• Bute Street Film Festival Presents: Directing with Koby Adom

  • Fri, 13-03-2020 at 15:30
  • Hat Factory Arts Centre
    65 Bute Street
    LU1 2EY Luton
Bute Street Film Festival Presents: Directing with Koby Adom - Hat Factory Arts Centre - Luton

Bute Street Film Festival Presents a creative roundtable with rising star Director/Writer Koby Adom.'Bute Street Film Festival Presents' will be bringing you a number of FREE creative round tables throughout the year in partnership with the BFI.This is not your normal round table as we will be bringing you respected industry professionals to give you tailored advice on your work. So, if you have a film project that you are working on at any stage in its process but have knowledge gaps that you need specific answers for then these sessions are for you!Next:Director: Koby AdomKoby is a British-Ghanian film writer/director who is making waves in the film industry following his graduation from London Film School in 2016.Koby graduated with his short film House Girl which was shot in Accra, Ghana and raised over £10,000 on Kickstarter. The film was screened at festivals around the world including BAFTA-qualifying London Short Film Festival, Africa International Film Festival and Montréal World Film Festival among others.Following the success of House Girl, Koby landed a director’s spot on the BBC’s much-anticipated adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s award-winning young adult book series Noughts + Crosses.Prior to this, he wrote and directed a follow-up short film to House Girl called Hair Cut which starred Robbie Gee and was selected for funding by Film London’s London Calling Plus scheme. It also won the London Calling Plus Award.Koby was awarded the John Brabourne Award in 2018 — a talent development programme that supports emerging talent in UK film and TV with financial grants.