Training Ground
Lone Scherfig, Brenda Chapman and more confirmed - a week of masterclasses, networking in FILM AND TV

FEST PRO - a week of networking, masterclasses, conferences and debates guided by established professionals from the cinema and audiovisual sector, is back to the beautiful seaside town of Espinho between the 19th and 26th of June and we are delighted to announce the first names!

We are thrilled to announce the participation of a distinguished list os speakers, headed by two trailblazers of the film industry:

Brenda Chapman, an Academy Award-winning director for "Brave," and Lone Scherfig, a two-time BAFTA nominee for "An Education," at our event. Joining them will be Pete Travis, a BAFTA winner for "Omagh," as well as Lucy Brown, Founder and Director of Women in Screen, and Melody London, editor of iconic films like "Down by Law," "Stranger Than Paradise," and "Coffee and Cigarettes." Additionally, we are delighted to welcome back Caprice Crawford, representing Crawford Talents in the acting and casting field and Tomas Eskilsson head of film analysis at Film I Vast.

Seize this opportunity to join us in Espinho, Portugal from June 19th to the 26th, for this incredible opportunity to connect with some of the most innovative minds in the film and tv industry. Experience the FEST PRO program in Espinho, Portugal, while also enjoying beautiful beaches and delicious cuisine.

We guarantee a week of masterclasses, conferences, and debates guided by professionals from the cinema and audiovisual sectors, featuring innovative and creative minds in the film industry.

Join us at FEST!