Rising from the Ashes: Indie Film in a COVID World

Mar 16, 2021

10:15am – 11:10am CT

If independent filmmakers have one skill, it's pulling themselves up by their bootstraps. They wear many hats to bring stories to life, and despite challenges presented by COVID, are in the unique and privileged position of being able to capitalize on the inherent DIY nature of indie production. The time to shine is now, as high-budget projects requiring massive crews and heavy infrastructure are largely infeasible in our socially distanced world. And while a content shortage is looming, audience appetites are more robust than ever. This panel will explore how indie filmmakers can best take advantage of today's limitations.

Connect with the speakers: eboshart@forestroadco.com / kristen.konvitz@icmpartners.com / nic@mavenpic.com / animalkaplan@gmail.com

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Eric Boshart

Forest Road Company

David Kaplan

Animal Kingdom

Nic Marshall

Maven Screen Media

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Track:

Transforming the Entertainment Landscape

Level:

Beginner