Business Development Consultant
Calvin Walker is a business development consultant for film professionals
Jamaican-born and of British and French nationalities, Calvin Walker has a background in visual arts and technology.
Initially an independent photographer, he was a developer in the multimedia sector before working for Film France, the former French Film Commission, from 2002 to 2021 (19 years). During that period, he was responsible for developing event strategies, collaborations, and tools for promoting France internationally for filming and post-production.
Calvin Walker works with international institutions, major film markets, and events such as Cannes Marché du Film, FOCUS London, Berlinale EFM. He has amassed substantial expertise in organizing, accompanying or representing film professionals (production services representatives, film commissioners, etc.). He coordinates aspects of networking events including case-studies sessions, workshops, panels, etc. He also helps producers to develop international collaborations.
ScreenSkills – UK • Cannes Marché du Film • Berlinale EFM • The Location Guide • FOCUS • Busan Asian Contents & Film Market • Hong Kong FILMART • Paris Images Production Forum • Digital MIPCOM • Series Mania • The Network of 30 French Film Commissions • Cinema Marseille • Film Paris Region • The Nordic Film Commissions • Nordisk Film & TV Fond • AFCI – Association of Film Commissioners International • EUFCN – European Film Commissions Network • LMGI – Location Managers Guild International • PWB – Producers Without Borders • KFTV • Ecran Total • Screen International • Variety • BFC – British Film Commission • BFI – British Film Institute • PGGB – Production Guild of Great Britain • Pact • I Mediate Clearance • AERING • ARRI France • SetKeeper • Pixomondo • UTA – United Talent Agency • PGA – Production Guild of America • UPC – Union des Producteurs de Cinéma • Embassy of France in Berlin • Consulate of France in Los Angeles • Institut Français – South Korea • Froggie Production • Peninsula Film • Sixteen Films…