The Cross Channel Film Lab Training programme is supported by Creative Europe in partnership with Le Groupe Ouest, Creative England and Falmouth University.

 Le Groupe Ouest seeks to further filmmaking in Brittany in a context of European co-operation and innovation. Le Groupe Ouest is a partner of the TorinoFilmLab and a partner and co-founder of the Cross Channel Film Lab.

Le Groupe Ouest is:

  1. A unique place in France dedicated to the scriptwriting process and coaching writers.
  2. A research and creation platform for linking storytelling with new imaging technology.
  3. An innovative approach involving businesses in the development of Brittany’s filmmaking industry.

Creative England offers funding and tailored support to the TV, film, games and digital industries, and helps them flourish.  It invests, mentors, advocates and collaborates at all levels of the industry, creating the right conditions for more success.

Falmouth University is a vibrant and forward-thinking specialist arts university and key player in the national and international creative scene. A justifiable international reputation for excellence in Art, Design, Media, Performance and Writing has grown from over a century of nurturing original thinking, supported by highly talented and professional staff. 

Industry partners

The CCFL offers a wide range of expertise from across the film industry plus broad research knowledge and experience from its academic partners.

Amongst many others, the CCFL has previously consulted with experts at companies such as A Droite de la Lune, Amak, Bait Studio, BBC Films, Eyes3Shut, Film4, Film Factory, Nvizible,  Rushes, Studio Canal, Vertigo Films, Vision 3 and Zoptic; directors including Gareth Edwards, Marc Caro, Christian Volckman, Ciaron Foy and Caradoc James; script consultants Yann Apperry, Pippa Best, Mary Davies and Antoine Le Bos; VFX experts Paddy Eason, Jean-Baptiste Lère, Christian Lett, Jonathan Privett, and Feidhlimidh Woods; and Stereo 3D specialists Hugo Barbier, Joséphine Derobe, François Garnier, Martin Parsons and Chris Parks.

One Response to “Notes to editors”

  1. Due to the success of our first year, we are already looking forward to 3rd February 2017 at the AGEAS Bowl in Southampton to collaborate, inspire and engage the South’s film making population yet again. With the tremendous feedback all round from exhibitors, speakers and attendees, we certainly hit our goal to raise awareness of the talent, services and locations the South has to offer.
    The day consisted of an industry Exhibition, over 20 seminars and workshops, including actors workshop, script workshops, press room, showcase, SFX demonstrations and much more.
    Please see our video highlights:
    I would welcome a meeting to discuss Film Expo South in more detail and whether CrossChannelFilmLab would like to support and be involved in by hosting a stand and covering a seminar.
    Any questions, please don’t hesitate to call and I look forward to hearing from you.
    Best wishes


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