3rd May 2023

May 2023 Insight Event

At our Insight Event on 3 May 2023, Members had the opportunity to hear presentations from immersive specialists Darkfield (Victoria Eyton, Creative Producer and Creative Director, and Glen Neath, Artistic Director), who demonstrated and explored the creative and commercial opportunities of immersive audio experiences; Sophie Marment (Head of Online Advertising Programme, DCMS), who provided an update on online advertising policy in a follow up to a previous British Screen Forum Exclusive Access Policy Roundtable on the subject with Sophie’s job-share colleague Ruth Wye;  Adam Williams (Chief Executive Officer, Intellectual Property Office) on the work the IPO is doing to take forward the recommendations of the recent Vallance Report and, in particular, to develop a code of practice which will provide guidance to support AI firms to access copyrighted work as an input to their models; and a major session on impartiality in news, chaired by Ben de Pear (former Editor, Channel 4 News 2012 – 2022/now Founder, Basement Films) who lead a conversation with Ben Nunn (former Executive Director of Communications, Labour Party 2020 – 2021/now Senior Counsel, Lexington Communications) and Chris Banatvala (former Director of Standards, Ofcom 2003 – 2011/now Director, Bear Consultancy).

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