Film Festival work:
November 18, Skopje, Macedonia — Nick offers tips on presenting films, pitching projects and coming up with a ‘five second lift (elevator) pitch’ at Macedonia’s Cinedays film festival. Around 25 people, producers, journalists, film school students, writers and others came to the workshop and asked many – at times, challenging – questions.
April 30, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan — Nick appears live on the morning show Utro Live! on local tv station NTS. See blog for details. His visit was covered in an English-language UK published quarterly covering central Asia: Open Central Asia.
Nick moderated Vilnius Film Festival’s industry sidebar Meeting Point Vilnius.
Highlights included a focus on how to build audiences and a location visit to Kaunas, Lithuania’s second city.
Karlovy Vary IFF: Nick Holdsworth covered the festival for The Hollywood Reporter. See image of him hard at work at the Cottbus Film Festival brunch, with friend and colleague, Czech film producer, Pavel Strnad, image courtesy of Film New Europe, here:
Berlin Film Festival, Hungarian Cultural Institute, Cinema Total 6 ‘Filmpolitical Roundtable’ February 2013. Nick Holdsworth presents a panel of leading Russian and European film producers, including Alexander Rodnyansky (Russia), Yevgeny Gindilis (Russia) and Andrew Vajna (US and Hungary); with comments from Dariusz Jablonski (Poland), Simone Baumann (Germany) and Karl ‘Baumi’ Baumgartner (Germany.)
New Europe Market, Dubrovnik, Croatia, television industry debate on Content Selection for the Central/Eastern European Region, introduced by BBC business reporter Joe Lyman and moderated by Nick Holdsworth.
Cannes, Russian Pavilion May, 21 2012 15.00 – 16.00 Coproduction session “Russia, Eastern Europe and Scandinavia – building the bridges for coproduction”, with the support of the Variety. Moderated by Nick Holdsworth, Variety. https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?id=320898327957460&story_fbid=352981688082457 http://www.ruspav.com/215
Gdynia Film Festival – Nick Holdsworth interviewed by Polish Film Institute
Film Festival jury work:
2011: European Cultural Congress, Wroclaw, Poland