Featured Speaker - Alison Millar
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Alison Millar

Alison Millar is one of the UK and Ireland’s most respected documentary film-makers. She’s a BAFTA, IFTA and Prix Italia winner with a reputation for making emotionally compelling films.

Trained at the National Film and Television School, Alison then worked with Mike Leigh’s producer Simon Channing-Williams at ‘Imagine Films’ in London. She went on to make observational documentaries for BBC1, BBC2 and Channel 4 with many of the UK’s best known independent companies, as well as working in-house for the BBC Documentary department in White City.

In 2010 Alison moved back to Belfast and founded Erica Starling Productions.

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The MAC is one of Europe’s leading art centres, situated in the heart of Belfast. Recently nominated as a finalist for the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2015, the award-winning venue has welcomed some 800,000 visitors since it opened in 2012.

Situated in the heart of Belfast’s bustling Cathedral Quarter, right behind Saint Anne’s Cathedral, the MAC houses three art galleries, two theatres, a bar/restaurant, family room and multiple rehearsal and office spaces.

Designed by architects Hackett Hall McKnight, the MAC has won numerous building awards including a RIBA National Award and was nominated for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture Mies van der Rohe Award and the Design Museum Designs of the Year.

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