A special evening with Tipping Point Film Fund


Come along and get more involved

You are invited to come along to find out how to get more involved with supporting Tipping Point Film Fund. During the evening we will be introducing the idea behind our 360° network.

Come along and meet up with a group of people who believe in the power of people and film to make change. The event will be held in central London but there will also be a chance for people all over the UK and around the world to take part online.

As part of the evening we will be hosting a special screening of one of the most highly acclaimed documentaries so far in 2009.  Want to find out which film we will be screening? Come along on the night and all will be revealed! – with thanks to dogwoof for allowing us to show this film.

When: Thursday 12th November
Where: St. Anne’s Soho, 55 Dean Street, Soho, London, W1D 6AF – map.
What time: 6.15pm for 6.30pm
Drinks and light snacks will be provided during the evening.

Not able to make it to London?

You can take part in the event over the web. Just RSVP and let us know that you will be joining us online on the night and we will send you instructions how to link up with us.

As Tipping Point Film Fund supporter Caroline from Edinburgh says:

I met the Tipping Point Film Fund team at Greenbelt Festival in the summer and then again at the Take One Action Film Festival in Edinburgh. I think what they are doing is really important. I can’t make it down to London for the event but I will be joining the evening virtually and am looking forward to getting more involved.

Please RSVP to info@tippingpointfilmfund.com by Monday 9th November to let us know if you can attend the event either in person or online.  RSVPs will be treated on a first come first served basis.

A quick reminder of who we are…

Tipping Point Film Fund is a new, non-profit organisation that aims to grow a fund drawn from donations from the wider general public in order to support outstanding social action feature documentaries – films which also have an integrated campaigns involved.  Our aim is to offer funding as well as campaigning support on each and every film. Tipping Point Film Fund is for people from all walks of life, all ages and all parts of the world – supporting challenging, truth telling films.

We hope that you can make it on the 12th!

Please RSVP to info@tippingpointfilmfund.com by Monday 9th November to let us know if you can attend the event either in person or online.  RSVPs will be treated on a first come first served basis.

All the best,

from Debs, Thea, Kev and all at Tipping Point Film Fund.
Giving. Watching. Campaigning.

‘I’m fully supportive of what Tipping Point Film Fund is doing. To use the medium of film to move and inspire people to get involved in important social justice issues is critical… we have an opportunity right now… we must make use of that opportunity and momentum and ensure our voices are heard.’
Danny Glover – actor, producer and campaigner.
‘Tipping Point is crucial to ensure more films like Black Gold continue to made and now is the perfect time for this fund to be launched.’
Nick Francis, Producer/Director – Black Gold.
‘Tipping Point Film Fund has just launched, with the explicit aim of getting cash to great filmmakers making social/political docs. Why didn’t they invent that five years ago, goddammit?’
Franny Armstrong, Director of The Age of Stupid
‘So to the really exciting news in doc land which is the launch of the Tipping Point Film Fund, a new UK initiative to crowd-fund documentaries with big ambitions to change things. It aims to unite ‘campaigning networks, independent film goers and online social networks, through a mix of regular giving, one-off donations and support from major donors’ and I hope so much that it takes off. I’m a massive advocate of ‘crowd-funding’ and this is a perfect opportunity to invite people who love documentaries to roll up their sleeves and help make it happen. So, go donate, OK?!’
Charlie Phillips, Sheffield Doc/Fest and Tipping Point Film Fund Regular Giver
Greenbelt Report Back

Greenbelt Report Back

Film has powerIntroducing Tipping Point Film Fund’s ‘smallest cinema in the world’

Tipping Point Film Fund spent a very enjoyable weekend in the company of many a lovely festival-goer at the Greenbelt festival in Cheltenham. We whisked as many as were willing into our ‘smallest cinema in the world’ and we also chatted film with anyone who would listen.

The result – we know all about the films that have opened your eyes to new issues. If you want to check out your photo or see which films where chosen check out all the images on flickr or facebook.

For a great ready-made list of films ‘to watch’ check out: Blood Diamond, Age of Stupid, The day after tomorrow, It’s a free world, Black Gold, Amazing Grace, Secrets and Lies, Killing Fields, Babel, Bamako, Hotel Rwanda, Gandhi, Slumdog Millionaire, Sicko, Syriana, Cry freedom, American History, Schindlers List, 11th Hour, Constant Gardener, In the name of the father, The Color Purple, An Inconvenient Truth, Burma VJ and London to Brighton to mention just a few!

It was great meeting everyone at the festival and finding out what films get you interested. Post Greenbelt do stay in touch – become a fan of our page on Facebook and visit our website if you want to know more about us.  And remember if you discover a new ‘eye opening’ film do drop us a line and let us know what it is.

We couldn’t sign off with saying a few ‘thankyous’ without which the ‘smallest cinema in the world’ would not have been possible! Special thanks go out to Deb’s ‘man for all jobs’ –the brilliant Bob Elson; Woody and Ben from the Greenbelt crew, and the one and only Ralph …of the festival fire service.  !!Thankyou!!

-And finally – a very big thank you to the Greenbelt Angel for her very generous donation…