BFI: New Talent

Friday 31 May | 17:00 | Odeon Luxe West End Want to find out more about the business of making films? Hear from industry experts at the BFI Filmmaking Fund and BFI Film Academy who will discuss how they work with emerging filmmakers in this panel discussion event. The session will cover everything from applying for funding to supporting sustainable careers.

Speakers (more TBA)

Leon Oteng

Leon Oteng, Production Inclusion Manager for BFI Filmmaking Fund. Previous TV & Film, projects include Greed (2019), The Great (Hulu/C4) and Get Millie Black (HBO/C4) coming out this year. Also working as a freelance writer, producer and AD.

Naomi Rhodes

Naomi Rhodes is a coordinator for the BFI NETWORK. She supports the NETWORK team in delivering funding opportunities and professional development programmes for early-career filmmakers across the UK. With a degree in Media Studies from the University of East Anglia, Naomi has worked as a creative producer on three short films and as a curator and programmer at various festivals, including the London Feminist Film Festival, BFI Future Film Festival, Women X Festival, and the Film Africa Festival.