6pm Panel: Positive Piracy?
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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The panelists for this event are:
Mike Gubbins - Chair
Editor of Screen International and ScreenDaily.com
Director of Blood Car (EIFF 2008)
Glasgow based journalist, runs the culture based weblog Submit Response
Head Of Communication, FACT (Federation Against Copyright Theft)
Director Of Cinema for the Institute Of Contemporary Arts and reviewer for The Sunday Mirror.
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.
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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