Schedule

It’s finally here – the full schedule of THIS WAY UP 15! Taking place at HOME, Manchester from 2 – 3 December, over 40 speakers and panelists will take part in discussions, workshops and lunchtime labs. Plus a Choose Your Own Documentary interactive screening, a two-day Hack organised by Abandon Normal Devices and opportunities to meet and collaborate during lunches and drinks, THIS WAY UP 15 is going to be a busy one! Please find the overview schedule (a handy PDF version is coming soon) or click here for the full programme with speaker information.

WEDNESDAY 2ND DECEMBER

THURSDAY 3RD DECEMBER


Wednesday

9.00am: Registration (Ground Floor), Teas and Coffee (Second Floor Cinema Foyer)

10.00am – 5.00pm: Abandon Normal Devices presents AND Hack: Anatomy of an Archive. More information…

10.00am: Opening Speeches (Cinema 1): Gaylene Gould, conference MC kicks off the day, Welcome from Dave Moutrey, Director and Chief Executive of HOME.

10.30am – 11.30am: Keynote Provocations (Cinema 1)

Without Walls – Marianne Maxwell, Producer, National Theatre of Scotland
Audiences 2.0 – Nick North, Director of Audiences, BBC
Cross the Streams: Risk and Reward in Audience-centred Approaches – Anna Higgs, Executive Producer, High Rise, A Field in England

11.30am – 12noon: Break

12noon – 1.00pm: Critical Condition (Cinema 1)

12noon – 1.00pm: F-Rated (Cinema 2)

1.00pm – 2.15pm: Lunch. Food served in Ground Floor Bar.

1.15pm – 2.00pm: Lunchtime Lab: BBC R&D Perceptive Media (Event Space)

1.15pm – 2.00pm: Lunchtime Lab: Punk DCP v2.0 (Cinema 2) – OPEN SESSION

1.15pm – 2.00pm: Lunchtime Lab: David vs Goliath (Cinema 4) – OPEN SESSION

2.15pm – 3.30pm: The Price and Value Of Cinema (Cinema 1)

2.15pm – 3.45pm: Not for the Likes of You? (Cinema 2)

3.30pm – 4.00pm: Break

4.00pm – 5.00pm: Subscribe or Die?: Examining Loyalty Through Pricing Models (Cinema 1)

4.00pm – 5.00pm: Are Your Expensive Cakes Alienating Your Audience? (Cinema 2)

4.00pm – 5.00pm: “I’m not like you, I don’t feel like you” Persona swapping in Film Programming (Cinema 4) – OPEN SESSION

5.30pm – 7.30pm: Drinks Reception (Ground Floor Bar)

7.30pm – 9.00pm: Choose Your Own Documentary (Cinema 1)


Thursday

9.00am: Partners’ Breakfast (Event Space, 2nd Floor)

10:00am:  Day 2, Opening Remarks

11.15am – 11.45am: Break

11.45am – 1.15pm: Close That Window (Cinema 1)

11.45am – 1.15pm: Local Stories (Cinema 2)

11.45am – 1.15pm: Copy with Confidence (Cinema 4)

1.15pm – 2.15pm: Lunch. Food served in Ground Floor Bar.

1.30pm – 2.15pm: Lunchtime Lab: Cat Video Fest (Screen 2)

1.30pm – 2.15pm: Lunchtime Lab: Cinephile Activism (Cinema 4) OPEN PITCH SESSION

2.15pm – 3.45pm: The Film Is Not Enough (Cinema 1)

2.30pm – 3.30pm: Data is Beautiful, Honest. (Cinema 2)

2.30pm – 3.30pm: Devaluing the Doc (Cinema 4)

4.00pm – 5.00pm: Closing Remarks, Results of HACK and 2016 Venue Announcement

5.00pm: Conference Ends