What is it?
The Birds Eye View Film Festival is a thought proving event held in London that showcases and celebrates women from around the word as film makers. This inspiring festival shines an amazing spotlight on female talent. The event will run for six days from 8th -13th of April 2014. This year the festival, in its 10th anniversary and, will be:
‘celebrating women with wildness in their hearts and stories in their souls.’
Why was it set up?
The event was set up ten years ago when founder Rachel Millward was shocked when she saw that 92% of films on general realise were directed by men.
Why is it relevant to working women?
This event also has practical relevance for women working in film or, aspiring film makers. There are a range of year long development programmes. These include:
• ‘Filmonomics’ that brings together the business end of film making with directors in a range of speaker and networking events.
• Other opportunities are through workshop such as ‘watch and learn’ events
• As well and bespoke events under the banner of ‘festival delegates’
Where can you find out more?
You can go direct to the Birds Eye View Film Festival website where you can find full details about the event, including how to get tickets to see the films, the training labs and the other events. You can also look at the Bristsh Film Institute website that provides the times and dates of films. Also check out there Facebook page of to see what topics are trending.