Independent Filmmaker Day Live via Zoom (Cannes Edition) – with Jason Alexander, Tony Shalhoub, and Panels of Top Industry Professionals! Plus PITCH FEST!

Event Date June 24, 2020 @ 10am - 4pm PST (1pm - 7pm EST) June 25, 2020 @ 6am - 10am PST (9am - 1pm EST)
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Here’s a great event coming up on INDEPENDENT FILMMAKER DAY:  Cannes Edition  Live via Zoom – a full day of PANELS featuring top industry guest including Jason Alexander (Seinfeld), Tony Shalhoub (Monk, Marvelous Mrs. Maisel),  Executive Producer Bill Straus (Straight Outta Compton), Casting Director Ronnie Yeskel (Pulp Fiction), and many more top industry execs, distributors, producers and creators, and more!

 

And it’s LIVE ONLINE via Zoom – so you can attend from ANYWHERE!

 

A not-to-be-missed one-time event for filmmakers, actorsproducers, writers, and content creators of all types!

 

As always, there’s a great discount for INFOLIST.com – details are below, and feel free to forward if you know anyone who might be interested!

 

Good luck, have a great day, and don’t forget to dream big!

 

-Jeff

 

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LIVE ONLINE VIA ZOOM!

 

INDEPENDENT FILMMAKER DAY:

CANNES EDITION

 

PLUS – LIVE

PITCH FEST!

Pitch to a panel of top industry professionals
for a chance to win $20,000 in in-kind services,
and potential funding for your film!

 

A Day of PANELS with
TOP INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS & CELEBRITIES

including

 

7-TIME EMMY NOMINEE & 4-TIME GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINEE

JASON ALEXANDER

(Seinfeld)

 

4-TIME EMMY WINNER & GOLDEN GLOBE WINNER

TONY SHALHOUB

(Monk, Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, etc.)

 

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

RUDY LANGLAIS

(Oscar-Nominated film The Hurricane)

 

CASTING DIRECTOR

RONNIE YESKEL

(Oscar-Winning film Pulp Fiction)

 

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

BILL STRAUS

(Oscar-Nominated film Straight Outta Compton)

 

AND MANY OTHER TOP INDUSTRY EXECS, CREATORS, AND PROFESSIONALS!

 

PANELS:

WEDNESDAY, June 24th, 2020

10am – 4pm PST (1pm – 7pm EST)

PITCH FEST:

THURSDAY, June 25th, 2020

6am – 10am PST (9am – 1pm EST)

 

A not-to-be-missed one-time event for filmmakers, actorsproducers, writers, and creators of all types!

 

Rubenstein Business Law presents Independent Filmmaker Day, which is being held Live via Zoom during the same time as the Virtual Cannes Film Festival.  Independent Filmmaker Day is a private day-long event held alongside premier film festivals ~ such as Cannes, Sundance, and TIFF – that fosters the development, production and promotion of projects in film, media, and beyond.

 

We help independent creators from around the world develop new projects, connect within the industry, and champion collaborative and impactful storytelling at all stages.  At each event, you will hear from acclaimed industry experts concerning screenwriting, producing, funding, marketing, music, post-production, and distribution.

 

We also feature a rapid-fire Pitch Competition, and an After-Party to add new professionals to your network.

 

All panels are moderated by Corky Kessler, voted “Best Entertainment Lawyer in the United States.”  Produced by Eric Vollweiler.

 

SCHEDULE:

 

WEDNESDAY, June 24th, 2020:

 

10am PST (1pm EST) – Event Begins

 

10:15am PST (1:15pm EST)

Introduction by David Rubenstein and Corky Kessler
David Rubenstein – A Business and Entertainment Lawyer who has been voted a “Super Lawyer Rising Star” for 7 years in a row, an award given to less than 5% of all attorneys.  David counsels film clients on all aspects of their productions to help them achieve their goals.  Most recently, David was a Producer’s Consultant on the acclaimed film, Human Capital, starring Marisa Tomei and Liev Schreiber, which premiered on the red carpet at the Toronto Film Festival.

Corky Kessler – Mr. Kessler has extensive entertainment law, corporate and entertainment industry experience.  He regularly speaks on the business and legal aspects of feature film development and tax incentives in connection with the entertainment industry.  Corky is actively involved in film fund transactions and counseling, and film funding source development in North America, and is expanding his practice internationally.

 

10:30am PST (1:30pm EST)

Panel #1 – Distribution (How to Sell your film worldwide including to Amazon/Netflix)
Tamara Bell – As Vice President of Koan, Tamara Bell oversees the acquisition and development of feature films, documentaries, series, and animation in genres ranging from sci-fi and action to romantic comedy and faith-based for an ever-growing worldwide audience.
Strathford Hamilton – an Emmy and DGA nominated director of prestige films and television shows.  Mr. Hamilton is a principal in the production and distribution company TriCoast Worldwide, which distributes feature films and television shows internationally.
Michael Slifkin – Founding partner of Archstone Entertainment, including Archstone Distribution (worldwide sales and distribution company with nearly 100 titles), Tombstone Distribution (genre specific distribution/sales), Archstone North America and theatrical distributor), Archstone (content production company) and The Stone Group (entertainment financing company).

