Lectures - The International Indie Gathering

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The Indie Gathering Film Festival

Lectures, panel discussions and seminars are included with a weekend or day pass!



Saturday, August 15th, 2020 - Lecture Room

10:30AM-11:30AM

Acting Competition

Preliminaries for the monologue competition. Finalists (1st place winners in each division) will move on to Sunday.

11:30AM-1PM

Script Sessions: Features

Hear scene readings from some of the winning scripts at this year's festival.

1PM-1:45PM

Lecture: Cinematography

with Bill Johns

2PM-3PM

Lecture: Producing

with Johnny Wu

3PM-3:45PM

Lecture: Marketing and Distribution

Bring your marketing and distribution questions for answers from Johnny Wu.  Wu has successfully marketed all his short and feature films, winning awards, guaranteed to be screened at festivals/conventions and getting positive reviews from critics. You will understand how to work with media, how to promote, and how to get your film out to the world. This lecture will also cover how distribution works and what is needed to successfully sell your film.

4PM-4:45PM

Panel Discussion: Directing

5PM-5:45PM

Panel Discussion: Music for Film


6PM-6:45PM

Panel Discussion: Screenwriting

7PM-7:45PM

Lecture: Understanding IMDb

with Bruno Tatalovic

8PM-8:45PM

Lecture: Writing and Producing for Low to No Budgets

With over 45 years experience in the film industry, Ray Szuch is a three time Emmy-winning Producer and three time Telly-winning Executive Producer. Creator of the nationally syndicated show "Horror Hotel". Founder of The Indie Gathering, Horror Hotel, and United Latino Film Festivals. He specializes in producing on micro budgets.

9pm-9:45pm

Lecture: FX Makeup

Sunday, August 16th, 2020 - Lecture Room

11AM-11:30AM

Acting Competition

Finals for all 1st place winners, competing for Grand Champion. Overall winner will be announced at the festival award ceremony.

11:30AM-1PM

Script Sessions: Shorts

Hear scene readings and discussions from some of this year's short script winners.

1PM-1:45PM

Panel Discussion: Acting

2PM-2:45PM

Lecture: Editing

3PM-3:45PM

Panel Discussion: Women in Film

4PM-4:45PM

Lecture: Visual Effects

with Bill Johns

 
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