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EIFF: What does the future hold for skills training and development?

When: Back to Calendar » June 25, 2012 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Categories: Edinburgh International Film Festival


With up to £4.5 million worth of lottery investment being allocated to Skills and Business Development, surely the future for skills training and development can only be bright. Or will it become a question of quantity over quality? Is an ever growing number of training opportunities truly a sustainable model? Join representatives from both the funders and the training providers to discuss the long term future of training in the UK. Panellists: Dan Simmons, Head of Film, Creative Skillset; Eddie Berg, Director of Partnerships, BFI; Leigh Thomas, CEO, First Light and David Pope, advance films. Moderator: Robin MacPherson, Director, Screen Academy Scotland.