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Fast Forward professional practiceconference FORMAT05

Professional Development activities
for Photographers

 

 

As part of this years festival Format will be staging a two day professional practice event featuring presentations and one-to-one portfolio reviews. Due to generous support from Arts Council England we are able to offer these at a subsidised rate.

To book please contact Mike Brown on 01332 716139 or mike.brown@derby.gov.uk


Event 1 — Industry Presentations, 19 October - more details

 

Event 2 — One-to-One Portfolio Reviews, 20 October - more details


Event
Industry Presentations

Date 19 October

Venue
The Assembly Rooms, Reception Suite

Price £7

Time 1pm to5pm

 

Curators, commissioners, publishers and picture agencies will talk about their work with photographers and share their knowledge of the professional image-making world. This insight will be invaluable to practitioners at all stages of their careers.

Confirmed speakers include:

Paul Herman — Director Redeye
Sophie Wright — Head of Exhibitions Magnum Photos
Simon Zimmerman — Artists’ Insights Project Manager, Arts Council England
Louise Clements and Mike Brown — Programme Managers Format Festival

Go here for speaker profiles.

To book please contact Mike Brown on 01332 716139 or mike.brown@derby.gov.uk

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Event
One-to-One Portfolio Reviews

Date 20 October

Venue
The Assembly Rooms,
45 Suite

Price £5 per 20 minute review

Time 10am – 4pm

 

Reviewers have been selected because of their knowledge and experience of different areas of contemporary photographic practice. When booking please consider which reviewer will be most relevant to you, your practice and your future aspirations. Each review will last 20 minutes and booking is essential. You can book up to a maximum of 4 reviews.

Please Note These Reviews are aimed at photographers and artists with a developed and serious approach to their practice. On this occasion we will not be seeing work by students.

Full reviewer profiles are included here.

Confirmed reviewers include:

Susan Bright — Writer and Curator
David Chandler — Director of Photoworks
Joby Ellis — Editorial Assistant steidlMACK
Paul Herman — Director Redeye
Tim Simmons — Photographer
Rhonda Wilson & Lorna-Mary Webb — Rhubarb-Rhubarb Festival of the image
Sophie Wright — Head of Exhibitions Magnum Photos
Simon Zimmerman — Arts Council England
Louise Clements and Mike Brown — Programme Managers Format Festival

Go here for reviewer profiles

To book please contact Mike Brown on 01332 716139 or mike.brown@derby.gov.uk

Each review will last 20 minutes and will cost £5.

Please consider how best to present your work in the time available.

Reviews will start on the hour and on the half hour at the following times:
10.00, 10.30, 11.00, 11.30, 12.00, 13.30, 14.00, 14.30, 15.00, 15.30.

Please specify your preferred start time when booking but note this cannot be guaranteed.

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