Cross-Border-Conversation

Cross-Border Conversation: How to Pitch Yourself for a Job

Thursday 9 May 2024, 18:00 – 19:30 BST Sign up here What are the speakers’ experiences for effective pitching when sending out speculative freelancer emails, preparing for a job interview, or conducting a project pitch? What advice can the speakers give for describing your professional identity and being heard, to secure the role? Our speakers are […]

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Cross-Border Conversation: Mixing sound for film & TV

7 March 2024Watch the recording or read the transcript. Our speakers shared advice and ideas on creating a good sound mix for film or TV, the workflows and their tips for enabling good communication across the team. They discussed mixing and mastering, and the tools they use, and shared their creative inspirations in music composition

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Cross-Border Conversation: Working across fiction and non-fiction in film & TV

23 January 2024 Watch the recording or read the transcript Working across fiction and non-fiction in film & TV post-production – how can you gain experience and recognition in both arenas? What are the different approaches and skillsets needed for editors, composers and sound designers in feature films, TV dramas, documentary and other art forms? How

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Cross-Border Conversation: Creating supportive teams when telling emotionally tough stories

5 December 2023 Watch the recording or read the transcript. Telling emotionally tough stories on sensitive topics is difficult and important work. How do you ensure team members across production and post-production are well prepared? What special measures should be taken to ensure that the team is appropriately selected and briefed, with awareness about the potential triggering

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Cross-Border Conversation: Building International Co-Productions

Watch the recording or read the transcript. How do you take your first steps in international co-pros? How do you choose a co-production partner? How can you build the best international crews and production teams? How can you give agency and voice to the right people in the right way? What experiences – inspiring and

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Cross-Border Conversation: Creating Animated Stories

Tuesday 3 October 2023  Watch the recording or read the transcript. How do animators, sound designers, composers and other departments work together for the very best animated storytelling? How does the team build narrative structure, create rounded characters, and enhance emotion? Our speakers, drawn from the ScreenCraft Works community, are at different stages of their careers:Mariia Shub (production

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Cross-Border Conversation: Multi-role v single-discipline jobs in film & TV – what is the best approach?

Thursday 22 June 2023 Many people in film & TV production & post-production now perform hyphenated roles. From editor-writer-director, producer-director-academic and editor-sound, our speakers discussed the merits and challenges of working across several roles versus specialising in a single discipline. What is most enjoyable and effective for delivery? What is driven by choice and what

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Cross-Border Conversation: Preparing for your Sound Mix

Supported by Genelecwith speakers Eric Horstmann, Emma Butt and Liz Horsman.Thursday 30 March 2023 The speakers, who are drawn from our community and are at different levels of experience and from different countries, discussed workflow, organisation from edit to sound mix, how all the elements are laid out, how sound designers work and communicate with other departments, the

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Cross-Border Conversation: The Role of the Assistant Editor

Supported by Genelecwith speakers Prince May, Alice Degrassi, Scott Clements and Helena BeesonTuesday 7 February 2023, 19:00-20:30 GMT (UK local time) You can watch the recording of this event on our YouTube channel or read the transcript. From ingesting rushes to picture lock, what is the role of the assistant editor? Our speakers will discuss an assistant’s workflow

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Cross-Border Conversation: International Production Management and Production

Supported by Genelecwith speakers Andrea Jajeh, Karyan Au-Yeung and Molly McGregor.Thursday 10 November 2022, 18:00-19:30 GMT (UK local time) How do production management and production departments build, run and deliver the best international content? How can understanding cultural and work-practice differences enhance international productions? Topics include filming and working in more than one country, and delivering

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