BFI Media Conference 2012: Creativity, Industry and Learning

Wednesday 4 – Friday 6 July 2012, BFI Southbank, London

A must for teachers of Media, Film and ICT at 16+ and in Higher Education, these 3 days of professional development focus in turn on New Media, Television and Film. The conference’s mix of workshops, presentations, panel discussions offers the opportunity to explore each in-depth, meet industry speakers and fellow teachers/educators and discover new teaching resources and approaches.

The contributing speakers from across the new media, film and TV industries include editors, commissioners, games developers, audience researchers, marketing consultants, journalists, production managers, writers for games/TV/film, visual effects specialists and more, with all industry speakers’ sessions hosted by education specialists. From teaching and research we are delighted to offer everything from the latest on multiplatform at the BBC to social media and political citizenship, and from representation of gender on TV in Take Me Out to considering the very future of Film Studies.

Download the BFI Media Conference 2012 programme (MS Word). Updates to the programme will be posted here on a regular basis.

The New Media day of the conference is produced in partnership with Lambeth City Learning Centre.

How to book

1.Download and complete the BFI Media Conference 2012 application form (MS Word) along with the Conference 2012 session selection form and payment either with card or a cheque made payable to BFI. Send to:

The Media Conference 2012
BFI Education
BFI Southbank
Belvedere Road
London SE1 8XT

  • The Early Bird offer (see below) is valid through to 13 June.
  • Your booking/payment confirmation will be emailed to you.
  • Each of the 3 days of the conference offers session options for delegates to select in order of preference.

Sessions are allocated on a first-come first-served basis. Please note we cannot guarantee any session preferences.

Delegate passes include access to keynote, industry and teacher/researcher-led sessions, coffee/tea breaks, sandwich lunches and the evening drinks reception (Wednesday 4 July).

Further information
T: 020 7815 1329

MEA Media Literacy Conference

BFI is pleased to be supporting MEAs Media Literacy Conference. We are co-producing a primary media education strand for the event and running a session on media literacy and archive film. For more details go visit the MLC website.

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