We are hosting online coffee mornings to support filmmakers through this really difficult time.   Meet, chat, unload and learn from others in the industry.  Details below…         

19 May, 10 am – Orwa Nyrabia, Syrian documentary filmmaker and artistic director of IDFA, joins us to discuss the place of festivals in the current crisis. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sdi-coffee-morning-orwa-nyrabia-on-idfa-and-film-festivals-in-lockdown-tickets-103830010356



There will be other coffee mornings so stay tuned! 


Past Events 

Supporting documentary filmmakers during lockdown.  Louise Thorton (BBC Scotland), Lindsay Poulton (Guardian) and Leslie Finlay (Screen Scotland) talked about how their different organisations are adapting during lockdown and what support they’re offering to documentary filmmakers. You can watch the video here: https://vimeo.com/418365717

Distribution and Sales with Dogwoof and MetFilm.  In a wide-ranging discussion, Daniel and Vesna discussed how COVID-19 has impacted on their sales and distribution strategies, before sharing their thoughts on launching films in this era. https://vimeo.com/417974522

Lynn Nwokorie, how best to apply for film grants. You can watch the video here: https://vimeo.com/410552435

Editing with Anthea Harvey. You can watch the video here: https://vimeo.com/407934958



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