This edition's industry panels and workshops interrogate the pre and post-COVID-19 landscape of the arts, our concurrent shift online and how we might "congregate" and build community in virtual spaces.
ONLINE TOGETHER: Keiken In Conversation
Cross-dimensional digital arts collective Keiken (Augmented Empathy) will be hosted in open conversation on their collaborative creative and working process.
ONLINE TOGETHER: Live Chat
How do we foster intimacy across the flatness of our screens? The White Pube's Gabrielle de la Puente leads discussion on seeking and building community in virtual spaces.
LFS: The Space Between Us: Remi Itani and Rafael Manuel
London Film School alumni Remi Itani and Rafael Manuel join us in conversation on the intricacies of their characters and world-building.
INTERMISSION YOUTH: Shakespeare On Smartphone
Intermission Youth’s smartphone filmmakers talk with industry producers on first short films, first steps into the industry and Shakespeare as inspiration.
INTERMISSION YOUTH: Include Us
A frank discussion between Intermission Youth, pioneer of Black British cinema Ngozi Onwurah and editor Folasade Oyeleye on structural barriers starting out in short filmmaking.
BFI NETWORK: From Funding to Festival
Luna Carmoon (Shagbands) and Sophie Littman (Sudden Light) will be in conversation on their journeys from BFI NETWORK funding to LSFF 2021.
WORKSHOP: Accountability for Cinema Workers
This interactive workshop looks to solutions and solidarity-building among front-of-house workers institutionally failed by the arts’ response to COVID.