Bristol In Focus celebrates the diverse range of filmmaking activity within the city and surrounding region. We are committed to providing a platform for locally produced content, and wherever possible we invite filmmakers to introduce and talk about their work, encouraging dialogue between them and their audience. In addition, Bristol In Focus includes talks, panel discussions and workshops that explore all aspects of film, often from a Bristolian perspective.
Bristol Film Festival is pleased to announce this panel event, which is partnered with Knowle West Media Centre and their upcoming ‘From Her P.O.V.’ project (click here for further details).
Our panel will be discussing a number of practical concerns as well as addressing the broader notion of representation in film, including: the range and available roles for women both in front of and behind the camera; the challenges women face in the industry and whether ground is being gained; how the term ‘women’ is perceived by industry and the wider public; the further challenges faced in getting trans women and women of colour represented on and off screen. There will be an audience Q&A included at the end of the discussion.
The panel is: