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27 Feb 2024

Filmmakers' Shindig with Josh Elwell

Bristol, United Kingdom

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Tuesday 27 February, 2024

Arrival at 6pm with the guest keynote beginning 6:30pm.

Casual social & mixer from 8pm onwards!


£6.00 - £9.00


The Architect

16 Narrow Quay
United Kingdom

Ticket type
Keynote, Entertainment & Networking (6pm) £9.00
Sale ended 27 Feb 2024
Tabb Solo Ticket (Tabb Solo Members) (Discounted tickets available for Tabb Solo members. Join now to claim.) Solo Only £6.00
Sale ended 27 Feb 2024

Probably the most inspiring little film night in the world. Join us in Bristol for an evening of learning, stimulation, collaboration, entertainment and general filmmaking joy!

This is an exclusive opportunity to:

  • Hear a guest keynote followed by Q&A from a leading voice in the film industry about their experiences and journey into filmmaking. (To be announced!)
  • Watch a micro short film from a talented filmmaker.
  • Enjoy food and drink in the Architect Café Bar.
  • Mix and mingle with other attendees and share ideas for upcoming projects.
  • Enjoy live entertainment from Bristol's vibrant music scene.

Tabb's Filmmakers' Shindig is your chance to get inspired and get involved! We want to encourage you to make your film projects happen, with this opportunity to hear from professionals who have been there and done it already.

See below for this month's lineup.

Line Up

Josh Elwell
  • Speaker
  • On Screen Puppetry and Creature FX

    Josh presents a unique insight into the world of ‘on screen’ live action puppetry and creature FX. He will be talking about his experience working on a wide range of TV and film productions including; ‘Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared’, ‘Dark Crystal - Age of Resistance’, ’Strange Hill High’, ‘Assassin’s Creed' and 'Dr Who’.

    With a TARDIS full of behind the scenes material to share, Josh will describe his process from script to screen and talk about his hybrid approach of collaborating with design, fabrication and VFX teams. He looks forward to sharing his experience of performing some cult screen characters, from Duck to Daleks!

    Michael McCall
  • Event Host
  • Director at Tabb with some fun Bristol-based projects in the works. I'm always looking for creative people to collaborate with!

    Pete Francomb
  • Event Host
  • Tabb co-founder and Chief Exec. I'd like to help you make your projects happen. I also produce the occasional film.

    Bristol Production Van
  • Event Sponsor
  • The all-in-one rental solution for your next film, documentary, advertisement or interview.

    58 Attendees

    Ashley Porciuncula

    Ashley Porciuncula is a Californian-born filmmaker, director, producer, and digital consultant. She is passionate about storytelling, gamification psychology, and other deliciously nerdy things.

    Eranan Thirumagan

    Composer, Orchestrator and Music Producer. Writing music for Cinematic and Terrestrial Productions | Concert Works | Video Games | Branding

    Ricardo Ventura

    Ricardo is a Filmmaker, Actor, Director and Writer, based in Bristol/UK. He has worked for 20 years across Brazil, Spain, Portugal, and the UK.

    Steve Garratt

    I'm a Writer/ Director based in Bristol, UK. I run a Creative Agency called Studio Giggle at The Paintworks. I love working with other writers, helping to develop them as writers or develop their ideas. I have over 25 years of experience.

    Alice Hervin

    Writer, currently studying a MA in Scriptwriting at Bath Spa University.

    Iris Naday

    Scriptwriter, currently studying MA Scriptwriting at Bath Spa University

    Louise Latham

    Piano based singer songwriter in the soul and folk pop genre. Released recordings have featured on BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio 2 and other radio stations home and abroad. Currently writing musical theatre/film projects.

    Robin Mukherjee

    Award-winning scriptwriter who's written extensively for television, radio, theatre and film.

    Dr Nigel Smith

    Craft stop motion animator/director with film festival screenings in the UK and around the world

    Lucas Lewis-Smith

    I am currently studying film at University and have an interest in directing and cinematography.

    Daniel Poulter

    2D Animator/Rigger, Illustrator and Editor. Originally from Thame and currently working in Bristol; very determined to create new and exciting content and is always up for a new challenge.

    Marco Fabrizio Adduocchio

    I’m am actor looking to get some showreel material and experience on set

    Phil Peel

    Phil is a Writer, Producer, Director & DP. I've filmed many shorts, recently completed the feature film "Gone to Ground" and currently in production on feature film "Cloner" filming in the New Forest.

    Charley Lane-McElroy

    Dramatic writer and performance poet, working in non-naturalism. Previous themes of my work include: mythology, folklore, body-horror, class-consciousness, gender - to name just a few.

    Gemma Rigg

    Award winning stop motion filmmaker with a penchant for dark comedy.

    Tim Dane Reid

    Director of short films, Camera operator and Editor, Music composer, TV & Film work includes Casting for 5 years, 2nd AD, 3rd AD, Locations. Current Sound engineer at Redgrave Theatre / Clifton College. Doctor Who creature actor.

    • Director
    • Music Composer
    • 1st Camera
    • 2nd Assistant Director
    • Casting Assistant

    Jack Dowling Unpublished

    Aspiring actor from Bristol. Looking to maybe get some experience

    • Actor
    • Environment Artist
    • Visual Effects

    Oscar De-Young Unpublished

    • Director
    • Screenwriter
    • Producer

    Alistair Boubli Unpublished

    Ally Smith Unpublished

    Eeva-Maria Mutka

    Performer/Actor & Artist from the Finnish Arctic, with strong sense of body/ space/ image. Skilled in embodied costume, maker of form/sculpture and moving image in her own right. Experienced collaborator in the UK for over 3 decades.

    Freya Isabelle Williams Unpublished

    Hannah Sharp Unpublished

    • Seeking
    • Production Designer
    • Props
    • Art Department

    James Alexander Unpublished

    Jessica Hobden Unpublished

    Laurens Nockels Unpublished

    We make puppets and creatures too, for films and tv productions all over the uk.

    • Seeking
    • Creative Director
    • Filmmaker
    • Creator
    • Production Designer
    • Digital Fim Production

    Lewis Comissiong Unpublished

    Aspiring filmmaker, currently studying at Bath Spa University!

    • Director
    • Producer
    • Sound
    • Camera Operator
    • Picture Editor
    • Seeking
    • Producer
    • Cinematographer
    • Scriptwriter
    • Film Composer
    • Location Sound

    Lily Kennedy Unpublished

    Lucy Davidson Unpublished

    I'm a Stop-motion director developing a short film

    • Seeking
    • Actress
    • Scriptwriter
    • Music Composer

    Madison Rowe Unpublished

    General artist and crafter

    • Seeking
    • Designer
    • Background Artist

    Matthew Dolben Unpublished

    Megan Broadmeadow Unpublished

    We make immersive exhibitions centered around video installations. Work in VR and digital content alongside live action. We love sci fi.. our next plan is to make a split screen video piece for galleries based on a parallel universes.

    • Seeking
    • Producer
    • Cinematographer
    • Arts Producer
    • Aerial Cinematographer
    • Short Films

    Sarah Elise Nickerson Unpublished

    I’m an Animation graduate looking to start my career in filmmaking!

    • Seeking
    • Film Production

    Sophie Hing Unpublished

    • Seeking
    • Costume Designer
    • Stylist
    • Theatre Maker

    Stanley Parish Unpublished

    Thomas Oughton

    I am a supporting artist and CFX performer.

    • Actor
    • Acting Extra
    • Seeking
    • Casting Director

    Veronica Causey Unpublished

    14 hidden attendees

    These attendees may have chosen not to show or may have had their ticket purchased for them by someone else.

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