6pm Panel: Documentary – The Facts and Fictions
The documentary landscape has expanded in recent years. With ever more experimental forms, is the distinction between fact and fiction still clear in film?
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:
Nick Higgins – Chair
Producer - The New Ten Commandments (EIFF 2008), Director of the 3rd Commandment The right not to be enslaved
EIFF Documentary Programmer
Director - Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell (EIFF 2008)
Director – Man On Wire (EIFF 2008)
Director, Scottish Documentary Institute
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.
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.
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?
MON 23 JUNE 18:00 TRAVERSE 1
Does the internet sound the death knell for print criticism? Leading film critics explore the future of their industry.
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.
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.
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