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Saturday, October 31 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Independent Filmmaking: The Filmmakers Check-List

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The script is done, the money is raised (or as much as it will be), and it is time for the real fun to begin: shooting schedules, casting, permits, putting together a production team, and resetting the entire film in an apartment. Learn how to put together a comprehensive check-list and how to make the tough decisions that reside within the scope of pre-production so you can leave room for creative choices once you are on set.

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Ashland Viscosi

Moderator; Consultant at Production for Use
Ashland Viscosi is a consulting partner at Production for Use, a boutique firm that offers producer services for hire for television and film projects. In addition to providing consultation services in any area of production, she specializes in crafting investor packets and business... Read More →

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Robert Bauer

producer Baby, Baby, Baby
Bauer made a mess of things as a young truant growing up in europe. His carefully crafted disheveled behavior led to a handful of years in front of the camera – warf's warring protégé in star trek's next gen, johnny horne in david lynch's twin peaks, and of course everyone's favorite... Read More →
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Nicolas Gonda

Co-Founder/CEO of Tugg, Inc.; executive producer Last Days in the Desert, After the Fall; co-producer The Tree of Life; producer To The Wonder, Knight of Cups, The Better Angels
Nicolas Gonda began his film career at Focus Features, working on the publicity, marketing, and worldwide distribution of a number of Academy Award® winning films such as THE PIANIST and ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND. In 2005, he joined the production of Terrence Malick’s... Read More →
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Jan Vardoen

writer/director Autumn Fall
Jan Vardøen is a Norwegian auteur director/producer who has recently moved into the world of film. In 2013 he made the short "Working Stiff", in 2014 the feature "Heart of Lightness" and in 2015 the feature "Autumn Fall". He will be making one feature a year for the forseeable future... Read More →

Saturday October 31, 2015 10:45am - 12:00pm
InterContinental Stephen F Austin, Assembly Room

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