Connecting Film Professionals
Calvin Walker is a consultant for film professionals
He is Jamaican-born and of British and French nationalities and 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 French Film Commission, from 2002 to October 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 has worked 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 and accompanying delegations of film professionals (production services representatives, film commissioners, etc.) to both physical & digital markets and trade events. He coordinates all aspects of networking events, case-studies sessions, workshops, panels, etc.
He has also initiated international collaborations such as Franco-Nordic events for producers and is currently developing an emerging talent network project.
Some of the entities Calvin Walker has worked with during his time at Film France…
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 • Embassy of France in Berlin • Consulate of France in Los Angeles • Institut Français – South Korea • Froggie Production • Peninsula Film • Firstep Production • Sixteen Films…