Industry Week 2017 – Nick Broomfield

Monday January 30, 2017

Nick Broomfield

With just five weeks to go until the biggest week in the Confetti student calendar, we’re super excited to announce our first Industry Week guest…acclaimed filmmaker Nick Broomfield!

Nick Broomfield is as famous for his trademark headphones and boom mic as he is for his films.

His filmmaking style has been highly influential and it’s been noted that both Michael Moore and Louis Theroux have adopted similar styles in their documentary filmmaking!

Nick Broomfield’s films cover a wide range of subjects from prostitution (Sex: My British Job), politics (Sarah Palin: You Betcha!) to the war in Iraq (Battle for Haditha) and serial killers (Aileen: Making of a Serial Killer). He also directed the highly acclaimed Biggie and Tupac and Kurt and Courtney documentaries, so music students you’re going to want in on this one!

Biggie & Tupac - Trailer

During his inspirational career Nick Broomfield has picked up a host of prestigious awards – including First Prize at the Sundance Film Festival and in recent years a BAFTA Special Award for his contribution to the documentary genre and the Inspiration Award at the Sheffield International Documentary Festival. If you want advice on building a successful career in filmmaking it doesn’t get any better than this.

There’s also been some controversy along the way, with Nick Broomfield’s Kurt & Courtney documentary getting pulled from the Sundance Film Festival two days before it was due to screen and his early documentary Juvenile Liaison being banned by the BFI.

This is going to be an amazing opportunity to get insight into the ups and downs, trials and tribulations and the real everyday of documentary filmmaking straight from one of the best in the industry.

Not to be missed! Get in quick for this one as we anticipate tickets will run out fast!

Nick will be joined by top industry guests from the music, film, TV and games industries.

The Industry Week website goes live on Friday 3 February check it out then for the full line-up.

Ticket bookings will be available on Friday 10 February.

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