Sell-out BECTU Post Fest set to discuss Game of Thrones success and the role of AI

6 September 2019

A talented pool of industry experts will gather this Sunday for the second annual industry event to discuss future of the film and TV industry and celebrate Game of Thrones and ‘BoRap’ Success.

Post Production and VFX workers in the film and TV industry will discuss their role in shaping the future of UK film industry in the annual BECTU Post Fest event this Sunday (8th September 12pm -8pm at Zero One Space in Soho).

A series of topical panels designed to address the successes and challenges faced by workers, predominantly made up of freelance workers, who will descend on central London to share best practice.

In a first for the festival, there will also be an all-female line-up of editors touching on their knowledge and experience in a panel having worked in post-production on shows such as Big Little Lies and Peaky Blinders.

Full list of speakers and panels are:


Game of Thrones success

Crispin Green – Picture Editor

Steph McCutcheon – First Assistant Editor

Íde O’Rourke – Associate Producer

Tim Hands – ADR supervisor

Moderated by Meredith Leece (Assembly Editor)

BoRap sound panel

John Warhurst – Supervising Sound Editor

Nina Hartstone – Supervising Dialogue & ADR Editor

Tim Cavagin – Re recording Mixer

Ali Hawkins – FX Editor

Louise Burton – Assistant Sound Editor

Moderated by Steve Little – Supervising ADR Editor


Changing the narrative: Cutting Drama – Editor’s panel

Tania Reddin – ‘Funny Cow’, ‘Journey’s End’

Mags Arnold – ‘The Trip’, ‘Big Little Lies’

Celia Haining – ‘The Crown’, ‘Peaky Blinders’

Sarah Brewerton – ‘Criminal Justice’, ‘War of the Worlds’

Moderated by Emma McCleave


Artificial Intelligence: Demise of VFX or its new BFF?

Ivana Bartoletti – Privacy and Data Protection professional

Ian Murphy – Trainer and VFX manager


Sara Putt – the Deal Hunter – how to manage your career


Documentary Editing

Will Gilbey: BROS: After the screaming stops

Anna Price: Louis Theroux: Dark States (Heroin Town)

Will Grayburn: Chris Packham: Asperger’s and Me

Samuel R. Santana: Bring Me Back To Life

Moderated by Roberto Borzoni – Head of Production Music @ Warner Chappell Production Music


Edit Collective Round Table

Harley Yeung Kurylowski

Kat Janes

Agathe Barbier



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