DOC NYC PRO: SMART PRODUCING DAY

Showtimes

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 9:00 AM | Cinepolis Chelsea

Open to these badge holders: All Access, DOC NYC PRO, DOC NYC PRO Second Half, Smart Producing Day Pass. To buy a pass click here.

DOC NYC PRO is co-presented by Amazon Studios.

Producing for documentary film always requires nimbleness and adaptability; real life is prone to presenting unforeseen variables that must be taken into account as you craft your projects. Learn how to roll with the punches, address various challenges and be an effective producer in a competitive landscape.

BREAKFAST 9:00AM-10:00AM

MORNING MANIFESTO 10:00AM-10:30AM
Strategist Brian Newman (Sub-Genre) kicks off this day with his take on the current state of the nonfiction producing landscape.

THE DISTRIBUTION LANDSCAPE: WHERE ARE WE HEADING? 10:30AM-11:40AM
Impact Partners’ Dan Cogan (Icarus) leads this session, along with Tom Quinn (NEON) and Arianna Bocco (IFC Films & Sundance Selects), addressing the distribution landscape over the last 10 years — how it’s changed, where it is now and where it might go in the future. This panel will feature documentary distribution case studies. Co-presented by Impact Partners.

CASE STUDY: LIFE, ANIMATED 12:00PM-1:10PM
Producers Julie Goldman, Carolyn Hepburn and Christopher Clements (Motto Pictures) join director/producer Roger Ross Williams for this special case study on the award-winning Life, Animated. Moderator: Marilyn Ness (Cameraperson, Trapped)

REACHING THE AUDIENCE: PRESS, OUTREACH & MARKETING 2:00PM-3:10PM
Christie Marchese (Picture Motion), Sara Kiener (Cinereach), Michael Premo (Water Warriors), and Adam Segal (The 2050 Group) present case studies and give road maps for the best ways for filmmakers to maximize their audience. Moderator: Esther Robinson (ArtHome)

EVALUATING IMPACT 3:30PM-4:30PM
What does it mean to make an impact? As documentary filmmakers develop marketing plans for their films, impact campaigns continue to rise. Join John Hoffman (Discovery), Meredith Blake (ProSocial), Miriam Horn (Environmental Defense Fund), Lise King and Beth Levison (32 Pills) as they discuss working community outreach and other impact activities into a film’s promotional campaign to bolster reach and bring the messages of their films to a larger audience. Moderated by Eliza Licht (POV). Co-presented by Discovery.

HAPPY HOUR 5:00PM-6:00PM
Co-presented by Discovery

Open to these badge holders: All Access, DOC NYC PRO, DOC NYC PRO Second Half, Smart Producing Day Pass. To buy a pass click here.

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