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11:15 AM (60 min)
New Voices in LGBTQ Filmmaking
1:00 PM (60 min)
Marketing From Script to Screen and Beyond: Finding and Serving Your Audience
Discover how to prioritize audience satisfaction in all aspects of development, release, and marketing. A special session featuring Rich Peluso (AFFIRM/Sony Pictures) and Andy Peterson (ASPIRATION ENTERTAINMENT) who’ve reached millions through the films they’ve made and the film marketing campaigns they’ve developed and executed.
3:30 PM (60 min)
Women In Cinema: DIY Creation
Taking the DO IT YOURSELF approach, these incredible women took the reigns of their projects creating works from the ground up. Rolling up your sleeves and not taking "no" for an answer is how these creators started, but hearing about their journeys will educate and inspire.
10:00 AM (75 min)
The Evolving Future of VR in Filmmaking
A workshop showcasing how to implement VR and 360 cameras into every production (pre and post). We will demonstrate how to use a 360 camera to location scout and plan lighting and shots. We will also demonstrate how use the 360 degree photos to light a subject in C4D and plan lighting out ahead of time. Experience using a VR camera ready within a VR film set where we will ask audience members to come up operate in a virtual environment.
11:30 AM (60 min)
Evolve Studios | The New Frontier
1:00 PM (60 min)
Songs as Story Telling: The Art of Music Videos
1:00 PM (60 min)
The Art of the Story and the Song: Music Video Evolving into Short Film
The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash Director, Thom Zinmy, sits down with John Carter Cash and David McClister to discuss how an idea for a music video turned into a 19-minute short film. They will uncover the thought process of developing the story and adding depth to characters in the short film format.
2:30 PM (75 min)
Synch Upstream: Growing Your Music Career with Synch
Sync is a billion dollar industry, we know this to be true. For artists, sync can be the launchpad of a career and the foundation of an artist’s brand development. For the independent artist, sync can provide a sustainable income. For the legacy artist, sync can reinvigorate back catalog. So we ask the question “an artist gets a synch placement, then what?”. This panel will go beyond the traditional “Sync 101” layout and dive deeper into the symbiotic relationship that can occur when a sync placement is secured; even after the check is cashed, how the positive impact of a sync placement can spill into streaming numbers and in turn create streaming revenue.
4:00 PM (90 min)
The Case Study in Sync
An in-depth behind the scenes look at the decisions that are made when selecting a song for a sync placement by dissecting specific examples of work by top music supervisors and music producers. We will break down ‘the brief’, discuss how tempo, tone/feeling, and theme play a role, examine the reason(s) a song gets selected or not selected, the importance of context in a song, and the lines between the lines. This is an advanced look at sync placements.
10:00 AM (60 min)
Take a Stand: Films For Social Justice
A look into how filmmakers are using their creativity and platforms to highlight social injustices across a variety of subjects. We will talk about how these filmmakers decided to stand up, be brave and tell important stories.
11:45 AM (60 min)
Adapting Books for Film: Finding the Best Stories
Hollywood has been turning books into movies for decades. Increasingly, synergy between book IP (intellectual property) and film drives decision-making at the acquisitions and marketing stages as well. Learn more from this panel of seasoned veterans of the publishing and film industries. Presented in partnership with WriterFest Nashville.
1:30 PM (60 min)
The Great Unknowns: Making a Music Documentary
2:30 PM (60 min)
The Future Film Experience: In Theater vs. Streaming
3:30 PM (60 min)
The Future of Cinema
The relationship between movie theaters and streaming has fueled a debate about the future of movies, yet new records are being set at the box office—at home and worldwide—at the same time options in the home expand. This panel will take a deeper look at the relationship between the two as well as how important diverse voices are to creating cinema fans around the world.
4:00 PM (60 min)
The Future of Music City: Producing Music for Film, Television, & Video Games
When you think of music licensing, complex (and boring) legalese likely comes to mind. Indeed, the process of copyrighting songs for films can get complicated, and often usage restrictions abound. It’s a lot. That’s where Soundstripe comes in. Founded in the heart of Nashville, Soundstripe’s goal from day one is to do everything possible to empower filmmakers to Keep Creating. Hear from the company’s founders as they discuss a multitude of topics, like why it was so important to make it easy, profitable and fun to license music.