IFFR Pro Dialogues 2024
The Pro Hub hosts the IFFR Pro Dialogues programme of industry panels that invite meaningful and practical reflection on the issues facing the film industry, with speakers including selected filmmakers, festival programmers and special guests. Across daily panels, a major theme is giving filmmakers the knowledge and tools needed to understand and carve out a space for themselves and their work in the film landscape.
Dialogues are open to IFFR 2024 accredited guests. No booking is required.
The Art of Adaptation – creative ways to bridge literature and cinema
Creating material that can transform and even transcend its primary source or point of inspiration.
Local Stories, Global Screens – understanding international film festivals
We address the fundamental questions surrounding the purpose of film festivals in today's interconnected world.
Found Feminism – the intricate relationship between artists and archives
How can found footage be used to reinterpret historical and political narratives in the context of a new era?
Cinematic Synergy – merging your creative and business development
Unlock the potential of your narrative by delving into its human essence and transcend cultural boundaries.
Packing a Punch – producing with impact in fiction film
What is impact producing, and how can it be understood in fiction filmmaking?
Genre Rules! – on the circulation of genre films on the festival circuit
What is the current relevance of popular and genre films at film festivals?
Beyond the Premiere – exploring strategies for independent films in marketing, distribution and exhibition
What does the future hold for films after the festival spotlight fades?
Balancing Acts – nurturing creative enterprise, personal well-being and economic equilibrium
Join us to untangle the complexities of the modern cultural sector.
African film criticism
The evolving and intricate landscape of film criticism in the African context.
Pro Hub 2024
Mentorship, panel discussions, networking roundtables and pitch sessions
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