Taking place during the 31st annual Independent Film Week (formerly IFP Market), IFP’s five-day Independent Filmmaker Conference is the must-attend event for film and media professionals to learn how today’s creative choices and business decisions are impacting tomorrow’s artists, industry and audiences – and shaping the future of independent film and media-making.
Bringing together over 2,000 top business executives, filmmakers, producers, students, distributors and new media pioneers in New York City for innovative panel discussions, social networking opportunities, and “sneak preview” screenings, the Conference provides all attendees with access and opportunity for emerging filmmakers and seasoned industry professionals alike to learn the latest trends in the art and business of independent filmmaking.
There are a ton of cool workshops and panels taking place, including A Conversation with Mira Nair; Crowd Sourcing: Building Fans, Bloggers, and Press Allies; and Cashing In: Modern Funding Sources.
Dates: September 19-23
Cost: (nonmember prices in parentheses, your student ID should get you membership prices) All-Panel Passes go for $220 ($320); All-Narrative-Panels-Only for $200 ($250); All-Documentary-Panels-Only for $60 ($70), and Single Panel Passes go for $20