Filmmakers Summit Virtual Schedule

Moderated by Greg Rhem

Wednesday, September 8, 2021, *Est

11:30am-12:30pm
Brian Keane, Barbara Kopple, Francisco Bello
The Power of Documentary Film & The Collabortive Process: Sound, Direct, Edit

12:35pm-1:05pm
Ivana Jiron
Rental Equipment, Covid Protocols & Cutting Edge Cameras

1:10pm-2:10pm
Douglas Trumbull
Legendary Filmmaker and Visual Effects Pioneer

2:15pm-3:15pm
William Fichtner, Karen Allen, Scott Cohen
ShowBiz: Both Sides of the Lens

Thursday, September 9, 2021, *Est

11:30am-12:00pm
Csilla Criner
On Time & Under Budget

12:05pm-12:35pm
Alexa Whiteside
Navigating the Legal Challenges of Indie Filmmaking 

12:40pm-1:40pm
Jenifer Westphal, Darren Dean, Cynthia Wade
The Producer’s Process: Making Mov’i’es

1:45pm-2:45pm
Jenny Raskin, Aideen Kane, Megan Gelstein
The Realities of Film Financing & Tips to Securing Grants 

2:50pm-3:50pm
Jasper Basch, Emily Russo, Jeff Seelbach
Acquisition and Distribution Phase

Virtual Toast to conclude the Filmmakers Summit & to Kick Off BIFF ’21

Please share on social: #BIFF2021 | @biffma
*We will take a 5min break after each panel for a quick stretch & to allow the next panel to set up.

PRODUCER

  • Carolyn Lancaster
    Carolyn Lancaster
    CL Productions NYC, Filmmaker Summit Producer

MODERATOR

  • Greg Rhem
    Greg Rhem
    Highbridge Dreams & Bronx Brain 64 Producer, Writer, Director, Creative Consultant

PANELISTS

FILMMAKERS

Thank you for joining the Virtual Filmmakers Summit 2021!