6pm Panel: Contemporary Criticism

  • 60 mins

Does the internet sound the death knell for print criticism? Leading film critics explore the future of their industry.

Buy all seven panels for £25.00 / £17.50. This offer is only available in person or over the phone on 0131 623 8030.

The panelists for this event are:

John Woodward - Chair
Chief Executive UK Film Council

Dave Calhoun
Film Editor of Time Out magazine in London

Dr David Archibald
Convenor of the University Of Glasgow's Film Journalism Masters Programme.  He will be covering this year's EIFF for the US journal Cineaste.

Tim Robey
Deputy Film Critic - The Daily Telegraph

Please see below the list of other panels in the series:

PRICE (PER PANEL): £5.00 (£3.50 concs)
BUY ALL SEVEN PANEL EVENTS FOR: £25.00 (£17.50 concs) OFFLINE ONLY.

Landscape and Location
THU 19 JUNE 18:00 TRAVERSE 1
The physical placement of a film is critical. Here, experts i n cinematography and locations reveal their secrets.

The New Horror
FRI 20 JUNE 18:00 TRAVERSE 1
From ‘torture porn’ to zombie comedy: what now defines this key commercial genre?

Taking the Temperature of British Film
TUE 24 JUNE 18:00 TRAVERSE 1
The UK Film Council’s New Cinema Fund supported several films in this year’s EIFF (including Better Things; Donkey Punch; Man on Wire) Representatives of the fund will be there to discuss the current condition of UK cinema.

Positive Piracy?
WED 25 JUNE 18:00 TRAVERSE 1
Piracy hurts the industry. Yet the sharing of rare and cult film on the internet expands film education and creates new communities of enthusiasts … Debate the rights and wrongs with those who have a stake.

Documentary – The Facts and Fictions
FRI 27 JUNE 18:00 TRAVERSE 1
The documentary landscape has expanded in recent years. With ever more experimental forms, is the distinction between fact and fiction still clear in film?

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