Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Free filmmaking panels at Austin Film Festival 2006

The following panels at AFF 2006 will be free and open to the public.

Saturday, 10/21
10:45 a.m. - 12 p.m.

KODAK Look Manager System
This workshop is a software-driven application that allows cinematographers to collaborate with labs and post houses. Directors of photography can pre-visualize a scene by modeling the effects of gels, filters, and post-production techniques on Kodak Film Stocks. DPs can then put that look on display for all the team members with the touch of a button.
(Driskill Hotel, Jim Hogg Room)

Young Filmmakers Panel
This is an open panel specially arranged for students ages 9-17. Panelists discuss how they got started in the industry, give words of advice, and answer questions on the craft and business of screenwriting and filmmaking.
James V. Hart
Jake Sawyer
Joseph Staten
Jesse Trussell - moderator
(Texas State Capitol)

Saturday, 10/21
2-3:15 p.m.
Film/Screenwriting School: Is It Worth It, and What’s Next?
Given the high costs at institutions across the country, are film schools and screenwriting programs worth it, or would your tuition be better invested in your first film?
Steve Collins
Crickett Rumley, New York Film Academy
Fred Strype, Sarah Lawrence
Drew Yanno, Boston College
Tom Copeland – moderator
(Texas State Capitol)

If you're interested in filmmaking you owe it to yourself to check out the other panels at AFF - there will be an absolutely insane number of industry professionals in town sharing their expertise with our attendees, often in very intimate settings. Attending filmmakers & screenwriters include: Michael Ian Black, Sydney Pollack, John August, Jessica Bendinger, Steve Faber, Bob Fisher, Peter Hyams, Christopher McQuarrie, Diana Ossana, Anne Rapp, Bill Witliff, and more. If you're on a budget, the $225 weekend badge gets you access to the bulk of the panels and also entitles you to all of the Austin Film Festival's movie screenings, which run October 19 - 26th. There's plenty of time in the week after the panels to go see the films, so you won't miss anything.

Check out this year's Austin Film Festival schedule to see the great films and events taking place in Austin this October.

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