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SAG - AFTRA

JULY 17 - 28, 2024

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Canadian Screen Awards Qualifying
Goya Awards Qualifying

Oscar® Qualifying
                            BAFTA Qualifying

The World's Most Prestigious Short Film Festival

THURSDAY
JULY 20

4:00-5:00 PM

Shorts-to-features

Making the jump from short film to feature length film. A panel and Q&A with indie filmmakers who transitioned into short film production to making their first feature films.  

FRIDAY
JULY 21

4:00-5:00 PM

DIRECTING 

 Directing for Indie Films and Studio Productions with Director Adam Newacheck (Workaholics, Idiot Sitter) will talk about his career in directing indie films as well as studio productions. 

SUNDAY
JULY 23

4:00-5:00 PM

storytelling

Learning Your Authentic Lens with writer Lisa Ebersole - Writer, filmmaker, Lisa Ebersole, will walk filmmakers through her successful steps to best hone your authentic voice in the filmmaking process. 

MONDAY
JULY 24

4:00-5:00 PM

oNLINE
CONTENT

Creating Online Content with comedian, writer Kurt Maloney" - Creating online content is a tricky process, but comedian and writer, Kurt Maloney, has a career in writing/creating digital content independently and for companies like Smosh.

TUESDAY
JULY 25

4:00-5:00 PM

PITCHING 

The Art of Pitching

 Writer, showrunner, Chris Amick, will walk filmmakers through his focused process on how to best pitch your project to studios.

WEDNEDAY
JULY 26

4:00-5:00 PM

ANIMATION

The Animation Social Hour with animation guru, Marlene Sharp, hosts a panel of highly successful animation professionals about their careers, the state of animation, their passions, advice for up-and-comers, plus much more!

THURSDAY
JULY 27

4:00-5:00 PM

SCREENPLAY READINGs

Come hear the table reading of the winner of the LA Shorts Screenplay Competition. 

FRIDAY
JULY 28

4:00-5:00 PM

social
media

Using Social Media to Build Your Brand.    Jessica Lancaster returns to LA Shorts with her highly successful social media tips and tricks to best build your online presence for your career and films. 

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