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The Editor’s Toolkit

120 minutes

The Editors Toolkit, a not to be missed opportunity to converse with experts in the field of Visual Effects.

The Emergence of Native Filmmaking

60 minutes

Visiting and local first nations filmmakers discuss the contemporary trends and challenges of capturing their own stories.

Filmmaking Across the African Diaspora

60 minutes

Join our attending filmmakers for an in-depth exploration of the current trends in African and African-American filmmaking.

The Future of Distribution

90 minutes

Indiewire’s Anne Thompson leads panelists from the world of distribution on what they see the future may be for audiences and filmmakers alike.

The Future of Film Criticism

90 minutes

Explore judging the movies and how film critics and journalists shape your cinema.

Get Animated: Animation Workshop for Kids (ages 8-14)

120 minutes

Create your own character and learn how to animate it. Using flipbooks participants will learn the basics of stop-motion and GET ANIMATED!

How to Make a Living Creating Media

90 minutes

A filmmaker may find the need to diversify their moneymaking projects outside of independent films. A panel of experts discuss additional revenue sources around the media industry.

Inside LAIKA Animation

90 minutes

In his presentation featuring rarely viewed behind-the-scenes footage, Mark Shapiro will talk about the remarkable creativity at LAIKA, the studio behind ParaNorman (2012), Coraline (2009) and the upcoming Boxtrolls (2014).

Short Filmmaker Happy Hour and Panel: Making the Most of Any Festival

90 minutes

Join us for important tips from fellow filmmakers that will make your experience at any festival an exceptional one. Happy Hour beverages provided.

TheFilmSchool presents: How to Correctly Pitch Your Project

90 minutes

Learn the most effective strategies for pitching and selling your media project.