 

11:20am PST (2:20pm EST) – Break

 

11:35am PST (2:35pm EST)

Panel #2 – Women in Film (Discussing Current Issues Affecting Women in Film)
Carol Anne Shine – Award-winning producer who has produced over 50 titles for film and television.  Highlights from her long list of credits include “Blackbird” starring Academy Award® winner Mo’Nique, and I Am Legend starring Academy Award® nominee, Will Smith.
Nancy Puetz – Vice President of Women in Film & Television, International (WIFTI) and President of Tennessee Women in Film & Media (TWIFM).  She is also the Founder/Executive Director of Franklin International Indie Film Festival (FIIFF).
Tina Treadwell – President of Treadwell Entertainment Group.  She oversaw series casting for Lizzie McGuire, Even Stevens, and The Famous Jett Jackson with director Shawn Levy (through which she helped launch the careers of Shia LaBeouf, Hillary Duff, and Lee Thompson Young).

 

12:25pm PST (3:25pm EST) – Break

 

12:40pm PST (3:40pm EST)

Panel #3 – Screenplay and Beyond (How to Get Your Film on the Big Screen)
Ronnie Yeskel – Acclaimed Casting Director with over 100 Credits including Pulp Fiction and Resevoir Dogs.
Todd Hein, CPA – Senior Tax Manager at Stockman Kast Ryan +Company LLP.  He speaks frequently to film industry groups, specifically regarding the application of Internal Revenue Code Section 181 and 168.
Dave Conlon – CFO and founding partner of EggPlant Collective and it’s group of companies.  EggPlant was formed in 2001 and has two media facilities in downtown Toronto capable of handling all aspects of post production, from dailies to final deliveries.
Jacob Krueger – The founder of Jacob Krueger Studio at Writeyourscreenplay.com,  Jacob has worked with thousands of writers, from Academy and Tony Award Winners, to beginning writers picking up the pen for the first time.  Jacob is a WGA Paul Selvin Award winning screenwriter, playwright, producer, and director.

 

1:30pm PST (4:30pm EST) – Break

 

1:45pm PST (4:45pm EST)

Panel #4 – Hollywood Producing (How to Produce Your Film)
Rudy Langlais – Acclaimed Hollywood Producer of Oscar Nominee, The Hurricane, starring Denzel Washington and Sugar Hill, starring Wesley Snipes.
Bill Straus – Executive Producer of the Box Office Smash Film, Straight Outta Compton, and Co-Producer of The Man, starring Samuel L. Jackson and Eugene Levy.

 

2:35pm PST (5:35EST) – Break

 

2:50pm PST (5:50pm EST)

Panel #5 – An Actor’s Perspective on TV and Film

Jason Alexander – One of the stars of the hit TV Show, Seinfeld.  Nominated for seven consecutive Primetime Emmy Awards and four Golden Globe Awards.

Tony Shalhoub – One of the stars of the hit TV Show, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, which just earned him a Prime Time Emmy Award.  In total, he has won the Golden Globe for Best Actor, six Screen Actors Guild Awards, and four Primetime Emmy Awards.

 

4:00 pm PST (7pm EST) – End

 

THURSDAY, June 25, 2020

 

6am – 10am PST (9am – 1pm EST)

Rapid Fire Pitch Competition

Limited to only 30 presenters – so register asap! 
Your chance to pitch your idea to a panel of industry professionals – they are the people who matter.  They are the ones who decide which films get made and which films get shown in cinema and on TV.
You have 5 minutes to convince the panel to read your script or fund your film.  Limited Availability of only 30 Pitches.  Winner receives over $20,000 in In-Kind Services for 2020-2021 to help make their film.

 

Judges:
Corky Kessler – Mr. Kessler has extensive entertainment law, corporate and entertainment industry experience.  He regularly speaks on the business and legal aspects of feature film development and tax incentives in connection with the entertainment industry.  Corky is actively involved in film fund transactions and counseling, and film funding source development in North America, and is expanding his practice internationally.
Tina Treadwell – President of Treadwell Entertainment Group.  She oversaw series casting for Lizzie McGuire, Even Stevens, and The Famous Jett Jackson with director Shawn Levy (through which she helped launch the careers of Shia LaBeouf, Hillary Duff and Lee Thompson Young).
Marc Gold – An in-demand entertainment executive and producer of Fresh Cats Productions and currently oversees development, marketing, and finance for high quality independent films ranging from 500k to 15 million dollars.
Jacob Krueger – The founder of Jacob Krueger Studio at Writeyourscreenplay.com, Jacob has worked with thousands of writers, from Academy and Tony Award Winners to beginning writers picking up the pen for the first time.  Jacob is a WGA Paul Selvin Award winning screenwriter, playwright, producer and director.

 

SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR INFOLIST.com!!

INFOLIST.com members can use special discount code INFOLIST15 and get 15%OFF!!  That’s just $80.75 (normally $95!) for the full day of PANELS, and just $42.50 (normally $50!) to take part in the PITCH FEST – register NOW for an amazing event with top industry professionals!

 

TO REGISTER:

Be sure to use discount code INFOLIST15 when you register for this event the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/independent-filmmaker-day-cannes-via-zoom-jason-alexander-tony-shalhoub-tickets-106047226108?aff=infolist

 

Rubenstein Business Law is an Entertainment and Business Law Firm.  By offering a global perspective to handle all the problems your film or business would face, Rubenstein Business Law sets itself apart from the competition to add value to your film or business.

 

Disclaimer:  Independent Filmmaker Day and Rubenstein Business Law have no official affiliation with the Festival de Cannes.

 

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