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2:00 PM (92 min)
Girl Flu
Bird, 12, has to become a woman whether she wants to or not when - in the worst week of her life - she gets her first period, is ditched by her impulsive, free spirited mom, and learns that you can never really go back to where you came from.
4:30 PM (60 min)
Creating for Sync
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Syncing is how music gets placed in films, television, trailers, advertising, and video games. “Creating for Sync” provides the foundation that you need to know on how to have your songs considered for sync placement. The internet has opened many doors for artists and musicians creating opportunity in ways past generations could not even imagine. Learn from some of Nashville’s top music publishers making deals happen every day for their writers on which music technology and sites they recommend for submitting material to be considered for sync placement. Cut through the many options that are out there and learn the best ways and best places to pitch your music.
6:00 PM (90 min)
The Last Songwriter
Featuring Garth Brooks, Emmylou Harris, and Jason Isbell, THE LAST SONGWRITER spotlights a young writer struggling to make a living in the age of streaming as well as those who have crafted the most influential songs of the past twenty-five years.
9:00 PM (83 min)
Finding Kim
50 year-old Kim has made a decision a lifetime in the making: transitioning to a man. FINDING KIM bears witness to the entire process, both physical and emotional, as he experiences life the way he always felt he should: as a happy and confident human being.
1:00 PM (90 min)
How to Market Your Film
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“Oops, we forgot about marketing!” Too often promotion of the film is put on the backburner until the film is ready for market. No more! Discover how to start engaging your audience during production and carry that momentum through your premier.
2:45 PM (60 min)
Conversations with a Film Buyer
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Ever wonder what it is like to be a film buyer? How do you begin a career in Film Acquisitions? How do you determine which types of films to distribute, and the best platform to distribute them on? This conversation with Daisy Hamilton aims to answer some of the questions you may have and many more!
4:00 PM (90 min)
Positioning Your Film For Success
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Film buyers are the gatekeepers who can make a deal with you to distribute your film. Understand their experience and what can make your film stand out from the crowd!
6:45 PM (103 min)
The Scent of Rain and Lightning
When Jody Linder learns her parents' killer has been released from jail, she is forced to revisit old wounds while discovering the destructive power of hate and the true cost of family secrets. Based on the novel THE SCENT OF RAIN & LIGHTNING by Nancy Pickard.
9:15 PM (108 min)
Crisis Mode
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Seven shorts films about encounters with the truly unimagineable.
6:00 PM (86 min)
The Road Movie
Objective dashboard cam videos takes us on a raucous, occasionally hopeful tour of the Russian countryside and national character.
8:15 PM (119 min)
Episodic Showcase
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12:30 PM (72 min)
Arctic Superstar
A Sami rapper dreams of becoming world famous. The only problem is that less than 20,000 people speak his endangered language.
3:00 PM (99 min)
The Gateway Bug
Over 2 billion people on earth eat insects for protein. Following the rise and dramatic fall of edible insect start-ups in America, this inspiring film exposes America’s disconnect with food as climate catastrophe and explores how changing daily eating habits can feed humanity in an uncertain age, one meal at a time.
5:30 PM (103 min)
California Typewriter
CALIFORNIA TYPEWRITER shows a portrait of artists, writers, and collectors who remain steadfastly loyal to the typewriter as a tool and muse. The film also movingly documents the struggles of one of the last standing repair shops in America dedicated to keeping the aging machines clicking.
8:30 PM (92 min)
Filming weddings is a thankless job, so when Alex and Justin get the chance to shoot a destination wedding in Mexico, they take the opportunity to escape their sheltered lives. But, with their boss playing fast and loose with the details, they’ll be lucky to even find it.
1:00 PM (98 min)
The Migrumpies (Die Migrantigen)
For a TV documentary, two unemployed friends, Benny and Marko, pretend to be petty criminals with immigrant background until the coin flips and reality turns against them.
3:30 PM (105 min)
Flowers of Evil (Pahan Kukat)
With unrest long simmering below the surface in a majority immigrant Helsinki suburb, half-brothers Sipe and Juno struggle for a better future, an end to their alienation and to find new opportunities in life.
6:00 PM (100 min)
The Eremites (Die Einsiedler)
Like an abandoned animal that keeps coming back to its territory, an introverted farmer’s son keeps returning to his childhood Alpine home despite his mother’s wishes.
8:00 PM (98 min)
A struggling family in Albania, wrestling with tradition, must unite against a mysterious clan's aggressions, leading to a 'blood feud' that is all too familiar in the Balkans.
2:30 PM (172 min)
JackRabbit 29
When a young couple goes missing in Texas, a large reward is issued for their return. The reward attracts an eccentric mix of characters to the town including bounty hunters, hit-men, and more.
7:00 PM (107 min)
The Exception
A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation.
9:30 PM (103 min)
Window on the World
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From Sweden to South Africa and points between, these six short films take you around the globe!
12:30 PM (95 min)
Cate Blanchett portrays 13 different characters each of which are a physical representation of a single 20th-century art or political movement.
3:00 PM (88 min)
Experimental Showcase
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Experimental films celebrate the art form by challenging our very notions of what "film" is meant to be.
5:30 PM (81 min)
Tennessee Horizon Audience Award Nominees
8:00 PM (110 min)
Straight Into a Storm
Centered around Deer Tick's 10th anniversary, STRAIGHT INTO A STORM is a portrait of a hard rocking band known for their substance-fueled live performances on their evolutionary journey to become one of the greatest cult rock bands of our time.
10:30 AM (75 min)
How I Got My Start (Babacar Diene)
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The film and video industry can be daunting. There are countless challenges and things to account for, but it can be done. Here is the story of how Babacar Diene, the Vice President, Acquisitions and Development at Voltage Pictures got his start.
1:00 PM (90 min)
What I Learned From Making a Series
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You don’t have to learn how to make a successful show the hard way -- not when there is an award winning writer/producer sharing what she’s learned through her career and what she wished someone had told her.
2:45 PM (60 min)
I Finished My Screenplay, Now What?
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Tips for protecting and shopping your new screenplay. This session will cover the basics of WGA registration, copyright registration, submission agreements and underlying rights agreements.
4:00 PM (90 min)
Dealmaking for Writers
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Shopping agreements/development agreements/option purchase agreements/screenwriter agreements. This session will provide an overview of the customary agreements (and deal terms) for the independent screenwriter.
7:00 PM (91 min)
In an effort to make ends meet, John "JT" Turner leaves his family behind to pursue a grueling, yet highly coveted, job in a now booming oil industry. Along the way, he encounters the trials and tribulations shared by thousands of Americans every year as they stake their claim on the American Dream.
1:00 PM (90 min)
Different Approaches to Sync
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There are many ways songs get synced. At this panel, learn the different approaches from some of the most seasoned supervisors in the Industry that have proven successful.
4:00 PM (90 min)
Effectively Uplifting: The nuances of inspirational film
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Inspirational films showcase triumphs of the human spirit. They instill hope, energize dreams...often while relentlessly tugging at the heart strings. The head of development at Walden Media – a company best known for the NARNIA series, BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA and A DOG’S PURPOSE – Naia Cucukov divulges what makes such films tick and the secrets to making them a success.
7:30 PM (99 min)
The Lears
Writer-director Carl Bessai's modern day homage to Shakespeare's KING LEAR is a black comedy about a dysfunctional family headed by patriarch Davenport Lear who tests the love and worthiness of his children at a family retreat as he contemplates his death and legacy.