Filmmakers Who Teach Meet Up
Tuesday, March 15
12:30PM - 1:30PM
110 E 2nd St
Whether you stumbled into teaching, or it was part of your master plan--you got one leg in filmmaking and one leg in teaching. Making and teaching, teaching and making. The two inform each other. But how do you balance your teaching work with your film in development? This meet-up is for you: filmmakers who are professors, adjuncts, teaching artists, mentors... It’s also for young filmmakers who are curious about how teaching can support and nourish your creative aspirations. Come talk shop, exchange ideas, find your next guest lecturer.
Annie Silverstein is an award winning filmmaker and educator based in Austin. Her films have screened at international festivals including Cannes, SXSW, Silverdocs and on PBS Independent Lens. Her ...Show the rest
Annie Silverstein is an award winning filmmaker and educator based in Austin. Her films have screened at international festivals including Cannes, SXSW, Silverdocs and on PBS Independent Lens. Her latest film, SKUNK, won the jury award at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival– Cinéfondation. Shortly after, she was named one of the “25 New Faces of Independent Film" by Filmmaker Magazine. Before attending film school, Annie spent ten years as a youth worker and community media educator. She co-founded and served as Artistic Director at Longhouse Media, an indigenous arts organization based in Seattle. For her work there, Annie received the National Association for Media Literacy Award for outstanding contributions made in the field of media education. Annie is a lecturer at the University of Texas-Austin, where she earned her MFA in Film Production.Hide the rest