I was bummed that I missed the Sundance panel on the New World of Indie Distribution.
Luckily, Scott Kirsner has the audio for download on his CinemaTech site. If you see me walking to work, crossing on the orange hand, headphones burrowed into my ears, you know they are speaking well of the future. Check it out (and I guess I should take a cue from Scott and start to record the panels I partake on...).
The Film Panel Notetaker has a few posts up too on some of the other panels. There is enough going on in the panels to fill a full year of film school curriculium. Still, I was hoping to find some more sparks.
I participated in "The Panic Button" and for all the heavyweights participating, I would've thought they'd be more coverage; I guess The Inauguration pulled the press away. Go figure. Maybe the biz is getting tired of hearing the old white guys speak. Reuters was there though. IndieFlix too. I did my best to get the business side (I was the only filmmaker) to recognize that they have to start giving back to the community a bit more if they don't want to see what's vibrant vanish, but Reuters only got the start of that argument.
SF Film Society Blog
Buy your tickets to see #LeahWolchok's #VerySemiSerious at the @sfjewishfilm Saturday August 1!
See #Meru and more #SFIFF theatrical releases coming to #BayArea theaters this month. Read all about it on our blog > blog.sffs.org
Congratulations to Tom Gilroy on winning the 2015 #Djerassi Residency Award / #SFFS Screenwriting Fellowship! Read all about Gilroy and his winning script Our Lady of the Snow on our blog at blog.sffs.org
Buy your tickets to see this #SFFS / KRF Filmmaking Grant Winner #Unexpected by @krisswanberg opening at @roxie_theater tomorrow!!! #SFFSsupports
See @josefkubotawladyka's @manossuciasmovie at @roxie_theater Aug 7! In mean the meantime be sure to apply for the SFFS / KRF Filmmaking Grant at our site sffs.org.
Ya snooze, ya lose. Apply NOW for the FilmHouse Residency program before it's too late! Early Deadline is TOMORROW. Apply at site ASAP > sffs.org
Check out @SOMArts #nightlightparty ! See and experience works from over 50 artists on July 18, 8:30-midnight.
#AardmanAnimations is releasing an advance screening of their new film #ShaunTheSheepMovie August 4 at #ClayTheater! Don't miss the opportunity to meet up with co-directors #MarkBurton and #RichardStarzak who will be answering audience questions after the screening.
Don't forget to check out this gem directed by #LeahMeyerhoff screening 7:00 tomorrow night at @roxie_theater!!!
Filmmaker @mike.day talks about the challenges and adventures behind the making of #TheIslandAndTheWhales in our latest blog post at blog.sffs.org. Check it out! #SFIFF