Format, Derby’s international photography festival, is hosting two professional practice events on the 14th and 15th November.
Panel Discussion 14th November 6pm: A panel of curators, photographers and photography agencies has been gathered to talk about their work and share their knowledge of the image-making world from commercial to contemporary art. This insight will be invaluable to practitioners at all stages of their careers. The panel includes:

Susan Bright, Writer and Curator, Paul Herrmann, Director Redeye, Ed Horwich, Founder Member ‘Shot Up North’ & AOP Board Member, Brian Griffin, Freelance Photographer; Gwen Thomas, Executive Director, Business & Legal Affairs at The Association of Photographers.

Portfolio Reviews 15th November; aimed at photography practitioners in all fields. You will have the chance to meet face-to-face with experts who can assist your future career development. From CV and portfolio development, to advice on exhibitions, funding and publications. Reviewers have been selected for their knowledge and experience of different areas of contemporary photographic practice.

Booking for both events is essential; more details and booking:

To conclude the two days of special Format events, Metro Cinema, Derby’s only independent cinema, is screening the acclaimed film It’s Nice Up North (U) On 15th November at 7.30pm. This is a hilarious spoof documentary helmed by renowned photographer Martin Parr. To book call 01332 340170.

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