Shadows & Light 2017, Brighton, UK

Monday, May 15, 2017
- Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

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Event Location

Dukes at Komedia
44-47 Gardner St
Brighton, Sussex BN1 1UN

Event Fees:

General Admission £ 199.00

Early Bird Ticket £ 149.00


Shadows and Light Brighton 2017

What is Shadows & Light 2017, Brighton UK?
Shadows & Light is two and a half days of presentations, practical workshops and social gatherings taking place in Brighton, UK 14-16 May. It brings together filmmakers so that they can learn from experts speakers, learn from each other and, perhaps most important of all, meet other like-minded filmmakers, helping forge a community of like-minded people.
Who should come to Shadows & Light?

Shadows & Light is a gathering for filmmakers at all levels. It is for:

videographers, directors, camera operators, editors, producers, producer-directors, one-man-bands, small production companies, big productions companies. Maybe you’re just starting out and are at film school, or have just left film school. Or maybe you’re well-established in your filmmaking career. Our attendees are involved in the production of all sorts of content, from short online promo films to broadcast documentaries and feature films.

Event Sponsors

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high frame rate workshop brighton beach

Why should I come to Shadows & Light?

You’ll learn a lot. Past presentations and workshops have included: colour grading; cinematic storytelling; adding appropriate cinematic motion to productions; VFX; mastering the interview; lens whacking; high frame rates & aerials; business growth for filmmakers; critiques of attendees’ work; which camera and which lens for which job; and more….

And… as well as learning from industry-leading pros, you’ll meet and network with fellow filmmaking peers. Win cool raffle prizes from our sponsors. Build up a network of professionals who you can turn to advice and work with on jobs. Get freebee hoodies and t-shirts…

And best of all, you’ll become a Shadows & Lighter, joining the world’s fastest growing filmmaking community!

Here are some of the speakers and workshop leaders we have lined up for 2017, with more being announced soon…

Sunday May 14th

Welcome to our traditional pre-event getting-to-know you drinks at the Fortune of War on Brighton Beach

Monday May 15th

Day One Presentations at Dukes @Komedia

Session 1

Philip Bloom
Social Media for Filmmakers: How to Promote yourself; benefits and pitfalls of social media

Session 2

Dave Dugdale – Matching Cameras Workflow

Session 3

Danny Lacey, Stada Video – Growing your filmmaking business

Session 4

Alan Stockdale, Foundlight Productions – Case Study: No budget filmmaking & brand participation

Session 5

Mike Buonaiuto, Shape History – Mobilising Audiences To Crowd-fund For Film.

CVP End of Day One Party on Brighton Pier

Tuesday May 16th

Day Two Practical Workshops: all three practical workshops will run concurrently from 09.00 to 17.30.
Attendees will attend all workshops, rotating through each workshop as the day progresses.

Workshop 1

Philip Bloom – Lens whacking

Workshop 2

Ollie Kenchington and Dave Dugdale – Storytelling with Colour

Workshop 3

Nino Leitner & Dan Chung – Half Day Liveshoot and Challenge
This half day liveshoot is new for 2017; it is a three-and-a-half hour live shooting challenge with a review
of your work in the same evening at our wrap party.

Shadows & Light Wrap Party, Including Review of Films from the Liveshoot Challenge

Schedule may be subject to change

Philip Bloom

Philip Bloom

Dave Dugdale

Dave Dugdale

Nino Leitner

Nino Leitner

Mike Buonaiuto

Danny Lacey

Danny Lacey

Ollie Kenchington

Ollie Kenchington

Oggi Tomic

Oggi Tomic

Alan Stockdale

Dan Chung