Curated to Crowd-rated: Festival Programmers Meet Up
Saturday, March 12
12:30PM - 1:30PM
110 E 2nd St
Discover secrets from behind the screen… Ever wonder what happens after you hit submit? Curious as to how that scrappy little festival in North Carolina got the U.S. Premiere of DOGTOOTH? Meet fellow programmers from around the world and find out how they curate and collect, giving their festivals a distinct brand in an oversaturated market.
Are you a filmmaker, distributor, sales agent, or just interested in finding out more about the mysterious world of festival curation? This is where you’ll be able to pick people’s brains about everything involved with Festival Programming.
Minister of Chaos
Cucalorus Film Festival
Dan Brawley is the Executive Director of the Cucalorus Film Festival, an international celebration of filmmaking in Wilmington, North Carolina. Cucalorus screens more than 250 films with a range of...Show the rest
Dan Brawley is the Executive Director of the Cucalorus Film Festival, an international celebration of filmmaking in Wilmington, North Carolina. Cucalorus screens more than 250 films with a range of multi-disciplinary programs focusing on things like dance, social justice, cocktails, and performance. Cucalorus has been recognized for three years in a row as one of the “25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World” by MovieMaker Magazine. Dan is also the founder of a growing arts development district in historic downtown Wilmington that is home to an experimental residency program supported in part by a thriving AirBnB following. When he’s not doing your laundry, Dan performs as Saint 43 from the First National Church of the Exquisite Panic. Dan is the past-Chair of the Board of Alternate ROOTS, an organization serving 14 southern states and supporting artists working for social justice.Hide the rest