BeA Film is an international film consultancy business headed by Beatrice Neumann. It offers advisory, educational and strategic services to filmmakers, companies and institutions.
Beatrice had a successful over a decade-spanning career in film acquisitions for The Works and Content Media, working on films like FISHTANK, THE COVE and I AM LOVE, before becoming an independent international film consultant in January 2015. Her clients since then include amongst others Edinburgh International Film Festival, IFFR Cinemart, Creative England, Film London, FFilm Cymru and individual filmmakers.
Beatrice’s main work involves working directly with filmmakers as a story and script consultant. Due to her background in sales and distribution her consultancy work often include developing marketing and distribution strategies in the early stages of the project development.
She teaches at Sheffield Hallam University as a visiting lecturer and speaks regularly on international panels and advises and participates as a trainer on international training programmes including NFTS, Metro Film School, ACE, EAVE and the EIFF Talent Lab.
Other projects include Distribution Rewired, a 2-day event on emerging distribution models and methods in collaboration with the Edinburgh International Film Festival. And the direct distribution event release of BATTLE MOUNTAIN: Graeme Obree’s Story in over 60 screens in the UK.
Since March 2015 she also works on a part time basis for the prestigious INSIDE PICTURES business training programme.