NETWORK@LFF 2020

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Your one-stop hub for all of NETWORK@LFF's online events info, updates, and coverage

28 September 2020

NETWORK@LFF is trying something a little different this year: a UK-wide programme of online events and content that celebrates the best emerging voices in filmmaking today. We'll be listing updates and further info below, so do keep checking back here for the latest news!

NETWORK@LFF Events

BFI NETWORK@LFF CASE STUDY: ONE MAN AND HIS SHOES

BFI NETWORK@LFF CASE STUDY: AFTER LOVE

Friday 16th October - 1:30pm

Writer/director Aleem Khan will be speaking with us about his experiences making AFTER LOVE, the BFI funded drama, whose delicate tenderness is a testament to the quality of its writing and performances. We’ll be delving deep into the triumphs and challenges of getting the film made as well as sharing valuable insight and advice for new filmmakers looking towards making their first feature.

Sign up to the event here.

Don’t forget to follow us on social media @BFINETWORK as we’ll be giving you all our top picks and recommendations during the festival.


Online coverage

Network@LFF Filmmaker Interviews: Ben Sharrock

The filmmaker speaks with Ian Wang about his sophomore feature Limbo playing at London Film Festival 2020

Network@LFF Filmmaker Interviews: Jenny Monks

Ahead of her film An Everyday Act playing at London Film Festival, producer Jenny Monks speaks with filmmaker and writer George Rogers.

Network@LFF Filmmaker Interviews: Adura Onashile and Rosie Crerar

The writer-director and producer of Expensive Shit speaks with Leila Latif ahead of their short film playing in London Film Festival 2020.

Network@LFF Filmmaker Interviews: Tessa Hoffe

Ahead of her short film Majority playing at BFI London Film Festival, Tessa Hoffe spoke with Leila Latif about her filmmaking career to date.

Network@LFF Filmmaker Interviews: April Kelley and Sara Huxley

The founders of Mini Productions speak with Billie Collins ahead of their new film Rose playing in London Film Festival 2020.

BFI London Film Festival 2020: What To Watch

Our NETWORK@LFF alumni share what films they're looking forward at this year's hybrid festival.

Past events

NETWORK@LFF Talent Mixer

Tuesday 13 October: All day

Register here for a UK wide Talent Mixer for new filmmakers during the BFI London Film Festival. 

NETWORK@LFF Online Webinars

14th - 16th October

BFI NETWORK@LFF CASE STUDY: RELIC

Wednesday 14th October – 11am

We’ll be chatting to writer/director Natalie Erika James about her experiences making RELIC, at once a heart-breaking allegory for the debilitating effects of dementia and a no holds barred exercise in pure horror. We’ll be delving deep into the triumphs and challenges of getting the film made as well as sharing valuable insight and advice for new filmmakers looking towards making their first feature.

Sign up to the event here.

Thursday 15th October - 3pm

Filmmaker Yemi Bamiro, shares his experiences of making ONE MAN AND HIS SHOES, a documentary examining the cultural and commercial phenomena of Michael Jordan against the increasing commodification of Black culture. We’ll be delving deep into the triumphs and challenges of getting the film made as well as sharing valuable insight and advice for new filmmakers looking towards making their first feature.

Sign up to the event here.