2021 SESSIONS Category Conference Panel Presentation Workshop Stage Marina Pacific Speaker Adam Koehler Ahbra Perry Al Cossar Alan d’Escragnolle Alex Ferrari Alex Schmider Alisa Joseph Alysia Reiner Ana Maria Montero Andee Ryder Anna Godas Anne Clements Annick Mahnert Ben Dalton Billy Mernit Brad Krevoy Brent Lang Brian Beckmann Brian O’Shea Brian Stevenson Bruce Eisen Cassandra Butcher Cassian Elwes Charles Cooper Charles Rice Chevonne O’Shaughnessy Chris Cox Chris Fetner Christopher Kahunahana Clay Epstein Cristina Clavera Dan O’Meara Daniel Bort Darnell Hunt Darren Lynn Bousman Daryn Simons Dave White David Averbach David Offenberg David White Deon Taylor Edward Hanrahan Edward Noeltner Emma Manfredi Francis Dela Torre Frida Torresblanco Gabriel Lerman gemma Gene George Georgina Gonzalez Gigi Saul Guerrero Gil Robertson Giles Alderson Glenn Gainor Gray Ainsworth Greg Barnard Heidi Millay Helen Huang Ian Sharp Iram Parveen Bilal Jaime Otero James Emanuel Shapiro Jasmine Johnson Jason George Jeffrey Greenstein Jeffrey Winter Jennifer Kawaja Jennifer Loren Jennifer Vaux Jeremy Kay Jill Goldsmith Jitin Hingorani JJ Caruth Johnny Jones Jon Fitzgerald Jonathan Kier Jordan Fields José Badini Joseph Chianese Julia Weber Jun Juban Karen M. Robson Kent Sanderson Kevin Iwashina Kevin Tran Kyle Bowser Larry Grimaldi Lee Jessup Leslie Miller Liesl Copland Liliana Espinoza Linda Nelson Lindsay Heathcote Lisa Whalen Liza Diño Madeline Di Nonno Manuel Claro Mark Howorth Matt Brown Matt Grady Matt Miller Matthew Rhodes Maxime Cottray Maximilian Leo Mayenzeke Baza Michael Heimler Michael Mandaville Michael Messina Michael Murphy Michael Ryan Michelle Hurd Milan Chakraborty Mo Abudu Moi Santos Monica Levinson Nat McCormick Nick Savva Nick Spicer Nnegest Likké Pascal Schmitz Patrick Ewald Paul Jun Paulette Pantoja Pauline Fischer Pedring Lopez Peter A. Marshall Pilar Alessandra Renee Tab Richard Botto Rick Ambros Rohit Jain Ross Dinerstein Rouslan Ovtcharoff Russell Schwartz Ryan Broussard Ryan Davis Samantha Racanelli Sameer Nair Sami Arpa Scott Rosenfelt Sean Cisterna Shaked Berenson Shar Jossell Sherry Brennan Simon Frederick Sonia Gambaro Sonja Heinen Sophia Yen Stephen Galloway Steve Hays Steven Wolfson Sunni Faba Tania Pinto Da Cunha Teresa Phillips Tiffany Yvonne Cox Tim Molloy Tirrell D. Whittley Tom Ara Tracey-Lee Rainers Tre’vell Anderson Ulrich Schwarz Wendy Bernfeld Wendy Guerrero Wendy Mitchell Wendy Reeds William Pfeiffer Yolanda Cochran Tag Casting Development Distribution Festival Finance Legal Marketing Pitching Production VOD Writing Reset Daily List November 2021 It’s More Fun Filming in the Philippines The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), through its … 01 Nov 9:00 am – 10:30 am Pacific View Detail The Independent Film Ecosphere – Present & Future Industry leaders take the stage to discuss what it means … 01 Nov 9:00 am – 10:30 am Marina View Detail FINANCE CONFERENCE I Bridging the Production Insurance Gap The continued lack of pandemic insurance has added complexities, expense … 01 Nov 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Marina View Detail The Filmmakers Podcast present: How to Make Your Movie Moderators Giles Alderson, Host, The Filmmakers Podcast Ian Sharp, Producer, Actor, Investor, … 01 Nov 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific View Detail FINANCE CONFERENCE II Film Finance Success: The Producer’s Perspective Industry experts explore finding and retaining investors as films move … 01 Nov 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Marina View Detail Black Filmmakers at the Crossroads to Success Film lovers have never been treated to such a wide … 01 Nov 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Pacific View Detail The Filmmaker’s Guide to Creating NFTs NFTs have gained traction among creators in the art and … 01 Nov 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Marina View Detail How to Win at Modern Distribution In a modern streaming world, viewers are one click away … 01 Nov 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Pacific View Detail Entertainment Partners Explores the Future of Production Join a distinguished panel of content creators, developers of trailblazing … 01 Nov 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Pacific View Detail Indie Opportunities During the Streaming Wars Video streamers have increasingly prioritized big-budgeted projects as a way … 01 Nov 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Marina View Detail EUROPE! How to Co-Produce an Indie Film Between the US and Europe A case study on STOWAWAY (directed by Joe Penna, main … 02 Nov 9:00 am – 10:30 am Pacific View Detail What Strategies Work Best When Marketing Independent Films for VOD? This panel will discuss which marketing strategies and which niches … 02 Nov 9:00 am – 10:30 am Marina View Detail PRODUCTION CONFERENCE I Limited Budget Features with Huge Profit Potential What makes a film investment-worthy? Producers and decision makers discuss … 02 Nov 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Marina View Detail Changing the Narrative: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Film Filmed entertainment has the power to engage, entertain and inspire … 02 Nov 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific View Detail PRODUCTION CONFERENCE II The Casting Effect: How Talent Choices Impact Every Phase of Production Cast is one of the most important elements of any … 02 Nov 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Marina View Detail Building a Marketing Toolkit Motion picture marketing executives will walk you through the key … 02 Nov 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Pacific View Detail Writers Workshop A Story Analyst’s Approach to Screenwriting Whether you are writing a studio feature or an independent … 02 Nov 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Pacific View Detail The Director/Producer Relationship Learn the