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SIFF 2016 Forums: ShortsFest Weekend – Week 2

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

Visit for expanded descriptions and panelists announcements.

All panels are $10 / $5 for SIFF members unless stated otherwise. Visit for expanded descriptions and panelists announcements.

Friday, May 27
Short Film Happy Hour and Networking Panel
5:00pm – 6:30pm
Make the most of SIFF 2016 and any other festivals you attend through learning techniques from seasoned filmmakers and industry professionals on how to connect with other filmmakers and audience across the Festival.

Saturday, May 28
State of the Short with Kathleen McInnis
1:30pm – 2:30pm
From the (short film) front: five key reasons why “finding your audience” should mean more to you than just filling seats in the theater.

Sunday, May 29
The Art of Writing a Short
1:30pm – 2:30pm
Experienced screenwriters share their knowledge about taking the narrative foundation of your future short to the next level or amplifying your short into a feature.

Monday, May 30
Developing Audience on Social Media
1:30pm – 2:30pm
Meeting your audience where they exist on social media is always changing. Stay ahead of the game with this panel of innovative publicists and experienced short filmmakers.