Mentors - Programming: Clinton McClung (SIFF)
Saturday, March 12
11:00AM - 12:30PM
Austin Convention Center
531 E 4th St
Festivals and markets are as vital as ever in today's filmmaking scene. Learn what to do - and more importantly, what not to do - when it comes to festival submissions, festival attendance, and beyond for your films.
This Mentor Session requires advance online sign up and is available to all Film, Gold, and Platinum badgeholders on a first-come, first-served basis. Online sign ups will open in February.
Registrants who sign up online must check-in 30 minutes before their mentor time slot to guarantee their spot. Limited on-site sign up is also available for a small number of Mentor Sessions spots and will begin 30 minutes before the first time slot of each session.
Seattle International Film Festival
Clinton McClung is the Director of Cinema Programs for SIFF's three year-round cinemas (SIFF Cinema Egyptian, SIFF Cinema Uptown, and the SIFF Film Center) and a film programmer for the Seattle Int...Show the rest
Clinton McClung is the Director of Cinema Programs for SIFF's three year-round cinemas (SIFF Cinema Egyptian, SIFF Cinema Uptown, and the SIFF Film Center) and a film programmer for the Seattle International Film Festival, with a special focus on Midnight Movies and special events.
Clinton has been working in movie theatres his whole life and began his career as a film programmer at the prestigious Coolidge Corner Theatre in Boston in 1999. Since then he has toured the country presenting interactive screenings of The Buffy the Vampire Slayer Sing Along, created a membership program for the IFC Film Center, oversaw programming and promotions at Seattle's Central Cinema, and was short-listed for the Stranger Genius Award for creating "mass celebrations of beloved entertainments, gussied up to maximize the shared thrills."Hide the rest