Filmmaker Roundtables

Open to all Filmmaker pass holders. All Filmmaker Roundtables will be held at:
The Ansgar Media / Village Studios Meeting Rooms
Ace Hotel New Orleans
600 Carondelet St.

TAX INCENTIVES WITH LOUISIANA ENTERTAINMENT
Thursday, Oct 13 | 1:30PM-2:30PM
The Louisiana Office of Entertainment Industry Development’s primary goal is to encourage development in Louisiana of a strong capital base for motion picture production to achieve a sustainable, self-supporting industry.
OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC

Chris Stelly is the Executive Director of Louisiana Office of Entertainment Industry Development.

DISTRIBUTION STRATEGY WITH QUIVER
Thursday, Oct 13 | 3:00PM-4:00PM
Quiver helps filmmakers to distribute to worldwide audiences via video on demand retailers like iTunes, Google Play, and Netflix. Quiver’s parent company, Premiere Digital, is one of the largest digital servicing companies in the world.
OPEN TO FILMMAKER PASS HOLDERS ONLY

Sean Flanagan is the marketing and sales manager of Quiver, the independent film branch of Premiere Digital Services.

VR DEMO WITH SEED & SPARK
Friday, Oct 14 | 12:30PM-1:30PM
Cinematic VR is a new way of telling a story – many of the same filmmaking rules apply, but many are different. Join us for a philosophical and technical discussion on the basics of VR filmmaking. Includes a hands on demo.
OPEN TO FILMMAKER PASS HOLDERS ONLY
Co-presented with NOVAC + NOLA Tech Week

Jessica Kantor is an LA-based director + producer. Her VR film Ashes premiered at Tribeca Film Festival 2016.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES WITH TRIBECA FILM INSTITUTE
Friday, Oct 14 | 4:00PM-5:00PM
Since its inception in 2001, The Tribeca Film Institute has supported artists in scripted and documentary cinema, as well as a growing array of interactive and new media disciplines.
OPEN TO FILMMAKER PASS HOLDERS ONLY

Bryce Norbitz is Manager of Artist Programs at Tribeca Film Institute
Molly O’Keefe is Director of Scripted Programs at Tribeca Film Institute
Opeyemi Olukemi is Senior Director of Interactive Programs at Tribeca Film Institute

REPRESENTATION & FILM FINANCE WITH CAA + CINETIC
Saturday, Oct 15 | 3:30PM-4:30PM
Cinetic Media is a New York-based film and media company that provides clients with advisory services in every aspect of development and operations related to motion pictures.
CAA’s Film Finance Group assists clients in securing financing and distribution, structuring production companies, and executing deals.
OPEN TO FILMMAKER PASS HOLDERS ONLY

Kate Hurwitz is an Acquisitions Executive at Cinetic Media
Tristen Tuckfield is an Agent in the Film Finance Group at Creative Artists Agency (CAA)

COMEDY WRITING: A SERIOUS DISCUSSION
Sunday, Oct 16 | 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Join this group of seasoned writers with experience ranging over film, TV and web, for a free-form discussion of the state of the art.
OPEN TO FILMMAKER PASS HOLDERS ONLY

Brett Gelman is the creator of Brett Gelman’s Dinner in America and has written for The Eric Andre Show.
Jordan Firstman is a writer on Search Party and a three-time NOFF alum.
G. Charles Rogers is a co-creator of Search Party and was a staff writer on Netflix’s Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp.