We are overjoyed to announce that Dr Rebekah Louisa Smith has agreed to join the Beeston Film Festival. Rebekah, The Film Festival Doctor, brings a wealth of global festival knowledge. Rebekah is committed to discovering new, innovative talent and promoting the director’s vision via international film festivals.
Her company is a consultancy & management service based in London. Rebekah offers a range of services to filmmakers in order to help them to achieve successful international film festival exposure & distribution. What is more, Rebekah has kindly agreed to conduct a workshop during the 2016 festival, so local filmmakers can learn more.
The rest of the panel for this year is –
- Simon Young – Shorts TV & BFI Short Film Advisor
- Rebecca Thomson – Film Director & Festival
- Dominic Howlett – University of Nottingham Filmmaking Society Chair, Director and Writer
- Adam Anwi – Writer and Director
- Frank Harriman – Writer and Director
Finally, Keith Allott, Writer & Director of the wonderful Flawless, is now curating the East Midlands night in January. Steve Best is standing down from curating and being a judge due to other commitments.