Elizabeth's Itinerary 2020-2021

November 2021


In early November, Elizabeth will be delivering a "free speech" on the topic of archives at the Symposium as part of the Italian Doc Screenings Academy Series, a 4-day workshop on serial storytelling with a strong focus on archives and archive projects.  It is will take place in Cagliari, Sardinia, from November 3rd to 7th, in collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Culture and RAI Italian public broadcaster  https://italiandocscreenings.net/en/series-en/


On November 17, Elizabeth with UK Archive Producer James Hunt will speak about creating captivating non-fiction content from archive material as part of Realscreen’s 365 speakers series. More information here: https://365.realscreen.com/2021/calendar/


In mid November, Elizabeth will give a week-long series of archive and music clearance workshops for DocA - Documentary Africa.  https://documentaryafrica.org/



October 2021


During the month of  October, Elizabeth has been asked to be a guest lecturer for Fanshawe College’s TV and Film Production program and The Emily Carr School of Art’s Film Production program.


On October 14, Elizabeth has been invited to present a workshop at MIA in Rome.  More information here: https://www.miamarket.it/en/speakers/elizabeth-klinck-2/


On October 21, Elizabeth has been asked to be a panelist at the PEI Screenwriters Association virtual conference  to speak about the role of the researcher on the “Documentary Filmmaking in the 21st Century” panel.  More info here: http://peiscreenwritersbootcamp.net/home


On October 27 Elizabeth has been asked to moderate the 5th annual Dok Leipzig Short ‘n Sweet Short Film Pitch focusing on the financing and distribution of short documentary, animated documentary and animated films. Accredited film professionals are invited to pitch their short film project in front of an international panel of buyers and distributors and an engaged audience of producers and peers.  More info here: https://www.dok-leipzig.de/en/short-n-sweet


On October 28 Elizabeth will headline Dok Leipzig’s first annual “Spotlight on Archives”  and will participate in a series of expert sessions for filmmakers, producers, and other researchers. More info here: https://www.dok-leipzig.de/en/british-pathe-presents-spotlight-archive


June 2021        


Elizabeth is looking forward to giving her second workshop at Docs Ireland and moderating a panel on archive filmmaking.  https://belfastfilmfestival.org/docs-ireland


Elizabeth will be guest lecturing along with  Producer Mridu Chandra  at the filmuniversity Babelsberg.


Elizabeth will be attending the FOCAL International annual awards ceremony.



May 2021         


Elizabeth will be returning to  guest lecture at The Film Akademie Baden-Wuerttemberg, one of the most renowned documentary film schools in the world.


Elizabeth is looking forward to attending the Canadian Screen Awards.  She is honored to be nominated for two films for the Barbara Sears Best Visual Research Award:

         Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind  https://www.academy.ca/2021/cindy-wolfe 

         Cheating Hitler https://www.academy.ca/2021/elizabeth-klinck-3/


Elizabeth will be attending the AGM of the Visual Researcher’s Society of Canada. (www.visualresearch.ca)  Originally scheduled to be held in Quebec City, it will be a virtual event.


Elizabeth will be a guest lecturer at Documentary Campus’s Masterschool again this year in conjunction with the Dok.Fest Munich film festival.



March 2021   


Elizabeth was delighted to hear that a series she worked on for BBC Studios/Netflix  The Surgeon’s Cut won the Science and Natural History award at the Royal Television Society UK.


March 16-20, 2021

Elizabeth will be participating at M:Brane in Malmo, Sweden. M:brane is a unique meeting place with focus solely on projects aimed at a young audience in the areas of cinema, tv, documentaries, interactive, VR, immersive storytelling.  This year’s focus is on Canadian production. More info here: https://mbrane.se/


March 2 2021

Elizabeth is delighted to be participating in this year's EFM as part of the virtual Berlin Film Festival. Back for the second year in a row, I will be part of  ARCHIVE DAY­. Archive Day is framed by online talks presenting international experts from the areas of production, archives and archival research to discuss topics such as international collaborations in and around archival research & rights management.­­­­­­­­­  https://www.efm-berlinale.de/.../efm-industry-sessions...



January 2021


January 28, 2021

Elizabeth was asked to be part of the first FOCAL Webinar Workshop.  Monthly workshops will be offered during the winter and spring from FOCAL in the UK.



December 2020


December 9, 2020

Elizabeth has been asked to moderate a session on archive filmmaking entitled “There's Gold in Those Archives” featuring US filmmaker Dawn Porter and Archive Producer Rich Remsberg and German producer Gunnar Dedio and filmmaker Annette Bausmeister for the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP) virtual marketplace. https://www.wcsfp.com/entries/schedule


November 2020


In November, Elizabeth has been asked to produce a virtual Industry session on archive filmmaking for Amsterdam’s IDFA.  More information and date to follow.



October 2020


October 30, 2020

Elizabeth will once again be moderating the Dok Leipzig Short ‘n Sweet Short Film Pitch focusing on the financing and distribution of short documentary, animated documentary and animated films. Accredited film professionals are invited to pitch their short film project in front of an international panel of buyers and distributors and an engaged audience of producers and peers. More info here: https://www.dok-leipzig.de/en/short-n-sweet


October 20, 2020

Elizabeth was invited by the Mediterranean Film Institute to participate in a virtual workshop entitled “Achieving the Authentic – The Use of Archives in Every Genre” on how to negotiate and obtain copyright permissions in order to ensure the authenticity and truthfulness of your production.  https://mfi.gr/mfi-script-2-film-workshops-2020/

Elizabeth was a guest lecturer for York University’s Film Department,  Sheridan University’s Broadcast Journalism and Bachelor of Film and Television departments, and Fanshawe College’s TV and Film Production program.
https://mfi.gr/mfi-script-2-film-workshops-2020/



September 2020


Elizabeth was invited by Nordisk Panorama to present and be part of their Documentary Expert Day on September 23rd.  The day consisted of presentations and individual consultations with renowned international documentary experts. More info here: https://nordiskpanorama.com/en/industry/forum/forum-2020/forum-expert-day-2020/


September 9, 2020

On September 9th Elizabeth will be moderating a panel discussion for FOOTAGE FEST entitled 'Accessing News Footage in a post-covid world.' As we approach the latter half of 2020 and perhaps the largest news cycle of our generation, the importance of TV news and global news-gathering has never been more valuable. Join us for a panel discussion on how and where to accessing news footage in a rapidly changing environment. Details here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEqfuihqDMrG9CGec-tJX94AR2tuoylxlTE

In September Elizabeth will be a guest lecturer for the Hot Docs Doc Accelerator program instructing in the area of rights, research, and copyright. https://www.hotdocs.ca/i/accelerator



July 2020


In July, Elizabeth produced and moderated a session on archive filmmaking for the Gimli Film Festival. Entitled Remains Of the Day: Archival and Found Footage it featured the work of international archive filmmakers Danny Clinch, Taryn Gould, Mira Burt-Wintonick, Ariel Nasr, and Chris Auchter. More info here:   https://gimlifilm.com/remains-of-the-day-archival-and-found-footage-filmmaking-panel/

Elizabeth's Itinerary 2020-2021