One of the highlights of the BFI London Film Festival’s art program is Edward Eninfull, Editor-in-Chief of British Vogue and European Editor-in-Chief of Vogue, and Ed Ginny, producer of “The Common Man” and “Room.”
The festival’s LFF Connects Strand, which celebrates the intersection between film and other creative arts, will discover the enigmatic features and how innovation, activism and inspiration can tell stories in the form of all art in creative spaces.
Spotlight Strand’s conversation with the festival guru, whose recent project, Joanna Hogg’s “The Souvenir Part 2”, is featured at the festival’s London gala, will discuss the formation of the Element Picture, which she co-founded, the producers she worked with and what she did. Production, distribution and exhibition look for the future. Another spotlight conversation with Doc Society CEO Jess Search will discuss how the world of documentary film has evolved during his time.
Jack Thorne (“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”), Lucy Preble (“Legacy”) and Steven Knight (“Spencer”) will chair a panel discussion on how authors navigate the platform, chaired by International Editor Manori Rabindran. Diversity.
Virtual production, hair color and makeup, XR, a progressive showcase for UK film, television and immersive work, and a critique program, among many other initiatives.
Festival director Tricia Tuttle said: “This year’s program grows from our passion for collaboration and exploration of intent – in form, but also in ideas and creative practice. And our LFF Connects event with Edward Eninful is a perfect way to open this year’s art program, as it is a conductor of strong cultural currents and a creative storyteller who has used his platform to celebrate innovation, independent thinking and difference.