Rebekah Louisa Smith joins Judging Panel update


Rebekah Louisa SmithWe 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.