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Bournemouth University Festival of Media Production

Elliott Hasler
Elliott Hasler

IMIS are delighted to be sponsoring a guest speaker on Thursday 18 May as part of the Bournemouth University Festival of Media Production. BU is an IMIS Accredited Institution.

During the afternoon, young British independent writer/director and IMIS member, Elliott Hasler will take part in a session about diversity in film and television. Following a presentation at 14.00 by keynote speaker Dumi Senda from the BBC, Elliott has been invited to talk about his upcoming debut feature, Vindication Swim, which depicts the incredible story of Mercedes Gleitze, the first British woman to swim the English Channel.

Then at 19.00 Elliott will give a presentation about the making of Vindication Swim, his calling card feature length film, which was filmed in the English Channel. 

Event timings

14:00-15:00hrsScreening clips and talk. Elliot, the Story of Vindication Swim. Share Lecture Theatre. Fusion Building
15:00-18:00hrsPanel, including Elliot. Sustaining an Inclusive Media Sector. Share Lecture Theatre. Fusion Building
18:00-19:00hrsReception. All invited. Foyer, Fusion Building.
19:00-21:00hrsIMIS. Elliot, the Making of Vindication Swim. Share Lecture Theatre. Fusion Building

IMIS members are welcome to attend, admission is free. Tickets can be booked on the BU website by clicking on the Register for Thursdays Events tab.

The events will take place in the Share Lecture Theatre, Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Dorset, BH12 5BB.

Directions and maps can be found here.

For the BU Talbot Campus map click on the blue tab.

For members unable to attend, Elliott’s presentations will be recorded and made available soon after on the IMIS web site.

Elliott Hasler