UK Connect is a competitive, curated co-production market initiative and joint Australian market first between SCREEN FOREVER and the British Film Institute (BFI), that will align some of the most exciting Australian and UK producers, and financiers at SCREEN FOREVER 37, Australia’s premier screen industry event on Queensland’s Gold Coast.
Ten Australian and ten UK based producers have been selected to participate in the UK Connect program and will participate in a full day of events focused on accelerate global partnerships and unlocking additional funding with UK counterparts, including exclusive talks, networking and bespoke 1-1 meetings on 2nd May, before the official opening of SCREEN FOREVER 37.
Joinig the cohort will be 4 UK Sales Agents and a selction of other local and international financiers.
Further networking events and curated meetings are planned for the projects selected during SCREEN FOREVER 37, giving Australian and UK producers the best possible chance to secure financing and suitable partners for their projects.
MEET THE PARTICIPANTS
Producers are selected on the basis of their previous experience, and their specified interest and motivation to grow internationally and expand their international networks.
SCREEN FOREVER is proudly supported by the Queensland Government, through Screen Queensland.
We acknowledge and pay respects to the Yugambeh people of the Gold Coast and all their descendants both past and present. We also acknowledge the many Aboriginal people from other regions as well as Torres Strait and South Sea Islander people who now live in the local area and have made an important contribution to the community.