Anna Higgs, chair of Bafta’s film committee and managing director of talent agency Casarotto Ramsay & Associate, will be the keynote speaker at Film London’s Production Finance Market (PFM), which takes place on October 10 and 11 as part of the industry at the BFI London Film Festival. strand.
The two-day film fundraising event will take place at The Thistle Hotel in London and will bring together 60 projects and 50 financiers.
Higgs, who was recently re-elected president of Bafta, will speak with Adrian Wootton, CEO of Film London, to discuss the wider industry landscape.
This will be followed by a case study presentation of Janis Pugh’s debut feature film. Chuck Chuck baby with its producer Anne Beresford and sales agent Steven Bestwick of Yellow Affair.
The PFM aims to connect international filmmakers and financiers and is made up of two sections: one dedicated to projects with a budget above 1 million euros and a New Talent section for first or second feature films.
The PFM also continues its partnerships with The New Black Film Collective and Tallinn Black Nights as well as EAVE, MIFF 37 South, The Dutch Film Commission, Ontario Creates IFF@TIFF and the National Film & Video Foundation of South Africa.