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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?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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