In April David Pope delivered story development sessions as part of the Kinoteka / LFA Sreenwriting Lab. David tutored alongside Ivana Mckinnon (Slumdog Millionaire) , Academy Award winner Pawal Pawlikowski (Ida, My Summer of Love ) and Peter Strickland (Berberian Sound Studio, Duke of Burgandy)
During the first month of 2015 advance films has attracted feature film and television drama script development clients from Italy, Estonia, Mexico and United States.
David Pope chairing producers masterclass in July for BAFTA with: Kate Ogborn – The Spirit of ’45, This is England, The Deep Blue Sea. Jim Wilson – Attack the Block, Under the Skin, 20,000 Days on Earth. Damian Jones – The Iron Lady, Kidulthood, History Boys
In May David Pope acted as Lead Script Tutor at the four day Film TEEP workshop in Bucharest. He contributed one to one script meetings and lectures to the feature film project based scheme.
In February, for the third year, David Pope contributed to the design and delivery of Story Campus at Jameson Dublin International Film Festival in association with Screen Training Ireland. A two day Screenwriters Lab saw ten international advisors meet one to one with twenty screenwriters and deliver masterclasses.
In autumn 2013 David Pope from advance films delivered story development services for the Estonian Film Institute and the National Theatre in London and contributed to the final evaluations for the MEGA producers programme at The Media Business School in Ronda, Spain.
In August, as part of advance films relationship with the Media Business School in Spain, David Pope contributed to the Creative Content Evaluation process for the projects of the producer participants of MEGA 2013.
During July, in Wroclaw Poland, David Pope delivered workshops and took one to one meetings with participants of the New Horizons Studio in association with London Film Academy, Polish Film Institute and MEDIA.
For three days in March David Pope was running workshop sessions and facilitating at Kinoteka Studio for writer directors working on their first feature projects. Other contributors included Michael Radford, Agnieszka Holland and Jan Harlan. Hosted by London Film Academy.
Kinoteka Studio 2013. Delivering Conversation About Stories workshop.
Kinoteka Studio 2013. In Conversation with Michael Radford.
Kinoteka Studio 2013. Facilitating Directing Workshop with Agnieszka Holland.
In February 2013 David Pope from advance films together with director David Keating designed and delivered the second Story Campus at Jameson International Film Festival. Day one included a keynote conversation with Robert Towne (Chinatown, The Last Detail, Shampoo) and online contributions from David Magee (Life of Pi) and Agnieszka Holland (In Darkness). Day two saw twenty selected projects presented to industry guests.
Story Campus was delivered in partnership with with Jameson International Film Festival, Screen Training Ireland, Media and The National Film School at IADT.
David Pope in conversation with Robert Towne.