Catalyst

Catalyst provides education programs for filmmakers. Catalyst offers professional development trainings, workshops and forums focused on filmmakers. The aim of Catalyst programs is to support local independent filmmakers in getting to the next level in their career and in their art.

First Draft

September 22, 2014

110 minutes

The First Draft screenplay series offers local screenwriters the opportunity to stage readings of their work using professional actors in front of a live audience, followed by feedback from industry insiders and audience members, alike. We kick off the 2014/2015 season on September 22 with the first three episodes of a new series by George Wing (50 First Dates).

Crowdfunding to Build Independence

October 6

Emily Best (Seed & Spark) returns to the SIFF Film Center for an illuminating FREE workshop around the evolving world of crowd-sourced funding.

Demystifying the Festival Circuit

November 3

Learn what it takes to safely and effectively navigate the worldwide film festival circuit.