Here’s info on INDEPENDENT FILMMAKER DAY – a TWO-DAY virtual event on FILM and TELEVISION featuring Panels & Expert Roundtables with top celebrities and industry experts, as well as a Pitch Competition and Virtual After Party!
Speakers include Oscar-Winning actor Richard Dreyfuss, Ice-T, Oscar-Winning producers Graham King (Bohemian Rhapsody), and Bruce Cohen (Silver Linings Playbook), stars from Stranger Things, BlackList, Orange Is the New Black, and more!
As always, there’s a great discount for INFOLIST.com, and feel free to forward if you know anyone who might be interested – details are below!
Good luck, have a great day, and don’t forget to dream big!
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INDEPENDENT FILMMAKER DAY
PANELS & EXPERT ROUNDTABLES
WITH TOP INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS & CELEBRITIES
A VIRTUAL, ONLINE EVENT VIA ZOOM
A 2-DAY EVENT ON
FILM, TELEVISION, CONTENT CREATION & MORE!
with Guest Speakers
Starring in The Goodbye Girl, Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Mr. Holland’s Opus, etc.
Grammy Winner and Star of Law & Order: SVU
Bohemian Rhapsody, The Departed, Argo, The Aviator, and Ali
American Beauty, Silver Linings Playbook, and Milk
Star of the Blacklist, Billions, Batman v Superman, Man of Steel, Matrix Reloaded
Orange is the New Black, Stranger Things, Insecure, Homeland
RAPPER AND ACTOR
ANTHONY ‘TREACH’ CRISS
Lead rapper of the hip hop group Naughty by Nature
DIRECTOR / PRODUCER
Acclaimed Co-Director and Producer of Equal Standard
Wednesday & Thursday
NOVEMBER 18TH – 19TH, 2020
Independent Filmmaker Day is designed to help independent creators from around the world develop new projects, connect within the industry, and champion collaborative and impactful storytelling at all stages. You will hear from acclaimed industry experts concerning acting, screenwriting, producing, funding, marketing, music, post-production, and distribution.
SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR INFOLIST.com!!
PREMIUM and PRO InfoList Members get 15% OFF!! That’s just $42.50 (normally $50!) for individual Expert Roundtables, just $42.50 (normally $50!) to enter the Pitch Competition, and for or attend both days of Panels and Afterparty for only $80.75 (normally $95!)
UPGRADE NOW (or log in to your Premium/Pro Account) so you can take advantage of this special offer!
Or, skip the upgrade and pay regular price –
Register now at the link below:
WEDNESDAY, November 18th, 2020:
12pm – 3:30pm PST (3pm-6:30pm EST)
Your opportunity to ask questions and receive answers from experts in the film and tv industry about your specific project. We will have a total of three different Expert Roundtables with a different expert at each table (limited to one hour and only 10 attendees per expert)
12pm-1pm PST (3pm-4pm EST)
Robert Deege – Glass House Distribution (Distributor for Dropping the Soap, which won the Emmy Award for Jane Lynch as Best Actress in a Web-series/Comedy).
1:15pm – 2:15pm PST (4:15pm-5:15pm EST)
Slava Vladimirov – EVP of Aperture Media Partners, Producer of The Trial of the Chicago Seven (written and directed by Aaron Sorkin, Starring Sacha Baron Cohen and Michael Keaton, Purchased by Netflix for $56M)
2:30pm-3:30pm PST (5:30pm-6:30pm EST)
David Rubenstein – 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 helped raise funding for the acclaimed film, 1917, which won 3 Oscars, and also served as a Producer’s Consultant on the highly regarded film, Human Capital, starring Marisa Tomei and Liev Schreiber, which premiered on the red carpet at the Toronto Film Festival.
4pm-7pm PST (7pm-10pm EST)
Your opportunity to Pitch your film/tv project for a chance to WIN OVER $30,000 in in-kind services to help make your project. Each pitch is limited to 3 minutes in a “shark-tank” style format before a panel of 3 judges. The fourth vote will be comprised of an audience member vote, so bring your family and friends to cheer you on for your best chance to win! (limited to only 40 pitches on a first come first serve basis)
1) Jennifer Wallace – President of Artists United, a community of over 30,000 artists in all disciplines coming together to empower each other and to be a force for social good in our world.
2) Robert Deege – Glass House Distribution (Distributor for Dropping the Soap, which won the Emmy Award for Jane Lynch as Best Actress in a Web-series/Comedy).
3) Slava Vladimirov – EVP of Aperture Media Partners, Producer of The Trial of the Chicago Seven (written and directed by Aaron Sorkin, Starring Sacha Baron Cohen and Michael Keaton, Purchased by Netflix for $56M)
4) Audience Vote
THURSDAY, November 19, 2020:
1pm-7pm PST (4pm-10pm EST)
PANEL DISCUSSIONS and IFD AWARD CEREMONY!
Hear from industry experts on a variety of topics in film/tv including: acting, directing, producing, film funding, distribution, social media, product placement, post-production, entertainment law, and more. Each panel lasts one hour and includes Q&A from the audience.
Confirmed Panelists include:
Richard Dreyfuss, Graham King, Bruce Cohen, Catherine Curtin, and more!
IFD Award Ceremony:
We are showcasing filmmakers for their excellence and ability to bring films to life during this difficult era of COVID-19.
We are honored to present the IFD Award to the film, Equal Standard. Written and Produced by acclaimed filmmaker Taheim Bryan, this feature film stars Ice-T (Law and Order) and Anthony ‘Treach’ Criss (Naughty by Nature). The film has already received over 20 Million views on social media. Ice-T, Anthony ‘Treach’ Criss, and Taheim Bryan will engage with our audience on a discussion of the making of the film and Q&A with the audience.
7pm-8:30pm PST (10pm-11:30pm EST)
VIRTUAL AFTER PARTY
Party and Network with your fellow attendees and panelists in a virtual setting!
Register now at the link below: