FOCUS WILL RUN A DIGITAL EDITION ON 15/16/17 DECEMBER 2020
FOCUS, The Meeting Place for International Production, will return in December 2020 in a digital format for its sixth edition. The usual 2 day live event will be expanded to three days for the virtual edition and will run on 15/16/17 December.
In these fast-changing and challenging times for the creative screen industries FOCUS remains committed to offering a distinctive platform to connect, reconnect and share global production expertise.
FOCUS has established itself as an important date in the screen industry calendar and announced record attendance, exhibitor and programme numbers for the 2019 edition. Once again FOCUS will be aimed at all the creative screen industries – including film, TV, advertising, animation and games -and will continue to offer a plethora of filming solutions, potential partners and production intelligence for all types of project and all levels of budget, from pre through to post-production.
Registration is now open and a delegate pass will remain completely FREE, giving access to all strands of the digital event. At FOCUS 2020 delegates will be able to;
- Attend an array of programme sessions, featuring leading industry experts and get up to speed on all the rapid developments in the screen industries.
- Discover millions of dollars of filming incentives and get the most up to date advice on the current filming situation around the world.
- Pre-schedule 1-2-1 online meetings with potential partners from every continent , including film commissions, agencies, locations providers and production services.
The FOCUS programme is developed in consultation with a Content Advisory Board featuring representatives from leading industry bodies. Members include the British Film Institute, British Film Commission, Pact, Directors UK, Advertising Producers Association, The Production Guild GB, ScreenSkills, UK Screen Alliance, Creative Europe Media Desk UK and Women in Film and TV. The content programme is presented in association with media partner Variety and sponsored by Production Service Network.
FOCUS Managing Director Jean-Frederic Garcia said: “Of course we would have loved to bring people together face to face, and we know we can’t completely replicate the unique atmosphere of our London event, but we are excited to bring the industry a virtual edition that will offer a lively forum to meet, network and share production expertise. We look forward to welcoming even more delegates from around the world to experience the flavour of our live event via our digital platform”.