Beatrice Neumann

Beatrice has had a successful over a decade-spanning career in film acquisitions for The Works and Content Media now Kew Media, working on films like Peter Greenaway’s NIGHTWATCH, Andrea Arnold’s FISH TANK, Louie Psihoyos’ THE COVE and Luca Guadagnino’s I AM LOVE, before starting her consultancy business in January 2015. Her clients since then include amongst others Edinburgh International Film Festival, IFFR Cinemart, Creative England, Film London, FFilm Cymru, Damechanger Australia and filmmakers from around the world. 

Beatrice’s freelance work as BeA Film involves consulting directly with filmmakers developing marketing and distribution strategies in the early stages of the project development including story and script consultancy. She also has run direct distribution campaigns in the UK.

Since 2016 she also works as the part-time Programme Manager for Inside Pictures and has been involved as a mentor since 2015 and recently as co-producer on the Creative England Market Trader programme.                 

Beatrice teaches at Sheffield Hallam University as an Associate Lecturer and speaks regularly on international panels and advises and participates as a trainer and mentor on international training programmes including NFTS, FDA, Metro Film School, ACE, EAVE.

Other projects include Distribution Rewired, a 2-day event on emerging distribution models and methods in collaboration with the Edinburgh International Film Festival and Screentank, a female filmmaker training scheme in collaboration with Damechanger in Australia.

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