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SIFF 2016 Forum: Week 1 – Filmmaking Panels

Saturday, May 21, 2016 – 12:30 pm @ 12:30 PM – Sunday, May 22, 2016 – 3:30 pm @ 3:30 PM
SIFF Film Center
305 Harrison St
Seattle, WA 98109
$10 | $5 SIFF Members
SIFF Education

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Saturday, May 21
Getting It Done: Taking Documentaries from Seed to Completion
12:30pm – 1:30pm
SIFF 2016 documentary filmmakers ring in on their challenges and successes as they took their films from a moment of creative inspiration to presenting it on the big screen.

Saturday, May 21
Masterclass with James Schamus
2:00pm – 3:00pm
James Schamus shares his knowledge of the film industry as a producer, studio head, sales agent, and now, director.

Saturday, May 21
Producing: Balancing Art and Commerce
3:30pm – 4:30pm
A panel of feature film producers examine the challenge of creating artistic content while satisfying the commerce required in the film industry.

Sunday, May 22
Scoring the New Storytelling Frontier
12:00pm – 1:30pm
A panel of film composers explore the changing face of composing for the variety of new storytelling platforms.

Sunday, May 22
Light the Set Up: Cinematography Panel
2:00pm – 3:30pm
Women in Film Seattle presents an illuminating panel of professionals representing the variety of jobs on a cinematography crew.