The NEXT WAVE Summit is an annual colloquium at the end of the teaching year, focusing on film distribution, exhibition, marketing, curatorship and audience engagement. This two-day event will be organized by the NEXT WAVE participants and bring together leading figures from relevant fields for a high-level exchange of emerging ideas. One particular track of the Summit will focus on the Future of Cinephilia.

The first edition of the Summit will take place in June 2020.



The NEXT WAVE Report, published during the NEXT WAVE Summit, will focus on 21st century film and programme exploitation and new developments in marketing, curatorship and audience development. The report will document emerging business trends, plus case studies, analyses and climate predictions from the year’s work. The report will be produced by the cohort of participants, and include biographical and research/practice profiles to support networking and job-seeking.