💟 Think-Film Impact Production Presents New Conference Lineup Diving Into Today’s Most Timely Topics

Think-Film Impact Production (TFIP), a market-leading impact media company led by Danielle Turkov-Wilson, partners with the Marché du Film again this year to deliver a new, exciting program that will give film industry professionals the latest insight and tools they need to integrate impact into their projects!

 In one afternoon, TFIP will present three back-to-back conferences, showcasing today’s forward-thinking leaders as they tackle the most timely topics of today and tomorrow.

How Film Can Drive Audiences and Empower Climate Narratives?

Thursday 19 May | 14:00-14:45 | Main Stage (& Online)

Is it possible to make a different film about climate change? Is there a new way to engage audiences with positive interaction through music and culture? Come and find out what ice sounds like and discover how music and storytelling just might be the way we change the narrative and save our planet.

Speakers: Tommy Gulliksen (Partner & Director | Oslo Pictures), Tonje Hessen Schei (Director | Oslo Pictures)

Moderator: Dr Dwayne Menezes (Founder | Polar Research and Policy Initiative)

Co-hosted with Oslo Pictures

Disability Accessibility: The Time Is Now ⁠

Thursday 19 May | 14:45-15:30 | Main Stage (& Online)

Disabled people are a market of 1.85 billion with $13 trillion in disposable income globally. The film industry is only starting to tap this potential. Learn how inclusion will lead to admission and profit growth, hear from disabled talent speaking to their experiences and needs, meet experts providing accessibility solutions, and be part of the call to film festivals everywhere to realise full disability inclusion, representation and accessibility. An English sign language interpretation will be in place for this panel.

Speakers: Seneit Debese (CEO and founder | Greta & Starks Apps GmbH), Dan Edge (C Talent), Emmanuel Kelly (X Factor Australia, Outlyer Entertainment), Catherine Naughton (Director | European Disability Forum)

Moderator: Danielle Turkov-Wilson (Founder and Executive Director | Think Film Impact Production)

Co-hosted with Greta+Starks Apps

impACT x Cannes Docs | Is Documentary The Last Beacon of Truth?

Thursday 19 May | 15:30-16:30 | Main Stage (& Online)

In a world where we no longer trust people as sources and where media reports are distorted by authoritarian and populist agendas, data has become the arbiter of truth. But data can also be flawed, selective or manipulated. This impact discussion asks the tough questions and highlights the interconnectedness of journalism, documentary, storytelling and democracy.

Speakers: Carole Cadwalladr (Investigative Journalist | The Guardian), Eugene Jarecki (American filmmaker, author, and public thinker, Director of upcoming documentary limited series on press freedom), Philippa Kowarsky (Head of BBC Storyville), Geralyn White Dreyfous (Executive Producer | Impact Partners), Karim Amer (Film Producer | The Square & The Great Hack)

Moderator: Danielle Turkov-Wilson (Founder and Executive Director | Think Film Impact Production)

Co-hosted with Impact Partners

Discover more of Think-Film Impact’s other events by consulting our 2022 program schedule!

Think-Film Impact Production (TFIP) is a creative impact consultancy that explores innovative ways to merge the worlds of film and policy. They harness the power of today’s most innovative technologies to enrich and amplify compelling socio-political narratives, as well as partner with established and emerging filmmakers to produce and promote feature films, documentaries and VR/AR experiences that address social and political issues.

For more information on TFIP, please visit their official website.