23 January 2014 11:34 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Birds Eye View its launching its new training programme Filmonomics at this year’s Loco London Comedy Film Festival on Jan 26.

The series will focus on topics such as finance, teams, marketing, exhibition and distribution.

Speakers at the initial sessions will include writers Rachel Hirons and Tess Morris, Film London’s Deborah Sathe, former Paramount executive Deborah Sheppard, iFeatures executive producer Christopher Granier-Deferre, journalists Karen Krizanovich and Charles Gant.

Selected participants, almost 90% of whom are female filmmakers, will participate in a bespoke programme. Filmonomics will also include three public sessions at BFI Southbank. Two of those sessions will be held during the 10th Birds Eye View Film Festival (April 8-13). 

Creative Skillset supports Filmonomics, which is created in assocation with former Screen editor Colin Brown, author of the Filmonomics blog at Slated.com.

Birds Eye View Creative Director Kate Gerova said: “We created Filmonomics because with digital cameras and low-budget filmmaking schemes everyone has access to making »


- wendy.mitchell@screendaily.com (Wendy Mitchell)

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