BFI NETWORK x NFTS: Making Short Films under the Covid Guidelines

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Join us for the opportunity to hear from Jon Wardle and Annalise Davis from NFTS about their students working with the new Covid guidelines to prepare and shoot short films

29 September 2020

On Monday 5 October at 1:00PM (London), we’ll be bringing you the latest in our BFI NETWORK Live webinar series. This week, Jon Wardle (Director of the NFTS) and Annalise Davis (Head of Production, NFTS) join BFI NETWORK’s Jess Loveland to talk about how both organisations have been working with the new Covid guidelines to prepare and shoot short films.

Jon Wardle is the Director of the National Film and Television School. He joined the School in 2012 as the Director of Curriculum & Registrar, before becoming Director in 2017. He is Co-Director of the National Centre for Immersive Storytelling (Storyfutures Academy) and annually he leads the BFI Film Academy Talent Campus Residential.

Annalise Davis is the Head of Production at the National Film and Television School, overseeing over 160 films per year, across fiction, TV Ent, documentary, Science and Natural History and animation. Annalise is a BAFTA (Scotland) Award winning film producer, whose feature credits include Up There, The Railway Man and Tigers. Her short film After Tomorrow premiered in Official Competition in Cannes, and won Best British Film at EIFF. 

Jon and Annalise will be talking about their experience of approaching Covid-safe production and working with students to shoot their full 2020 slate of graduation films. Both NFTS and BFI NETWORK will bring filmmaking teams to the conversation, who have recently shot their films in line with the Covid guidance and they will talk about their experiences and what they've learnt along the way. The NFTS filmmakers will be Emma Hanson and Marcus Thomson. The filmmakers from BFI NETWORK will be Ndrika Anyika and Fozia Khaliq.

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See you there!