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Co-Founder of www,bcre8ive.eu, Phil has over 20 years development experience including ‘Wallace and Gromit – Curse of the Were Rabbit’ & ‘Terry Prachett’s – Hogfather’, and ‘Bach in Brazil’, a German/Brazilian family feature. Currently advising on children’s films in Poland, Germany, Croatia, and the UK.
Phil is the founder/leader of the LCP/LCC MA Screenwriting course – graduates have won several BAFTA’s, the Palme D’Or and been Oscar nominated; and is the founder of UK Film Council Training Fund and author of ‘Art and Science of Screenwriting’ and ‘Introduction to Screenwriting’.
Green Shoots in Children's and Family Film
New ways to make Children’s and Family films outside the studio system? Using public and TV rights e.g. 'Bach in Brazil’ in Germany or possibly via Film Cymru’s new support for a development deal with Chicken House in the UK? Join us to discover how to do it. 'Bach in Brazil’ is currently still playing in cinema after 15 weeks on release in Germany. Listen to Ansgar Ahlers describe how the combination of German Public Funds, a TV deal and a pre-sale to Disney international saw this film about a music teacher in a Brazilian Children’s prison take the indie…
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