advance films is able to offer a bespoke international consultancy service offering support in the following areas:

strategic planning within the film industry

feature film project development, financing and distribution

management of production schemes and funds

design and delivery of training, support and professional development courses and programs

consultations can happen both in person and online


Rotterdam Lab 2013

Thank you CineMart for another inspirational edition.
In January David Pope acted as consultant / moderator for The Rotterdam Lab during CineMart. 74 producers from 29 international partner organizations attended the five day programme.



David Pope returning as consultant / moderator for Rotterdam Lab. CineMart 2013

David Pope delighted to be acting again as consultant / moderator for the splendid Rotterdam Lab at CineMart IFFR January 2013.

David Pope delivers creative content project meetings for MEGA Plus Producer Participants

In August 2012 David Pope returned to the Media Business School MEGA Plus producer programme in Ronda Spain.

While there he gave feedback on participants project pitches and held one to one creative content meetings.

David had worked with the group in June delivering a principles of storytelling workshop as part of the development module.


David Pope delivers workshop at New Horizons Studio. Wroclaw. Poland.

During July, in Wroclaw Poland, David Pope delivered a pitching workshop and took one to one meetings with participants of the New Horizons Studio in association with London Film Academy, Polish Film Institute and MEDIA.

advance films presents Pitch First Feature at Edinburgh International Film Festival 2012

David Pope from advance films hosted the Pitch First Feature event at Edinburgh International Film Festival. Selected filmmakers pitched their feature projects to industry funders.


Moderator: David Pope (advance films)
Caroline Cooper Charles (Senior Talent Executive, Creative England)
Chris Aird (Head of Drama, BBC Scotland)
Chris Collins (Senior Development & Production Executive, BFI)

Caroline Cooper Charles and Chris Collins.

David Pope and Chris Aird.

David Pope delivers development component on MEGA producers training.

In June David Pope from advance films delivered principles of storytelling as part of the development section on MEGA plus training for producers at Media Business School, Ronda, Spain.

David Pope delivers Pitching Workshops at Cannes Film Festival 2012

In addition to holding project meetings while at Cannes Film Festival 2012 David Pope delivered two pitching workshops with LFA for the festival.

David Pope moderator / consultant Rotterdam Lab 2012 CineMart

Participants Speed Dating with Industry Guests.

Interviewing Elisabeth Holm Director of Film Program at Kickstarter.

Opening session participants meet.

Digital Flux

In April 2012 David Pope delivered Digital Flux: Opportunities For Filmmakers In Online Environments at City University London. Included discussions on Crowdfunding, DIY / Hybrid Distribution and Transmedia.

advance films partners on Digital Film Camp in Berlin

In February 2012 advance films partnered on Digital Film Camp in Berlin.

The Digital Film Camp (DFC) started as an open conference platform/un-conference to encourage interactivity between its participants. In the course of time the DFC evolved into a high-quality one-day conference, that enabled participants to exchange information about crowdfunding in the film industry.

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