Go See: Discussion for D/deaf and disabled filmmakers at Edinburgh International Film Festival

Posted on June 14, 2017



There is a discussion coming up next week at Edinburgh International Film Festival about getting a bigger platform for D/deaf and disabled filmmakers’ work, with this site’s editor Charlie Swinbourne moderating one of the discussions.

Take a look at the details below and make sure you come along! The event is free and has BSL interpeters and speech-to-text, just make sure you book a ticket at the link below.

Event details: Hotel Novotel Edinburgh Centre – Saturday 24th June, 14:30 -18:00

Are you a D/deaf or disabled filmmaker whose work isn’t getting the platform it deserves? Are you a programmer keen to see more D/deaf and disabled voices in your programme? Join this lively inclusive discussion with leading D/deaf and disabled filmmakers, festival programmers and strategists for a series of conversations about what festival programmes and all filmmakers can do to get their films in front of audiences. BSL translation (including roving translators for networking sessions and breaks), live subtitling via speech-to-text and fully accessible venue.

For more information, and to book, click here.

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