take a look at the world of British independent film production with contribution from and discussion with the filmmakers.

11.00am – 5.00pm (Drop in session).
Cameras, Steadicams and MOVIs

These will be demonstrated by industry professionals. Some of the latest high-end professional cameras will be available. Lecturers will discuss the construction and composition of shots, camera placements and the use of lenses. Come along and meet Doug Milsome ASC BSC; Nick Dance BSC; Alan Trow BSC; Oona Menges DoP; James Fulcher GTC DoP, Jamie Harcourt ACO, Associate BSC, GBCT; Hamish Doyne-Ditmas ACO; Steve Brooke-Smith GBCT; Shirley Schumacher GBCT; Stephen J Brand GBCT and Rob McGregor, Camera Operator and Steadicam / MOVI owner / operator.

Free to delegates attending at least one of the 4 masterclasses below and £5 for those just wanting to attend the sessions being run by the 11 camerapersons listed above.

12 noon
Jack to a King (12)
This feature film is a sports documentary about Swansea football club. Executive Producer, Mal Pope describes it as a "cinematic celebration" about the struggling Welsh club and it`s rise to glory.This year it won a BAFTA Cymru award for editor John Richards who with other members of the production team, will show clips, talk about the making of the film and working in the independent sector.

Director of Photography, Oona Menges` first feature Social Suicide premiered at the Raindance Festival in October. Doug Milsome ASC,BSC ( Full Metal Jacket; Robin Hood Prince of Thieves ) has been in the film industry since 1960, notably, working many times with the great Stanley Kubrick. They will both join in a discussion and Q&A with panel of cinematographers including: Nick Dance BSC (Dartmoor Killing; Skins) and Alan Trow BSC (Up`N`Under) plus other guests. (With clips)

We welcome two filmmakers who share an involvement in the multi award winning movie THE KILLING FIELDS, this year celebrating it`s 30th anniversary. Winner of the 1985 Academy Award for Best Cinematography (The Killing Fields), Chris Menges ASC,BSC joins legendary writer/director Bruce Robinson who was Oscar nominated and the BAFTA winner for the screenplay. On 21st November this year, Chris was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Camerimage Festival in Bydgoszcz, Poland, while Bruce has just published his long awaited book THEY ALL LOVE JACK: Busting the Ripper Join us, with other filmmakers, for what will be a fascinating insight into their careers. Bruce Robinson will be signing copies of THEY ALL LOVE JACK:Busting the Ripper at the end of the event.

Dartmoor Killing (15).
BAFTA award winning writer/producer/director Peter Nicholson,has recently moved from television into independent film production with this inaugural feature film. Peter will be interviewed about his career and the challenges of independent feature film financing, production and distribution prior to a special screening of the film at 4.45pm. Dartmoor Killing is a British thriller in which two women hiking across Dartmoor meet a mysterious stranger with a dark secret. Peter and his award-winning cinematographer Nick Dance BSC will introduce the film and following the screening there will be a Q&A.

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