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Before the Gold Rush | European training and markets with barry crerar

15 Mar 2019, 11:15AM - 12:45PM
Civic House
Booking details:

26 Civic St, Glasgow G4 9RH

An industry event at the Glasgow Short Film Festival (13 - 17 March 2019). 

Each year Creative Europe co-finances nearly 60 international training programmes, giving more than 2,000 audiovisual professionals the opportunity to benefit from the teaching expertise, knowledge and experience.

Creative Europe Desk UK - Scotland invites you to get a taster of these leading international training opportunities from across Europe, including EAVE, ACE, Sources2 and Berlinale Talents and the chance to find out more about how Creative Europe supports training for audiovisual professionals.

For anyone looking for support to attend training opportunities such as these, Ben Taylor from Screen Scotland will also present the newly announced Professional Development Fund. The fund is intended for Scottish professionals working in film and television to access training, mentoring and other professional development activity, both nationally and internationally, with awards of between £250 and £5,000.

The session will also take a look at the imapct these training schemes have had on local professionals. Ciara Barry from Glasgow based indie film production company barry crear joins Alberto Valverde from Creative Europe Desk UK - Scotland to discuss filmmaking, international co-production and the value of European training programmes.

Glasgow-based production company barry crerar was set up in 2016 by producing duo Rosie Crerar and Ciara Barry. With the support of a BFI Vision Award, barry crerar are developing a slate of authored stories that seek to inspire and provoke. They work with filmmakers, screenwriters and artists including Rachel Maclean, Ruth Paxton, Paul Wright, Scott Graham and Adura Onashile.