Festival Industry News

February 07, 2019

Festival Live speakers, 2019 Visual Effects Society Awards: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ wins on way to Oscars!

“Avengers: Infinity War,” which is predicted to win the Oscar for Best Visual Effects, swept the Visual Effects Society Awards on Feb. 5. Among its four wins was one in the VES equivalent of the Best Picture race — visual effects in a feature motion picture. It prevailed over three of its fou...

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February 05, 2019

Festival Live panellist Gina Akers selected as media judge!

Television presenter, festival & live event expert and social media personality Gina Akers, the Swindon-born social media influencer and public relations consultant has been appointed the head judge for the UK Blog and Influencer Awards....

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February 05, 2019

Eddie Kemsley named Dreamland CEO...

Eddie Kemsley has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Dreamland Margate. She returns to the role after leaving 2 years ago....

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February 07, 2019

Festival Live Keynote speakers Digital Domain's virtual Tupac, directed by Dr. Dre

The winner of a 2012 Titanium Lion Award from the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, “Virtual Tupac” represents new form of entertainment — virtual performers. The vision of Dr. Dre, “Virtual Tupac” was conceived as a way to bring fans something that was beyond the scope of...

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February 08, 2019

London Craft Beer Festival reveals 'Raise the Bar Sessions' line-up

The London Craft Beer Festival, and Festival Live 2019 speakers, have announced the speakers for its ‘Raise the Bar Sessions’, a series of talks and discussions on the current state and future of modern beer....

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February 05, 2019

Festival Live's Rebekah Louisa Smith ‘Film Festival Doctor’ at Pinewood Studios!

Key Festival Live speaker Rebekah Louisa Smith attends Pinewood Studios for an interview with Rachel Edwards and to talk all things film distribution, press, distribution & the work of the 'Film Festival Doctor' in the industry!...

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