Thursday 29 October 2015 - 00:31 to Tuesday 03 November 2015 - 12:31
Moscow Film School, 10 Nizhnyaya Syromyatnicheskaya St., building 3

As part of the XVI New British Film Festival, the British Council and CoolConnections with Moscow Film School and the English language school, BKC-IH present the TALKS educational programme – a series of lectures, discussions and screenings dedicated to new trends in the international cinema industry, with the participation of a number of invited guests – Russian and British actors, directors, producers and film experts.

New British Film Festival Talks Schedule

Hattie Morahan is a British theatre and film actress. She has appeared in movies such as Beauty and the Beast, Alice Through the Looking Glass, The Bank Job and The Golden Compass.  She has also appeared in TV series like The Outcast, Eternal Law, Sense and Sensibility and Miss Marple.  Her theatre roles include A Doll’s House (Young Vic), The Changeling (Shakespeare’s Globe), The Seagull (National Theatre), Night of the Soul and Hamlet (RSC). Hattie’s latest movie is Bill Condon’s Mr. Holmes.
Hattie’s favourite parts are emotional, deep characters, like Nora from Ibsen’s Doll House, or Chekhov’s Nina Zarechnaya (The Seagull), the part that brought her the Ian Charleson Award. Although Hattie often appears in detective plays and movies, ever since her college years her passion has been high drama.
During her talk Hattie will explain how she works on her new parts, what, in her opinion, the difference between playing in movies and on stage is and why she prefers classical characters to tough ones.
The moderator of the talk is the famous film expert, deputy editor-in-chief of, Michail Ratgaus.
Online broadcasting will be available on this page and also on Cinemotion webpage.

David Nicholas Wilkinson entered the cinema world as an actor, but in and outside Britain he’s mostly known as a producer with more than 20 years of experience. He pioneered the Reverse Co-Production with the BBC in 1981, making him the first true independent producer to work with the Corporation. He became a distributor in 1989 and has released over 100 feature films in the international film market. In 1999 he founded the Guerilla Films company, which promotes films by young British directors, specialising in the difficult ones other distributors have passed on. In 2015, he tried his hand at directing, presenting his documentary research “The First Film” (which explores an alternative version of cinematography history) to film experts.
During his talk, David will share his experience of promoting low-budget films and turning a commercially hopeless movie into a  sensation.
The moderator of the talk is a creative producer, organizer and supervisor of pitching at the Open Russian Film Festival, “Kinotavr”, and programming director of the “Kultburo” education centre, Anna Gudkova.
Online broadcasting will be available on this page and also on Cinemotion webpage.

Shaun Evans, a Guildhall School of Music and Drama graduate, made his debut as a French teacher in comedy drama Teachers and gained popularity through TV-series The Virgin Queen, Endeavour, Murder City and Ashes to Ashes.
Ingeborga Dapkunaite is an actress who has already played hundreds of roles in theatre and cinema, including theatrical plays Оговорка, Libra (Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago) and Клоака (Old Vic theatre) as well as the movies Mission: Impossible, Seven Years in Tibet, Burnt by the Sun and Kiss of Life. She has won multiple awards, including the International Geneva Festival Award, Nika, Astra and the Oleg Yankovskiy prize. She now teaches at Moscow Film School.
Online broadcasting will be available on this page and also on Cinemotion webpage.