Masterclasses

Masterclasses

MetFilm Futures masterclasses give our students an opportunity to learn from high-profile creative industry players. We invite famous filmmakers as well as  representatives from new media and commercial sector, to share their knowledge and insight with young creative professionals.

Industry speakers

  • Ash Ditta: Screenwriter (Swimming with Men, The Catherine Tate Show, French Film). Watch the the video 
  • Armando Iannucci: Acclaimed Satirist, Director, Writer and Showrunner (Veep, The Thick of It, Alan PartridgeRead more
  • Valerio Bonelli: Award-Winning Editor (Gladiator, Black Hawk Down, Philomena, Florence Foster Jenkins) Read more
  • IIene Starger: Acclaimed Casting Director (School of Rock, Sleepy Hollow and The Parent Trap). Read more
  • Lucy Banks: Head of Content Solutions (Brand Solutions & Innovation at Google EMEA). Read more
  • Jon Wilkins: Chairman of the UK’s largest independent communications agency Karmarama
  • James Marsh: Oscar-winning Director (The Theory Of Everything)
  • Paul Webster: Producer (Locke, Atonement)
  •  Iain Smith: Producer (The Fifth Element, Mad Max:Fury Road)
  •  Frank Spotnitz: Television Showrunner (The X-Files)
  •  Adrian Hodges: Television Showrunner  (The Musketeers)
  •  Neil Landau: Hollywood Writer (Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead, Melrose Place, Doogie Howser M.D)
  •  Noel Clarke: Actor, Director (Kidulthood, Adulthood).
  • Pawel Pawlikowski: Oscar-winning Director (Ida)
  • Sarah Gavron: Director (Suffragette)
  •  Desiree Akhavan: Writer, Director, Actress (Appropriate Behaviour, The Slope)

Watch some Masterclass highlights below: