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FOCUS 2022 announces first wave of speakers

We're busy lining up 150+ speakers from film, TV, advertising, games and XR who will be exploring all the rapid developments in the screen industries.  The full programme will be announced next month, but here's a quick taster of new sessions this year:

  • The Role of the Showrunner in association with MediaXchange
  • In Conversation with Col Needham, Founder & CEO of IMDb 
  • Global Production Insight with producer Mike Goodridge
  • PGGB 'Meet the Producer' Podcast with producer/presenter Jason Solomons
  • Mud, Sweat and Tides The Essex Serpent location case study
  • The Art and Science of Trailers in association with the World Trailer Awards
  • David Reviews ShopTalk - Around the World in 80 Shoots
  • Getting Your Film Into Film Festivals
  • AI in Content Creation
  • Retune Your Pitch 

Straight 8 Shootout returns to FOCUS, plus our always packed Finance SymposiumLegal Refresher, guides to UK Tax Relief and the Global Screen Fund with the BFI - and much, much more to be announced!

The Content Programme is presented in association with media partner Variety.  We are delighted to welcome new Content Sponsor CCS Rights Management.

Confirmed Speakers include  ...

Col Needham | Founder/CEO, IMDb

Mike Goodridge | CEO Good Chaos

Denitsa Yordanova | Head of UK Global Screen Fund BFI

Marc Lorber | SVP, International TV Acquisitions and Co-Productions, Lionsgate

David Cornwall | Managing Director, Scorpion TV

Maartje Horchner | EVP Content, All3media International

Roopesh Parekh | Producer/Executive Producer, Lucasfilms

Jason Solomons | Producer and Presenter

Sumerah Srivastav | Writer / Producer

Peter Touche | Senior Investment Director of the Media Division The Ingenious Group

See currently confirmed speakers HERE.

FOCUS 2022 also offers the opportunity to meet 1-2-1 with potential production partners from all around the world.  See Exhibitors.

Register Now to be the first to hear about all the new sessions and exhibitors this year.


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