Industry › 2021 Conference
The 2021 Industry Conference will take place over five days during the Festival, September 9-13, inspiring and inciting discussions for creative and business entrepreneurship while examining the vital role creators play within an evolving and challenging media landscape. This year’s Conference will once again be online to ensure inclusivity and accessibility to accredited professionals from around the world.
Conference sessions will champion diverse perspectives, look at new trends, and provide attendees with tools to help them build a healthier and more responsible future together. In 2021, the Conference will comprise six distinct sections:
Speakers will include leading and emerging voices in the film industry. Last year’s lineup included Viola Davis, Ted Hope, Lulu Wang, dream hampton, Cord Jefferson, Radha Blank, and Sam Pollard. More information on Industry programming will be announced in August. Explore our revamped Digital Talks pass (now including access to online Press & Industry screenings of films in the Shorts, Discovery, and Wavelengths programmes, in addition to access to the Industry Conference) and more pass types for film professionals here.