SATURDAY 16TH NOVEMBER @ 16:00 – 19:00

This year Cork Film Festival will celebrate the crossover of film and digital with talks and panels from the brightest minds in the field. The afternoon will be hosted by EMERGE, the digital and transmedia strand of the East End Film Festival.

The event will take place across three sessions:

Digital Experiments

The convergence of film and digital is enabling a new wave of innovators using new methods of production to push the boundaries of creativity. The first session will include a series of inspirational talks, demonstrations and screenings by artists and producers experimenting with moving image and interactive technologies.

Crossing platforms: What is Transmedia and why is it important?

Transmedia is the integrated telling of stories across different media. This panel with key innovators in the Transmedia space looks at the future of this new form of storytelling. The session will include case studies of great Transmedia work and will be followed by a Q&A.

The Future of Features

The impact of digital is driving the evolution of the film industry. This final session of EMERGE will include presentations by forward-thinking Programmers, Producers and Directors that have adopted digital to experiment with new methods of creation, production and distribution. The talks will be followed by a Q&A.

Speakers at EMERGE will include Kibwe Tavares (Factory Fifteen), Christian Fonnesbach (Cloud Chamber Project), Triona Campbell (BeActive Media), Patrick O’Neill (Wildcard Distribution), Olivier Kaempfer (Producer – Borrowed Time), Jamie King (VODO), Adipat Virdi (transmediasphere.com) – more names to be announced.

For further information and booking visit www.corkfilmfest.org/emerge



Admission: €30

Concession: €25

Tickets available here