13.02.2014 - Lucy Ainsworth-Taylor, Pierre Buffin, moderated by Ben Gibson
Preeminent visual effects art director Pierre Buffin who has worked on film such as Nymphomaniac, Life of Pi and Avatar, and Lucy Ainsworth-Taylor who has produced visual effects for Game of Thrones, Cloud Atlas, Skyfall and The Monuments Men, will discuss their creative process making visual effects and optimizing storytelling.
Ben Gibson is the Director of the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (DFFB). He was previously Director of Degree Programmes at the Australian Film, Television and Radio School and Visiting Professor at Goldsmiths, University of London. From 2001 to 2014, he was Director of the London Film School. He is a former independent producer and was Head of Production at the British Film Institute from 1988 to 1998. He has produced films by Terence Davies, Derek Jarman and others. Before that he was a distributor, exhibitor, theatre director, film critic and journalist.