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Webinar: Film Financing in Uncertain Times


Webinar: Film Financing in Uncertain Times

“The global COVID pandemic has caused immense shifts across the film industry. With productions halted, film festivals postponed or canceled, and movie theaters closed for the foreseeable future, what does this mean for independent filmmakers seeking to finance their next project?

Join our free webinar, co-presented by Women In Film Los Angeles and Sundance Institute, on April 29 at 11:00 a.m. PDT as industry leaders tackle this question in a free webinar. The event will consist of two parts—the first hour focusing on fiction features, and the second on documentary features. Each part will engage a panel of industry leaders with expertise in the changing world of film finance. They will unpack their insights on the short- and long-term ramifications of the pandemic and offer critical guidance for artists seeking to pivot their financing strategies accordingly.

Confirmed panelists include:
Heather Rae, Illuminative
Maren Olson, CAA
Tracy van Slyke, Pop Culture Collaborative
Julie Rapaport, Amazon Studios

Carrie Lozano, IDA
Cara Mertes, Ford Foundation
Kevin Iwashina, Endeavor Content
Ruth Ann Harnisch, The Harnisch Foundation

*Join us on Wednesday, April 29 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. PDT in our virtual classroom. The webinar will be recorded for viewing for those unable to attend the live event*

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