Giving the Past Authenticity: Using the Archive to Create the Contemporary

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Vue Cinema London - Piccadilly

19 Lower Regent Street

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A panel of film librarians, expert production designers, and restoration teams.

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Monday 23 September 16:30

From the dresses in THE CROWN to the haircuts in BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY, divine inspiration for your period piece begins with thorough archival research. A panel of film librarians, expert production designers, and restoration teams dissect the painstaking process of giving your film an authentic sheen, and how indie filmmakers can be empowered by the archive.

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PANELLISTS

James MacMillan - Technical Operations Manager at ITV Restoration

Melissa Fish - Founder of Paper & Chain - a media business affairs boutique

Melissa Fish is an experienced entertainment lawyer and founder of Paper & Chain: a new media business affairs boutique, set up to deliver a simple, efficient, collaborative and affordable service for anyone looking to develop, finance, produce or distribute their content.

Mat Flasque - Director and co-owner of Footage Farm

Footage Farm is an awards winning archive library specialising in the public domain. He has also co-produced several documentaries, most recently Interview with a Dead Man on the Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko.

Sarah Bick -Set Decorator

Sarah is a Set Decorator with 10 years experience in Film & TV. She's created sets and environments for many, including BBC, Working Title, Netflix, Warner Bros, Amazon, Channel 4, ITV, & Sky. Originally training in Theatre Design and designing immersive events, she started off in the industry, casting Supporting Artists. Also co-founder of the licensing company, The Cleared Folio.

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CHAIR: JUSTIN SHELVIN - Actor, Writer, Director and Lecturer

Justin Shevlin is an actor, writer and director whose theatre work has included the Royal Shakespeare Company, Shakespeare's Globe, The Bristol Old Vic and London's West End, as well as on British TV and Film in one off and serial dramas, such as 'The Honourable Woman', 'The Criminal', 'The Plastic Man', 'New Tricks' and 'Waking the Dead' . He is also the HND Courses Team Leader at the Raindance Film School.

Justin is also the HND Programme Team Leader at the Raindance Film School, where he lecturers on the use of archive materials in film and TV.

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Vue Cinema London - Piccadilly

19 Lower Regent Street

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SW1Y 4LR

United Kingdom

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