The Film Makers Network

Join us for the 2021 Gold Movie Awards® live from London's world famous west end. The Gold Movie Awards® will be announcing their move to it's new home soon. 

Gold Movie Awards®


The Film Makers Network  

Date TBC - 6pm - 11pm -  Lyaness Cocktail Bar

Gold Movie Awards® in partnership with The Sea Containers presents a brand new unique and fun alternative to the networking norms. Join us this coming May 1st at the worlds best bar, London’s newly opened Lyaness Cocktail Bar formally Dandelyan at The Sea Containers


Join us for a break from the mid week blues as we sip mimosa's and meet great like minded film makers with a passion for film and story telling.


Want to meet indie filmmakers and film lovers in London? Looking to find a team to work on your next project, volunteer your services for some set time, or just chat about movies with someone who can tell the difference between Fight Club and Dallas Buyers Club? Come to the GMA Film Makers Network, a filmmakers networking event for people who love and make films!

During the evening there will be an opportunity for attendees to address the room with requests and offerings. For example, “I am a writer/director looking for a producer to work with on my new script”, or “I am a DoP looking for new projects to work on”, etc.

10 film makers will be chosen to to pitch their project to the room. To have your pitch be considered please send us your pitch deck to 

Next date: TBC, 6.00 pm – 11 pm

Tickets only £12 or £15 on the door.


Doors open at 6.:00pm and the bar is open till 11 pm. The presentation starts at 8 pm. Please arrive by then if you don’t want to miss it. We’re unable to let anyone in after 9:30 pm. Cash bar once you’re inside.

Location: London’s newly opened Lyaness Cocktail Bar  (Worlds Best Bar) at The Sea Containers

20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 9PD. The closest tube stations are Blackfriars  and Waterloo.

Join us for an evening of networking and celebration as we support the independent film industry and have a great time while doing so. 


Limited tickets are available. Help support the next wave of your favourite films.

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Created by multi award-winning Ryan Chetiyawardana AKA Mr Lyan (“The World’s Most Awarded Bartender” The Telegraph; International Bartender of the Year 2015, Most Influential Britons 2017, Personality of the Decade 2017) and the team behind iconic venues White Lyan, Super Lyan, Cub, Dandelyan and more.


It’s a cocktail bar that goes beyond the simple focus of what’s in your glass. In a vibrant space overlooking the Thames, Lyaness harks back to the glamour of the most opulent homes with an energy befitting of the best parties. The interiors, designed by Jacu Strauss, feature Lyaness’ signature electric blue alongside a standout green marble bar.


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