Filmmaker friends! Documentary Lives Here. Drop by and sign up for a 1-2-1 advice surgery with a Doc Soc teamster over a Yorkshire brew. We will also share bitesize presentations on the hour every hour about our funds and resources, including advice on BFI Doc Society funding, how to make impact with your film and to how to keep your project Safe + Secure. A day of doc news, views and networking with fellow filmmakers, open to one and all. No pre-registration required, just roll up when you can. Check @TheDocSociety for updates.

Schedule

10:00 Open

1-2-1 doc advice surgeries (15min sessions)

11:00 Bitesize: BFI Doc Society Fund News
The BFI Doc Society team share updates on funding deadlines and guidelines

1-2-1 doc advice surgeries (15min sessions)
12:00 Bitesize: Safe + Secure Checklist
Hostile environments, dark PR, legal conundrums…Doc filmmaking can be a risky business – get prepared with our Safe + Secure checklist

13:00 – Bitesize: BFI Young Audiences Content Fund (YACF)
The BFI YACF team explain how you can apply for part of the £57m UK Government backed fund for development and production of distinctive, high-quality content for audiences up to the age of 18.

1-2-1 doc advice surgeries (15min sessions)

14:00 Bitesize: The Tax Credit 101
The how, the what, the why - expert advice on the UK tax credit and how to qualify

1-2-1 doc advice surgeries (15min sessions)

15:00 - Bitesize: Impact Field Guide
Culture is power! We share tips on making films for social change from the Impact Field Guide
1-2-1 doc advice surgeries (15min sessions)

16:00 - Bitesize 5: Made of Truth
BFI Doc Society team share news on our Made of Truth Short Film Fund and other funding opportunities for short docs.

1-2-1 doc advice surgeries (15min sessions)

17:00 - Doc Happy Hour

18:00 - Close