At a glance
- Welcome to Raindance Lockdown Sessions
- Enjoy professional film education wherever you are
- An hour of relevant and practical advice from an industry professional
Financing is the most difficult part of moviemaking to attain for independent filmmakers. Producer Paul Brett, with his extensive production work across the world and in China, will explain how to reach your goals in the troubled year that is 2020.
What you will learn:
- Securing finance in 2020
- Working in China
- Speculating on the Future for Independent Filmmakers
About the Speaker
Paul Brett has worked in film and television for the past 30 years. He worked for Video Arts, the world’s first video training company, Video Collection, the world’s first sell-through video label; and Ten the Movie Channel, the UK’s first pay television service. He then worked at Paramount, Universal and Pathé, before moving to the British Film Institute, where he developed and implemented the UK exhibition and distribution strategy.
He then co-founded Prescience in 2004, where he financed more than 50 films and television projects, including The King’s Speech (Best Picture Oscar 2012), Chef, the highest-grossing independent film of 2016, and Wolf Hall, BBC2’s highest-rated drama of 2016.
Since the 90’s, Paul has been travelling the world to develop relationships with key media partners, studio chiefs, major streaming platforms, distribution partners, cinemas, and government.