London Comedy Film Festival & Domino BFI


London Comedy Film Festival & Domino BFI, Southbank, London
Thursday 26 Jan 20:00 – midnight Benugo Bar and Kitchen. Free entry.
26th January 2012

Over four days at BFI Southbank LoCo's first London Comedy Film Festival will champion the craft of comedy film-making with an array of previews, classics, masterclasses and parties. With help from on-screen greats ranging from Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton to Kermit, Fozzie and Animal, and with films ranging from the latest Hollywood blockbusters to independent, international films, LoCo's comedy film festival will be sure to blow those blues away.
Tonight's festival party features Live music and DJs from Domino Publishing.

LoCollege SOUNDS FUNNY ? closed ticketed event upstairs in the Blueroom at BFI
2.30pm ? 3.30pm Lynden Campbell (Domino Records and Domino Publishing) will introduce the afternoon Does this Sound Funny?
David Lowe ? one of the UK?s most infamous theme tune composers, David has created identies for shows as familiar as the One Show and the BBC News. David will be set the task of scoring live tracks to footage to be presented at the end of the event.
Steve Mason ? Steve discusses his experiences of working on Marc Wootton?s comedy soundtrack ?La La Land? [with Marc Wootton and Misha Manson-Smith].
Oliver Ralfe discusses his experiences of composing for the dark comedy –  Bunny and the Bull with Mighty Bush Director Paul King (discussion performed with examples of how the mood can change from funny to sad)
[15 minute break]
3.45pm ? 4.30pm: Funny Business
Vicki Williams introduces the role of the music supervisor –  having worked on various Working Title films including Shaun of the Dead (also being screened at LoCo) ? Vicki will impart her experience in just how to get the right soundtrack for your comedy film.
Alex Joseph and Creativity Media ? with sound design and audio effects in films as well known as  Harry Potter, Alex will share stories about comedy films such as BAFTA nominated Anuvahood
[15 minute break]
4.45pm ? 5.30pm: LIVE SCORE – David Lowe will share with the audience his initial ideas for a comedy identy to a series of visuals.
Opportunity for questions
6pm ? close (1am)
Domino Party with Domino DJs ? open event in the Benugo Bar at BFI: 6pm ? close (1am)
After the workshops, students and guests will can let their hair down and rub shoulders with the great and good of Domino, film, TV and comedy ? don a comedy mask, whoopee cushions and goodies
DJ  line up – Domino DJs accompanied by guest spots:
6pm – The Inertia Crocodile with Jenny Coan – comedy 7s and 12s from the vaults of the clockwork crocodile accompanied by archive footage from award winning archivist Jenny Coan
7pm –  Steve Mason, Oly Ralfe and friends (30 minutes)
8pm  – Wild Beasts (30minutes)
9pm  – We Have Band (30 minutes)
10pm ? Glyph DJs