True Crime Stories: Relationships and Responsibilities

There is no doubt that the “true crime” documentary genre is thriving and that such film and television projects are enjoying unprecedented buzz. Studies show that women are their biggest audience, and broadcasters are taking notice. We will explore this phenomenon through an in-depth conversation with creators who make crime stories that matter. By the...


The Art and Science of Independent Film Finance

As the entertainment ecosystem shifts and new platforms and finance models emerge, what are the implications for independent filmmakers and production companies? How do producers stay relevant and build relationships with new investors to secure financing? As distribution windows change and digital platforms evolve, audience data is becoming more important. There is money in the...


Producing A Dynamite Sizzle Reel: The Key to the Sale

Heard the buzz about how critical a sizzle reel is to a sale but not sure what it’s all about? Looking to hear the insiders’ take on how to produce the most effective reel possible? Join television/digital packaging agent Jim Arnoff who will share his insights on the ingredients of a powerful sizzle reel. He...