Polly Hill and Rose Garnett to speak at three-day conference next month

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Broadcast and Screen International owner Media Business Insight is hosting a three-day virtual event discussing the impact of the past year on the industry. 

Restart (https://restartconference.com) will see a number of sessions discussing the impact of the pandemic on the industry and how it can move forward, successfully navigating its way into the future.

ITV head of drama Polly Hill, BBC Film director Rose Garnett and director Penny Woolcock feature in the first line-up of speakers, along with a wealth of other big names. 

The conference will take place from 18-20 May and is available free to attend as an exclusive benefit to Broadcast, Screen international, Broadcast Intelligence, Commissioners Index and Production Intelligence subscribers.

Topics and areas that will be explored include:

  • Audience retention and engagement
  • Production from the frontline – UK and International filming issues
  • Industry leaders panels discussing the future of Film and TV
  • Financing and funding
  • Broadcast Commissioner discussions
  • Keynote interview
  • Directors masterclass

The first line-up of speakers has been announced and includes Penny Woolcock (Director), Rose Garnett (Director, BBC Film), Polly Hill (Head of Drama, ITV), Douglas Mackinnon (Director), Clare Binns (Joint Managing Director, Picturehouse Cinemas) and Daniel Battsek (Director, Film4), to name a few.

To claim your free subscriber pass for the event, head to the website, register your interest and the team will be in touch. For non-subscribers there are ticket options available from £75, more details can be found on the registration page on the website.

Restart is sponsored and supported by ScreenSkills, the BFI, British Film Commission & Centtrip.