June 20 - BAFTA Creative Skillset Guest Lecture: Rob Hardy BSC - On Cinematography
The BAFTA Creative Skillset Guest Lecture: Rob Hardy BSC - On Cinematography
In partnership with Screen Academy Scotland at Edinburgh Napier University
Thursday 20 June
Lecture: NEW TIME 11.00 - 12.30
Networking tea& coffee: 12.30 - 13.30
Venue: Screen Academy Scotland, Edinburgh Napier University, 2a Merchiston Ave, Edinburgh, EH10 4NU.
NB: This event is for Screen Academy Scotland Students, BAFTA Scotland Student members, as well as being open to EIFF Delegates. Screen Academy Students and alumni please email info [at] screenacademyscotland [dot] ac [dot] uk to express your interest in attending and we will get in touch with further booking details. Tickets will be issued on a first come first served basis through BAFTA.
Join BAFTA-winning Director of Photography Rob Hardy, as he delivers the BAFTA Creative Skillset Guest Lecture on Cinematography.
In his BAFTA Creative Skillset Guest Lecture Rob will discuss his craft and career as he has emerged as one of the most in demand cinematographers working today. Rob will offer practical advice on developing your craft and the camera department, how he collaborates with directors and filmmakers, working in both shorts, features and television drama, as well as offering advice to those at the start of their careers about breaking in to the industry.
In 2012 Rob shot the feature Broken, by multi-award winning director Rufus Norris, starring Cillian Murphy and Tim Roth which won Best Film at the BIFAs and Oscar-winning director James Marsh's heart-wrenching thriller Shadow Dancer starring Clive Owen and Andrea Riseborough. Rob is currently in New York shooting Amy Berg's feature debut, Every Secret Thing, starring Dakota Fanning which is being produced by Frances McDormand and Anthony Bregman.
Rob’s previous credits include the BAFTA-winning TV drama Red Riding: 1974 directed by Julian Jarrold; Joshua Marston's second feature The Forgiveness of Blood which won a Silver Bear in Berlin; Justin Chadwick's film based on a true story, The First Grader, Lionsgate's action movie Blitz and Dom Rotheroe's chilling Exhibit A.
Rob also worked with director John Crowley on the highly acclaimed Boy A, starring Andrew Garfield and Peter Mullan, for which he won a BAFTA award for Best Cinematography in 2008. Rob collaborated with John Crowley again on Is Anybody There, starring Michael Caine. Rob’s most recent television credits have seen him re-team with director Justin Chadwick on the BBC film Stolen for which he won a BSC Award for best Cinematography, in 2011. Rob studied at the Sheffield Institute of Arts, renowned for its art and music scene. His short films as both cinematographer and director have won various awards including Best Short at London's Raindance Film Festival and a BAFTA nomination.
About the BAFTA Creative Skillset Lecture Programme:
The BAFTA Creative Skillset Guest Lecture Programme, formed in partnership with BAFTA and Creative Skillset, consists of a series of guest lectures that aim to bring the brightest creative and technical ‘behind the scenes talent’ from the world of film, television and games together with the next generation of creative and technical talent. The lectures will be delivered to students on Creative Skillset Ticked courses in Media Academies across the UK ie. those institutions that have been identified as providing the best professional development for the existing workforce and for new entrants. Drawing on the legacy of their five annual awards ceremonies, BAFTA will invite past winners and nominees to deliver informative sessions that will offer invaluable insights and inspiration to students within their field. The lectures will be delivered across a range of creative and technical fields including games design, animation, screenwriting and post production, and all will stress the importance students developing their creativity alongside their business and technical skills.
About BAFTA & Creative Skillset:
This event forms part of BAFTA’s UK-wide learning and events programme, giving audiences across the country behind the screens access to the film, TV and video games industries. BAFTA’s learning website, BAFTA Guru, makes these insights available to all. Be the first to hear about our events and initiatives - sign up to our mailing list at www.bafta.org/guru, follow us on Twitter @BAFTA and find BAFTA on Facebook.
Creative Skillset is the industry body which supports skills and training for people and businesses to ensure the UK creative industries maintain their world class position. This event is part of our programme to support the productivity of our industry by developing the creative, technical and business skills of new entrants. Find out more here http://www.creativeskillset.org/