best ways directors and producers can work together … 02 Nov 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Marina View Detail A Collaborative Shift in the Film Festival and Cinema Experience COVID did not independently change the entertainment experience: it accelerated … 02 Nov 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Pacific View Detail Navigating Equity and Inclusion in Hair & Makeup Establishing inclusive space and equal access for performers of color … 02 Nov 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Marina View Detail Global Streaming & The Future of Entertainment in Asia Global streaming has changed the consumption, distribution, financing, and production … 03 Nov 9:00 am – 10:30 am Marina View Detail Indie Film Hustle Moderator Alex Ferrari, Founder, Indie Film Hustle Panelists Linda Nelson, CEO, Indie Rights … 03 Nov 9:00 am – 10:30 am Pacific View Detail International Film Market: Consumption of Black Culture, Rejection of Black Stories The world’s appreciation for black culture is apparent. It’s influence … 03 Nov 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific View Detail DISTRIBUTION CONFERENCE I The Path to VOD Success: Strategies for Independents Our executive panel will provide insights into the marketplace and … 03 Nov 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Marina View Detail DISTRIBUTION CONFERENCE II How Streamers Approach Independent Content Gaining attention in the saturated market is challenging. Platform leaders … 03 Nov 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Marina View Detail From Networking to Getting Reads to Landing a Rep to Selling Your Work: The Do’s & Don’ts of a Successful Screenwriting Career Presenter Richard Botto, CEO / Founder, Stage 32 … 03 Nov 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Pacific View Detail Producing Movies for Networks and Platforms The demand for Made-for-TV Movies is exploding. Cable networks and … 03 Nov 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Marina View Detail In the Market for Authentic Transgender Films While transgender filmmakers are starting to get their own films … 03 Nov 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Pacific View Detail Fueling The Global Value of Content Global streaming platforms are creating a frenzy in the content … 03 Nov 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Pacific View Detail Can’t Skip Filming in Portugal With a competitive 30% Cash Rebate, Scouting Programme, Co-Pro Agreements … 03 Nov 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Marina View Detail A New Day for Content Licensing: Make Better Deals with Predictive Insights The exponential increase in global viewing has created a huge … 04 Nov 9:00 am – 10:30 am Marina View Detail An Interactive Study: How to Cast the Right Actors for Your Film by Using AI Artificial intelligence is appearing as an important assistance mechanism in … 04 Nov 9:00 am – 10:30 am Pacific View Detail PITCH CONFERENCE The Pitching Essentials: Two Minute Pitches A good pitch can get a bad film made while … 04 Nov 11:00 am – 2:30 pm Marina View Detail Producing Standout Documentary Features Audiences are seeking out more documentaries than ever before. What … 04 Nov 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific View Detail Demystifying the SPLATAM Market Have you ever wondered what entertainment production looks like beyond … 04 Nov 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Pacific View Detail Writers Workshop 10 Ways to Create Unforgettable Compelling Characters Getting your reader to empathize with and root for your … 04 Nov 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Pacific View Detail How To Budget a Film Coming soon. Presenter Michael Mandaville, Producer/Line Producer, UPM … 04 Nov 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Marina View Detail 10 Mistakes Producers Commonly Make in Clearing their Chain of Title As a producer, your leverage to negotiate a good deal … 04 Nov 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Pacific View Detail Maximizing the Festival Circuit With more than 7,500 film festivals around the world, and … 04 Nov 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Marina View Detail Animation: A Growing Territory for Independents While the pandemic has limited live-action film production, animation projects … 05 Nov 9:00 am – 10:30 am Marina View Detail BEYOND THE USUAL SUSPECTS: International VOD/Digital Opportunities for Indies There is a new whole world of streaming platforms across … 05 Nov 9:00 am – 10:30 am Pacific View Detail Working with Sales Agents To reach the global audience, an independent producer’s best ally … 05 Nov 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Marina View Detail The Export Success of Black Cast Films from Africa Why are so many black cast films from Africa travelling … 05 Nov 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific View Detail How to Profit with Micro-Budget Features High quality micro-budget films are no longer a novelty, making … 05 Nov 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Marina View Detail New Perspectives on Horror Traditionally low-budget, high-return, Horror has been an independent film industry … 05 Nov 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Marina View Detail Writers Workshop The Voice of the Writer Producers and representatives say they want a writer with a … 05 Nov 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Pacific View Detail World Premiere Concert: Michael Ryan & Different Place The band: Michael Ryan (lead vocals) Gil Garagnon (guitar) Brian Gee (drums) Sean Quinn … 05 Nov 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm Marina View Detail World Premiere Concert: Mark Vennis & Different Place The band: Mark Vennis (guitar and lead vocals) Brian Gee (drums and … 05 Nov 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm Pacific View Detail No event found!