Resources

Encounters Insights

Five events, recorded at previous editions of Encounters Short Film & Animation Film Festival providing insight into different aspects of production and exhibition and which feature script-writers, directors, producers and programmers in conversation.

Director and Producer team Carol Morley and Cairo Cannon

Carol and Cairo discuss their collaborative career and talk about their latest film, ‘Dreams of a Life’, a docu-drama that tells the story of Joyce Vincent, a young woman who died alone in a bedsit, whose body wasn’t discovered for three years.
17 Dec 2011
Duration: 53mins 50secs

iFeatures Panel Discussion

Mark Simon Hewis, Matt Thorne, Alison Sterling and Caroline Harrington were selected for the 2010 iFeatures film initiative. In this event they discussed their work with Chris Moll, executive producer for South West Screen, and Steve Jenkins, head of films for the BBC.
17 Nov 2010
Duration: 1hour 19mins 23secs

Esther May Campbell

Award winning writer/director Esther May Campbell discusses her experiences as an emerging filmmaker with Mark Cosgrove, Encounters Festival’s Creative Director.
21 Nov 2008
Duration: 1hour 2mins 54secs

BAFTA presents a Brief Encounter with Jeremy Brock

BAFTA-winning screenwriter Jeremy Brock, whose impressive film credits include Mrs Brown, The Last King of Scotland, Brideshead Revisited and Charlotte Gray, discusses his formative years, his influences and his work in an on stage interview with film critic Angie Errigo.
20 Nov 2009
Duration: 1hour 11mins

The Programmer’s Fear of Missing the Masterpiece

Following a screening of two unselected films, Mark Cosgrove, Artistic Director of Encounters Bristol International Film Festival and Watershed’s Head of Programme, gives an insight into the mind of the film programmer. In this talk, Mark and the filmmakers behind the two unselected films debate the nature of programming and curation, and address the difficulties and complexities involved in presenting a cinema programme to the public.
17 Nov 2011
Duration: 40mins 12secs