Big Screen Symposium

SATURDAY 30 SEPTEMBER, 2017

 8:00 AM Registration – collect your weekend pass, coffee cart open on Level 0
 9:00 AM POWHIRI on Level 1, followed by MORNING TEA on Level 0
 10:10 AM Keynote Addresses – Authenticity & Pretence
 11:30 AM TRANSITION
 11:40 AM CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING
A. Adaptation with writer Luke Davies
B. Casting Matters with Kerry Barden
C. Close-Up with David Michôd (15 booked participants only)
 12:50 PM LUNCH
 1:50 PM Change and Challenge: NZ Film Commission CEO Dave Gibson
Close-Up with So Yong Kim (15 booked participants only)
 2:50 PM TRANSITION
 3:00 PM CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING
A. Directing with David Michôd
B. Panel: What makes a great TV co-production?
C. Case Study: ONE THOUSAND ROPES
 4:10 PM AFTERNOON TEA
 4:40 PM From Concept to Screen with writer Neil Cross
Close-Up with Carthew Neal (15 booked participants only)
 5:40 PM Networking drinks

 SUNDAY 1 October, 2017

 8:30 AM Coffee cart open
 9:30 AM CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING
A. Keynote Addresses – Authenticity & Pretence
B. Producing with Kylie du Fresne
 10:40 AM MORNING TEA
 11:10 AM CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING
A. Directing with So Yong Kim
B. Distribution with Peter Broderick
 12:20 PM LUNCH
 1:20 PM CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING
A. In Conversation with UTA agent Bec Smith
B. Case Study: THE CHANGEOVER
C. Producing with Midge Sanford
 2:30 PM TRANSITION
 2:40 PM In Conversation with Luke Davies and David Michôd
 3:45 PM Closing Karakia

Session Registration is now open to ticket holders via the BSS Event App! 

Please note: session registration is essential for event organisers to ensure the allocated lecture theatres for each session match expected capacity – at the event, you are welcome to change your mind, the registration process helps us to ensure no allocated rooms are significantly above (or under) seating capacity as a safety precaution.