Thursday 1st October 7-9pm
Campbell X gives a workshop on getting your film from idea to screen. Bring your one page treatments. Campbell will guide you in how to:
- Polish your treatment
- Think of diversity & inclusion as second nature
- Excite funders/investors
- Find creative ways of shooting
- Develop an audience
- Market/screen your film/webseries
The workshop will include exercises and will be interactive so bring enthusiasm, pens, crayons, paper, tablets, laptops, smartphones.
Places on this masterclass are limited. This masterclass will be hosted via a Zoom meeting. Please refer to our Zoom Guidelines.
Campbell X Biography
Campbell X is a transgender writer/director who directed the award-winning queer urban romantic comedy feature film Stud Life. Stud Life was voted by the Guardian as one of the top 10 Black British feature films ever made. It was also in Vogue magazine as one of the best films to watch in 2020. Stud Life was also selected by the British Film Institute as one of the top 8 queer films to view while we were all on lockdown.
Campbell is one of the writers at the Royal Court for My White Best Friend theatre series on 13th – 17th July 2020.
Campbell directed and produced the short film DES!RE, the documentary VISIBLE which headlined the Scottish Queer Film Festival in December 2018. Campbell directed the award-winning TV webseries DIFFERENT FOR GIRLS and is one of the directors of the transgender webseries Spectrum London.
In 2015 Campbell was voted as in the top 50 LGBTIQ people in the UK by the Independent on Sunday Pink List.
In 2013 Campbell was selected to be on the jury for Short films for Outfest LGBT film Festival in Los Angeles, the jury for Lili Award in MIX Copenhagen in 2015, the IRIS Prize, and Doc N Roll Festival and in 2018 in the Short Film Festival. Campbell is currently developing his second feature fiction film produced by Stella Nwimo.
Campbell is the Co-founder with Neelu Bhuman of Wahala Film Fund, a completion fund for short films by and about QTIPOC people.