6pm Panel: Contemporary Criticism
Does the internet sound the death knell for print criticism? Leading film critics explore the future of their industry.
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?Landscape and LocationTHU 19 JUN 18:00 TRAVERSE 1The physical placement of a film is critical. Here, experts in cinematography and locations reveal their secrets.The New HorrorFRI 20 JUN 18:00 TRAVERSE 1From “torture porn” to zombie comedy: what now defines this key commercial genre?Contemporary CriticismMON 23 JUN 18:00 TRAVERSE 1Does the internet sound the death knell for print criticism? Leading film critics explore the future of their industry.Taking the Temperature of British FilmTUE 24 JUNE 18:00 TRAVERSE 1The 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 1Piracy 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.Animation THU 26 JUNE 18:00 TRAVERSE 1 From Harryhausen’s skeletons to Corin Hardy’s groundbreaking music videos and Pixar’s WALL•E, this is a hot animation year at EIFF. Discuss this most fluid of forms with some of its exponents.Documentary – The Facts and FictionsFRI 27 JUNE 18:00 TRAVERSE 1The 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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