DIY Exhibition: Creating Community Through Cinema
An overview of the nuts and bolts of hosting your own screening series; from choosing a space to selecting films, licensing, and audience building. This can be a way to highlight your own work and the work of your peers and to fill a niche in your community.
One Million Ways to Screw Filmmakers
Industry veteran Shaked Berenson reveals the many pitfalls, loopholes and other issues to keep an eye while from his experience producing and distributing over 30 films including SXSW favorites BIG ASS SPIDER!, NINA FOREVER and TURBO KID.
Developing Film and TV Properties for Global Markets
Have you ever wondered what it would take to develop film and TV narratives capable of attracting international funding, production and distribution entities? This presentation explores core development concepts and strategies for turning your ideas into transnational media properties suitable for excelling on worldwide distribution platforms.
Directing Actors for Film
Angela Torres Camarena
Whether you’re working with A-List actors, aspiring actors or non-actors on your movie, this session explores what it takes to cast the right performers and how to direct them to achieve memorable performances.
Music for Documentaries: Conversations With Your Composer
Whether you’re a producer, director, or editor, this session will cover what you need to know about bringing a composer onto your documentary and what music can do for your film. Practical tips for both the logistical and creative sides of getting a successful film score from the first conversation to the final mix.
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