An Insider's Guide to Making Ultra Low-Budget Features:
A One Day Seminar
856.6 Film and Television 0.7 CEU $115
The advent of new opportunities in digital technology allows aspiring filmmakers to produce successful films at budgets ranging from $7,000 to $150,000. Explore a range of new opportunities with industry professionals who discuss their experiences and the future of independent filmmaking. Topics covered include how to greenlight your own project; how to budget for under $40,000; finding crew and cast; film versus digital; choosing the best digital format; advances in desktop editing and post production; and new strategies for distribution and marketing.
Guest speakers (subject to availability) include Daniel Myrick, writer/director The Blair Witch Project; Gregory Harrison, editor/director Groove and November (Sundance official selection); Nancy Schreiber, director of photography, and winner, Sundance, best cinematography, November, Henry Barrial, director Some Body," (official Sundance selection) and True Love; and Mark Stolaroff, Prouducer True Love and former principal, Next Wave Films.
UCLA: 146 Dodd Hall
June 18, 1 meeting
GABRIELLE KELLY producer, whose credits include such films as the recent All the Queens' Men (starring Matt LeBlanc) the indie feature Stag, and the family studio feature film D.A.R.Y.L Ms. Kelly has also held production and development positions at Creative Planet, Eddie Murphy Productions, Robert Evans Company and CBS Film and TV. She is president of Rebel Media Inc. which specializes in indie film production, international media, publicity and educational consultancy.
JOHN ALAN SIMON, producer of The Getaway, starring Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger and directed by Roger Donaldson. As president of Discovery Productions, Mr. Simon has been involved in the production, financing, sales and marketing of many successful independent films including The Wicker Man, starring Edward Woodward, The Haunting of Julia, with Mia Farrow and Tom Conti and Basket Case and Out of the Blue, both starring and directed by Dennis Hopper.