1. Success Stories


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    Despite the perennial “sky-is-falling” mentality, indie success stories abound. Featuring Ed Gass-Donnelly, Director, Small Town Murder Songs and Jason Eisener, Director, Hobo with a Shotgun. Moderated by Helen du Toit, Creative Director, The Film & TV Forum

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    • The Art of Prep: Directing Workshop with Catherine Hardwicke


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      Your film has been greenlit. Now what?! How do you choose key creative collaborators? What’s your role during a casting session? How do you break down a scene into a shot list? Are storyboards necessary? Floor plans for each set? What are the key questions to ask during a location scout? How do you work with your AD to create a do-able shooting schedule? How do you prep for crowd scenes? Acclaimed director Catherine Hardwicke (Thirteen, Lords of Dogtown, Twilight, Red Riding Hood) is notorious for her extensive prep on a film. Join us as she brings her stories to life, from concept to camera – replete with handouts.

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