Forums

SIFF's Festival Forums set the stage for engaging discussions, extraordinary demonstrations, and hands-on workshops for filmmakers, industry, and engaged audiences.

#Disruption #Inclusion: The Film Industry’s ‘New’ landscape after #MeToo #TimesUp

90 minutes

Saturday, June 9 | 2:00 PM | SIFF Film Center. Women from varied industry backgrounds discuss the important ways our industry has changed during these social movements.

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Festival Diversity: How are Festivals Serving Underrepresented Communities

90 minutes

Saturday, June 9 | 12:00 PM | SIFF Film Center. A panel of experts explore the responsibility of film festivals in leading the way for diversity in their programming and audience engagement.

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Finding the Perfect Collaborators: Demystifying Unions In Film Production

90 minutes

Tuesday, May 22 | 7:00 PM | SIFF Film Center. A walk through of the various unions of the filmmaking crafts.

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Grand Prize Screenplay Reading: Youth Decay by Brandon Hall

120 minutes

Thursday, June 7 | 7:00 PM | SIFF Film Center. The winning script of the SIFF Screenplay Competition receives a live read with SAG-AFTRA Actors.

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Money Please!: Fundraising for Episodic Content

90 minutes

Sunday, June 3 | 1:00 PM | SIFF Film Center. Industry discuss the advantages and challenges of producing for episodic platforms.

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The Synergy of Director & Editor in Documentary Film

90 minutes

Tuesday, June 5 | 7:00 PM | SIFF Film Center. Experts discuss the collaborative role of editor and director, how the editor shapes a story, and determines what stays and what gets cut.

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Works in Progress Documentary Session One: Paradise

Bangladesh | 2018 | 180 minutes | Bijon Imtiaz, Arifur Rahman

Thursday, June 7 | 9:30 AM | SIFF Film Center

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Works in Progress Documentary Session Two: Good Ol Girl

USA | 2018 | 180 minutes | Sarah Brennan Kolb

Friday, June 8 | 9:30 AM | SIFF Film Center

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Works in Progress Narrative Session One: The Dive

Israel | 2018 | 180 minutes | Yona Rozenkier

Thursday, June 7 | 2:00 PM | SIFF Film Center

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Works in Progress Narrative Session Two: Hanging

Israel | 2018 | 180 minutes | Limor Shmila

Friday, June 8 | 2:00 PM | SIFF Film Center

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