The British Council in Vietnam and Yxine Film Festival will jointly conduct a workshop themed “Role of public, private sector in film industry- Lessons learnt from UK” in Ho Chi Minh City on December 12.
The workshop will be held at Gloria Jean’s Coffee shop on 106 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street in District 3.
Simon Farley, Head of Business Development, Creative Industries at British Council in Thailand, will make the main presentation and Marcus Manh Cuong Vu, Festival Director of YxineFF will chair the workshop.
Simon Farley will present an overview of the recent history of UK, government policies and measures to encourage investment in culture, with particular focus on films and the role of agencies such as Film London and the UK Film Council, having worked closely with both.
He will also present an overview of the role of the private sector in the UK art world, from his direct experience of managing a range of high profile public festivals and media events with multiple sponsoring partners.