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Cross-Border Collaboration - a Mission: Impossible Locations Masterclass

Fascinating insights about working across territories for the blockbuster

Date & Time: 7 December 2022, 1:30pm

Venue: Show Floor

Introductions by Adrian Wootton OBE - Chief Executive of Film London and the British Film

Moderator: Samantha Perahia MBE - Head of Production UK, British Film Commission


Ben Browning Firminger - Supervising Location Manager on Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning (Parts 1 & 2)

Meghan Beaton - Chief Executive, Norwegian Film Commission

Cristina Priarone - President, Italian Film Commissions Association (IFC)/General Manager, Roma Lazio Film Commission

Featuring Ben Firminger, Supervising Locations Manager on Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning (Parts 1 & 2), as well as Cristina Priarone, Italy Film Commission and Meghan Beaton, Chief Executive of the Norwegian Film Commission, the panel will provide fascinating insights into what filmmakers look for when choosing international locations, how a major film production operates across multiple jurisdictions, and how the different territories work together to help make the process as frictionless as possible.

The panel will be introduced by Adrian Wootton and moderated by Samantha Perahia of the British Film Commission.

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