‘Focus’ - Filmmaking Presentations and Networking Event




10 Mar '18 | 10:00am


10 Mar '18 | 4:00pm

‘Focus’ is an annual event aimed at adventure filmmakers, it aims to educate, inspire and entertain. The event is curated and hosted by adventure filmmaker Paul Diffley of Hot Aches Productions. The day-long event is a mix of panel discussions, presentations and informal industry networking. It is open to anyone working in, or aspiring to work in the outdoor media world.


1000 -1030 Coffee & Networking

1030- 1200 Panel Discussion, ‘Raising the Bar' - Striving for Excellence in Adventure Film

Paul Diffley will chair a discussion on how filmmakers can elevate their work to achieve its maximum potential. The panel will include multi-award winning filmmaker, Ian Derry (‘Johanna Under the Ice’ ), Emma Brennand (Planet Earth II) and adventurer and filmmaker Ben Page (‘The Frozen Road’ ).

1200 - 1300 Lunch / Informal Networking

A buffet lunch will be provided. Please contact us if you have any special dietary requirements.

1300 - 1500 'How I Made' - Stories from the other side of the lens

Filmmakers give a presentation describing how their film was produced. With behind the scenes stories, filmmaking secrets and a chance for Q&A, these informal sessions are not to be missed.

1300 How I Made ‘The Frozen Road’ by Ben Page

1400 How I Made ‘Johanna Under the Ice’ by Ian Derry

1500 - 1600 Drinks and Informal Networking

A chance to hang out and reflect on the day over a drink.

1600 - Close