Capital Law in new partnership agreement with Producers Forum

• “This partnership demonstrates Capital Law’s continued support of the Iris Prize and wider film and TV industries.”

• Capital Law will also host the official launch event for the Iris Prize 2017 programme.
  BUY YOUR TICKET FOR THE 2017 PRODUCERS FORUM TODAY AND SAVE MONEY! Buy ticket here! (£35 including lunch / £40 inc lunch after September 5th) Organisers of the Iris Prize have today (24/07/2017) announced a new partnership with Capital Law to support the annual LGBT film festival’s film industry conference the Producers’ Forum. This partnership expands on Capital Law's previous support of the event, which this year takes place in Cardiff on Friday 13th October. As part of this partnership, the Producers’ Forum will be hosted by Nick de Figueiredo, solicitor at Capital Law, and Fiona Peet, media advisor at Capital Law, will chair a session.  Nick de Figueiredo, Capital Law, commented: "We are thrilled to continue our support of the Iris Prize Festival and welcome the opportunity to work with Iris and its filmmakers through the Producers’ Forum. Although the legal aspects of filmmaking are arguably some of the least glamorous, getting them right is essential for a successful production. We look forward to working with Iris and the Producers’ Forum to help equip emerging filmmakers with the knowledge and tools they need to succeed.” “As a firm we are also committed to Diversity and Inclusion and are keen to build community partnerships which uphold these ideals. Partnering with Iris demonstrates this perfectly and we are very excited to work with the Festival in the lead up to October and beyond." Andrew Pierce, Iris Prize Chair, commented: "We are delighted to welcome Capital Law as a new partner for the Producers’ Forum. I know they have been attending the event for a few years now, so this is a natural development." "This is also a real partnership which is as much about working together as it is about the sponsorship. It's great that Nick de Figueiredo from Capital Law will be hosting this year's event." "This relationship also extends beyond the Producers’ Forum and includes the Iris Prize Festival and we look forward to launching the 2017 programme in Capital Law’s Cardiff offices on the 1st of September." Over the coming months, the festival team will be revealing the panellists featuring at the Producers Forum event, for which tickets go on sale today (24/07/17). The first of these includes Ben Roberts, Director of the BFI Film Fund, in conversation with Andrew Smith of Pinewood Studios. The main festival sponsors are: The Michael Bishop Foundation, Welsh Government, BFI, Ffilm Cymru Wales, Pinewood Studios Group, Cardiff University, Cardiff BID, Gorilla Group, Co-op Respect and Cineworld. The festival also works in partnership with BAFTA Cymru and Pride Cymru. BUY YOUR TICKET FOR THE 2017 PRODUCERS FORUM TODAY AND SAVE MONEY! Buy ticket here! (£35 including lunch / £40 inc lunch after September 5th) Capital Law: Capital Law is a leading provider of commercial legal services to private and public sector clients throughout the UK, Europe and beyond. Capital Law specialises in providing legal services to trading organisations. The four main legal departments are employment, commercial property, corporate & commercial and commercial disputes. There are several specialist teams that sit within these departments, operating in areas such as recovery & insolvency, intellectual property, media law, international trade and sport. Capital Law is the only commercial law firm in Wales to have an integrated management consultancy business, Capital People Consultants, that it works seamlessly alongside to enable the provision of training and consultancy services. Capital Law has been named ‘Welsh Law Firm of the Year 2015/16’ by The Legal 500. Website:    Twitter: @Capitallawllp