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May 16 - June 9, 2013   Start the Festival in style with the SIFF 2013 Opening Night Gala! The evening features the Seattle premiere of Much Ado About Nothing, with director Joss Whedon and cast members Alexis Denisof, Amy Acker, Nathan Fillion, and Clark Gregg scheduled to attend.

Catalyst Panel 3: The Future of Distribution

What does distribution look like for today's independent filmmaker? The theatrical release that used to be the standard measure of indie success is no longer a given, forcing filmmakers, producers and distributors to each reassess how best to approach the new digital frontier offered by both online and mobile platforms.

Schedule
June 1, 2013 12:15 PM SIFF Film Center Date has passed

You'll hear from seasoned distribution vets that will share their experiences with you and answer questions about the realities of the new distribution landscape for independent filmmakers.

Panelists:

Vernon Mortensen (Rogue Arts)

Scilla Andreen (IndieFlix)

Steven Beckman (Film Buff)

Moderator: John Comerford

SIFF Catalyst Panels | 9:00am - 5:00pm | SIFF Film Center

Tickets:$5 per Panel / $15 for all - Free for SIFF Members SIFF

Catalyst offers a full day of public panels & dynamic, thought-provoking discussions around the dual themes of Co-creation and Community in the new digital space.

The Schedule

9:00 AM

Catalyst Panel 1: Kickass Kickstarters - Recipes for Success


10:30 AM

Catalyst Panel 2: Made for the Web - Transmedia in Washington

12:15 PM

Catalyst Panel 3: The Future of Distribution



1:30 PM
Catalyst Panel 4: Filmmaker Panel


3:00 PM

Catalyst Panel 5: Keynote by Franklin Leonard of The Black List



4:00 PM

Catalyst Happy Hour at Tin Lizzie

Running Time: 60 minutes