Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Films that Work (on) the Red Carpet: Industrial Film Festivals and the Power of Prestige

A talk by Dr Brian Jacobson from the Department of Film Studies at the Arts Lecture Theatre (Arts Building) on February 11, 2014 5:15 pm (until 7 pm).  For more information contact Dr Stefanie Van de Peer on (01334 467 - 475).

This talk will examine the origins and early history of industrial film festivals in France and their role in the development of corporate and sponsored film production in the 1960s. It will situate these festivals in broader efforts to revitalize the French film industry amidst the industrial developments of "les Trente Glorieuses."