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Talk & Q&A: What’s happening in the film industry now and how to break in

October 12, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Talk with film producer Mark Gill. 4-5.30pm, Byre Studio Theatre

How the movie business has changed, what’s it’s like, and where is it going?
What are the opportunities, and how can you get them?
Why working in TV might be a far better use of your time (even if you love film).
What skills, aptitudes and attitudes you need.
Why your ability to learn fast is much more important than experience.
The event is free, but ticketed (tickets are limited to 2 per person, and any not collected will be reallocated 5 minutes before the event)

Mark Gill is the former president of Miramax Films, Warner Independent Pictures and Millennium Films. He has a production track record of $2.1 billion, 30 years of experience and a background in marketing (at Columbia Pictures). This Fall, he started a new film company, Solstice Studios, with $400 million in financial backing. He has worked on such films as Pulp Fiction, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Frida, March of the Penguins, Good Night, and Good Luck, Olympus Has Fallen, London Has Fallen, Hitman’s Bodyguard and three Best Picture Academy Award winners: The English Patient, Shakespeare in Love and Chicago.


October 12, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Byre Theatre- Studio
Abbey Street
St Andrews, KY16 9LA
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