Synopsis: As all of us navigate the future of the festival circuit, we’re finding ourselves with more questions than answers. Festivals and filmmakers are pivoting in various directions in response to different circumstances with varying degrees of success. As we move forward, FFA and our member festivals, and Festival Formula, all believe that communication and transparency are critical to the sustainability of the film festival industry.
Join speakers from several representative festivals who will share their ideas about how filmmakers can be innovative, strategic and realistic about the near future of the film festival circuit. Register and submit your questions in advance:
*Jessie Fairbanks (Director of Programming at Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival & Programmer for Tribeca & Mountainfilm)
* Bears Rebecca Fonte (Founder & Artistic Director of Other Worlds Austin & Board Member at Agliff)
* Daniel Sol (Festival Director of HollyShorts Film Festival)
*Thom Powers (Artistic Director of DOC NYC & Doc Programmer for TIFF)