Forthcoming Events, Skills Workshops and Masterclasses

2024 Events Series

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‘Mental Health & Disability Equality in the Creative Industries’ Symposium

Open discussion between the Academia and the Creative Industry on mental health and disability equality – symposium and networking event. Replay of 19th of July 2023 (all day event, hosted at De Montfort University) available here.

Care And Well-Being In The Film Industry

Care and well-being in the film industry – featuring guest speakers 6ft from the spotlight and Organic. This is a free online event, scheduled for 3rd May 2023. 

Copyright Masterclass

Copyright and Contracts for Writers – An Introduction – featuring guest speaker John Sailing, campaign leader of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion work for the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain (WGGB). This is a free online event, scheduled for 19th October 2022. 

Workshop One

Exploring the skills gap – featuring keynote speaker Dr Christine Parker, a New Zealand filmmaker and Associate Professor from the University of Derby addressing neurodiversity and screenwriting. This event was hosted on MS Teams on 18th May 2022. 

Workshop Two

This workshop is industry-orientated with guest speaker Justin Edgar from 104 Films – UK’s leading production company and training provider focussing on disability. This event was hosted on zoom on 14th September 2022.

Film Masterclass

We held a bonus free masterclass online “Everyone Counts” on 9th July at 11am GMT, in which Terry Bamber our British Academy Innovation Fellowship Partner with Jones Bamber Productions, shares his story and practical tools how to get into the film industry. 


We will be holding our main conference for this project on 19 July 2023 at De Montfort University.

Please follow the link to the Call for Papers and abstract submission details.

Evolution Film

Founded in 2022, Evolution Film aims to provide equal opportunities for people wanting to work in film and television who have a disability

Evolution Film, The Gateway
Leicester, LE1 9BH