PlayUK Masterclass with Andrew Reid

7 October 2019 | 11.30 – 13.30 | Ministry of Culture Lobby, Cetinje 

British Council, in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture Montenegro and the Film Centre of Montenegro, invite you to a PlayUK Masterclass: From shorts to features: A roadmap for emerging filmmakers. The masterclass will address the following:  

  • Why your short films matter 
  • Developing your first feature 
  • Pitching your first feature 
  • Financing your first feature 
  • Pre-production (locations, cast and crew) 
  • Production (common pitfalls) 
  • Post-production (avoiding PPBSR) 
  • Delivery and distribution

Andrew Reid, Northern Ireland Screen, Belfast :

Andrew Reid joined the screen industry in 1990 as a production runner, after a few years he was sent to London by the BBC to train as a television drama Locations Manager. He also did production managing of commercials and 1st Assistant Director on short films, mainly in the UK, as well as working on documentaries in Rwanda, Tanzania, USA, Turkey and Sri Lanka. He joined Northern Ireland Screen in 1997. As Head of Production, Andrew is responsible for the investment of Northern Ireland Screen’s $15.5m annual development, production and skills funds. He oversees the delivery of: physical production; project development; new and emerging talent and skills development schemes. Andrew has a BA in Drama, Film and Television from York St John’s; an MBA from Queen’s University Belfast; is an alumni of Cass Business School’s Inside Pictures; a member of BAFTA and a founding member of the Irish Film and Television Academy. Andrew’s most recent work includes the production of “The Game of Thrones: The Last Watch” – a 2,5 hour documentary on the making of the series.