INDUSTRY
SESSIONS

SATURDAY
JULY 23

4:00-5:00 PM

Top industry producers and execs get into the nitty-gritty of getting a short film made into a full length feature. 

SUNDAY
JULY 24

4:00-5:00 PM

An in depth discussion of the importance of women storytellers and female centered roles in the film and TV industry.

MONDAY
JULY 25

4:00-5:00 PM

How to break into the world of animation? This is your chance to listen and ask questions to some of the top animation producers and creators in Hollywood. 

TUESDAY
JULY 26

4:00-5:00 PM

Top social media marketers from the film/tv industry dive into how the entertainment space is shaped by social media marketing and the crucial value a good social strategy adds to your next project.

WEDNESDAY
JULY 27

4:00-5:00 PM

Come listen to actors read LA Shorts  3 screenplay competition finalist for industry professionals.

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WOMEN IN CINEMA

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SCREENPLAY READINGs

ANIMATION

One Session $15

Admission to any 1 industry session $15

All-Access Session Package $20

 

Admission to all 5 industry sessions for ONLY $20

 

SHORTS-TO-FEATURES

Top industry producers and execs get into the nitty-gritty of getting a short film made into a full length feature.

 

Saturday, July 23, 4:00 PM 

 

Guest speakers

  • Lauren Lukow / Manager of Producing and Artist Support / Sundance Institute Feature Film Program

  • Benjiman Weissner / VP Sales and Distribution / Vanishing Angle (Thunder Road)

  • Sammy Warshaw / Producer / Original Film (Sonic)

WOMEN IN CINEMA

An in depth discussion of the importance of women storytellers and female centered roles in the film and TV industry.

 

Sunday, July 24, 4:00 PM 

 

Guest speakers

  • Nicole Brookman / Talent Agent / CAA

  • Elisa Kalani / Writer/Director / Creator of 86ed Webseries

  • Barbara Twist / Director of Partnerships / Vidiots Foundation

  • Maikiko James / Director of Programs / Women in Film

 

ANIMATION

Jared Nigro will host an animation panel discussing story and characters from sketching to developing to writing and animating with writers, showrunners, producers, and studio executives in the animation world. 

 

Monday, July 25, 4:00 PM 

 

Guest speakers

  • TBA

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

Top social media marketers from the film/tv industry dive into how the entertainment space is shaped by social media marketing and the crucial value a good social strategy adds to your next project.

 

Tuesday, July 26, 4:00 PM 

 

Guest speakers

  • Carly Kaplan / Social Media / Amazon

  • Tarreyn Van Slyke / Social Media / Nickelodeon

  • Courtney Dietz / Social Media / Vanishing Angle (Thunder Road)

 

SCREENPLAY READINGS - Script Competition Finalist

Come listen to actors read LA Shorts 3 screenplay competition finalist for industry professionals.

 

Wednesday, July 27, 4:00 PM 

 

Finalists

  • The Association by Narmar Hanna

  • The Last Creation by Brad Cooper

  • Last Ship East by Eris Qian

Industry Sessions will take place at The Federal outdoor back patio 
5303 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601

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THE FEDERAL NOHO 

The Federal – NoHo's Premier Restaurant and Nightclub 

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PARKING
 
If you plan on attending industry session and seeing a short film program we recommend the parking lot located at 11144 Weddington St. (1/2 block East of Lankershim Blvd., 1 block North of the Theatre) on the south side of the street. 

THE LOT IS ALSO LABELED "5250 PARKING".
 
Parking in this structure is $2.25 for 3.5  hours with a theatre validation.
 
There is metered and non-metered street parking surrounding the Theater, please be sure to read parking signs carefully for rates and time restrictions.
 
The Federal parking lot – is located directly behind the building, the entrance is on Weddington St.