THURSDAY 19 JULY

CASTING ON A BUDGET
10:30 The Hospital Club. BOOK HERE

StarNow.co.uk presents ‘Casting on a Budget’. We’ll show you how to find the right actors by crafting effective casting breakdowns and running great casting sessions. We also give you insider tips on how the professionals work with actors to ensure they’re fully briefed prior to your auditions.

We also cover off the important topic of how to work effectively as a team with your actors so that you get the most out of your valuable time on set.

At StarNow we connect talent with casting professionals. We are the leading audition and jobs website for actors, models, dancers, crew, and musicians. As an actor, you can create a free online profile and apply to auditions and jobs. If you are casting, you can place a free casting call on StarNow to help you find the perfect person for your next production.

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GUEST: KERRY FILM FESTIVAL
12:00 Rushes Delegate Tent. BOOK HERE

Kerry Film Festival is a multi-location festival which takes place right across the rugged and beautiful South-West of Ireland, screening provocative and inspiring film in five different towns. KFF is dedicated to championing the art of the short film and the core of the festival revolves around the short film competition with filmmakers from all over the world taking part. The 2012 festival kicks off on the 9th October; this year KFF will launch the first ever Kerry Film Challenge, challenging short filmmakers to come and test their mettle by creating a short film featuring Kerry over three days during the festival.

www.kerryfilmfestival.com
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facebook.com/KerryFilmFestival

ADOBE: MEET CS6
12:30 De Lane Lea. BOOK HERE

An opportunity to look at the very latest in editing and what that means for you as a filmmaker. Adobe® Creative Suite® 6 Production Premium software offers a sleek, fresh editing environment in Adobe Premiere® Pro; 3D tracking and extruded text and shapes in Adobe After Effects®; new Content-Aware tools in Adobe Photoshop® Extended; and faster editing in Adobe Audition®. New additions are Adobe Prelude™ for logging and ingest and Adobe SpeedGrade™ for color grading and finishing.

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GUEST SHORTS: BORNSHORTS
14:00 Rushes Delegate Tent. BOOK HERE

The Bornshorts Film Festival takes place in Denmark on the Island of Bornholm, with a three day programme of high quality short films, music videos, animations and four feature films in fiction and documentary.


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THE FUTURE OF SHORT FILM
16:00 Apple Store Regent Street. BOOK HERE
In association with the British Council.

Distribution. Exhibition. Consumption. The value of a short film. This panel will take the pulse of short film in 2012 and attempt a little future gazing; the discussion will consider industrial and philosophical issues, examining the crossroads between the cultural and the commercial, the professionally ‘valuable’ and the potentially lucrative. The panel will look beyond the short film community at what people feel is the potential for the medium and what we can learn from how people are consuming media. How do you consume short films?

Panellists include:
The Reel (Jamie Madge)
Guerilla Films (David Nicholas Wilson)
Onha Falby (Producer), Frankie Singler (Talent Hungry)

THE RUSHES AWARDS CEREMONY
18:45 Curzon Soho. Invite Only

The three finalists from each category will be invited to the awards ceremony, where the winners of each category will be announced. Due to the seating capacity, this is an invite only event but all filmmakers featured in the festival are invited to the closing party to celebrate the end of the festival (see below).

THE RUSHES SOHO SHORTS FESTIVAL CLOSING NIGHT PARTY
20:00 Cafe De Paris. BOOKING OPENS SOON

RUSHES SOHO SHORTS

LONDON'S INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL We celebrate the wealth of talent working across all genres of short film including drama, documentary, animation, music video, and broadcast design including online or mobile content, title sequences, and idents. The work of newcomers and more established filmmakers is promoted by screening work at cinemas, screening rooms and cafes throughout Soho and London's West End. The competitive categories are: The International Award The Long Form Award The Documentary Award The Short Film Award The Animation Award The Music Video Award The Pushing BoundariesAward The Newcomers Award With additional International Programmes and guest curators creating a total of 75 plus events and screenings over 10 days. Year round Rushes Soho Shorts also curates guest programmes across the UK and internationally - promoting the short film work that has previously been selected for competition.

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