6pm Panel: The New Horror
From ‘torture porn’ to zombie comedy: what now defines this key commercial genre?
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The panelists for this event are:
Muriel Gray – Chair
Journalist and broadcaster
EIFF Artistic Director from 1997 – 2001, she is currently a Development Producer for the UK Film Council's Development fund.
Director of Blood Car (EIFF 2008)
Director of Mum and Dad (EIFF 2008)
London correspondent for German-based MOVIESTAR and DVD SPECIAL magazine
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)
Landscape and Location
THU 19 JUNE 18:00
The physical placement of a film is critical. Here, experts in cinematography and locations reveal their secrets.
MON 23 JUNE 18:00
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
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
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.
THU 26 JUNE 18:00
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 Fictions
FRI 27 JUNE 18:00
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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