PLANISPHERES was established by Malcolm Moore in 2003 after he completed a Post Graduate Diploma in international copyright law at Kings College London, one of the top 20 universities in the world. Initially set up as a consultancy to provide back up and support to independent filmmakers, Malcolm's specialist skills in developing professional relationships and creative rights exploitation lead to Planispheres becoming a independent production company and an established training provider. Based in London one of the world's global production hubs, Planispheres co-produces and executive produces awardwinning productions with emerging and established filmmakers.

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Producer, Executive Producer, Business and Legal Affairs

MALCOLM MOORE provides project assements with a rigorous approach to business and strategic decision-making
•Detailed understanding of the television and film industries.
• Specialise in developing professional relationships and creative rights exploitation for independently financed features and documentaries in the mid budget range.
•Special interest in co-production

Planispheres is a PACT member and Malcolm is an active Film Policy Group attendee, a film voting member of BAFTA and a former elected executive board member of the New Producers Alliance.

Awarded an EU scholarship in to attend the prestigious Erich Pommer Institute's 'Essential Legal Framework" on the latest international best practice and strategies for clearing copyright, personality rights and music rights with senior executives from NBC Universal, Sony, HBO, Red Bull, Zentropa and broadcasters across Europe.

Awarded a Creative Skillset "Management and Leadership" bursary to attend the Equity investment programme: ‘Closing the Gap” at the Investitionsbank, in Berlin 2014. After being selected from over 50 European producers to meet international equity investors held at the Investitonsbank in Berlin.

Invited to attend the Berlin Co-production Market, after being selected for the inaugural UK leading skills development programme for European Co-productions: the UK Producer’s Lab participating in Berlin.

Currently a ScreenSkills evaluator to assess and accredit training courses for the screen industries in 2018 - 2019. Malcolm was approved as an industry professional to prepare and effectivey run training courses for and on behalf of the former Creative Skillset’s Screen Academies (centers of excellence in the provision of film traning and education). After being invited to attend the National Film and Television School's: Training for Trainers workshop

Malcolm is also a Mentor for students and alumni at King’s College London, University of London 2018-2019.

Commissioned to write for the British Universities Film & Video Council Handbook - 'Moving Image and Sound, Knowledge and Access'. Circulated to over 200 hundred universities nationally and around the world. Malcolm's article covers the tenth anniversary of digital piracy from the Napster case to the Pirate Bay convictions, and na users guide to making use of copyright content in higher education and research and creating VLE - Virtual Learning Environments. Aimed at information specialists, academic service providers, students and teachers.

National Film & Television School: Legal & Business Affairs II NFTS - Film finance & bank discounting, gap finance, completion bonds

Global Negotiations: The Business of Negotiation. Europes only EU programme entirely dedicated to the negotiation process of filmmaking in development. production, post production, marketing and distribution. Athens Greece 2005 Supported by the Motion Picture Association MPA, United Artist Pictures UIP and the MEDIA PLUS programme.Post Graduate Diploma in UK, European & United States Law of Copyright & Related Rights
Kings College London, University of London, Centre of European Law.
Operation of international copyright - emphasis on UK, USA, Germany and France
Films, sound recordings, broadcasts, cable programmes, literary, dramatic, musical & artistic works and performers rights.

BEFORE PLANISPHERES Former Chief Executive of The Directors Guild of Great Britain 1996 – 2002. Representing directors in film, television, radio, theatre, opera and multimedia.

Media production experience includes making film and video projects from an early age; five years as an audiovisual technician at Canterbury University and broadcasting (volunteer announcer, news-reader and DJ) with the public service broadcaster Radio New Zealand. In 1991 returned to the UK to pursue a career in the arts and media: Creative video at the Central Saint Martins School of Art. Studio production and documentary making at Birkbeck College. Radio production at Interchange Studios; Before joining Planispheres he completed an Arista Development Workshop at RADA, an intensive FCP editing course and video/radio interviewing at Westminster University.

Admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales he remains on the current Law Society Roll in 2019.
Admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor to the Supreme Court of New Zealand
Bachelor of Laws LLB Canterbury University NZ

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