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Saturday, March 14
 

12:30pm

Breaking Up with TED

Speakers
avatar for George Burroughs

George Burroughs

Creative Director, The Brookings Institution


Saturday March 14, 2015 12:30pm - 12:45pm
ACC Room 15 Austin Convention Center

12:50pm

Diversity in Film: The University's Role

Speakers
avatar for Miranda Sherman

Miranda Sherman

Dir, External Affairs, NYU
Miranda Sherman is the Director of External Affairs for the Cinema Research Institute and the NYU Production Lab, where she engages research fellows and film students in conversations about and applications of strategies for successful (sustainable) careers in film. Miranda believes... Read More →


Saturday March 14, 2015 12:50pm - 1:05pm
ACC Room 15 Austin Convention Center

1:10pm

Cinema Culture: The Power of Communal Experience

Speakers
avatar for Anna Feder

Anna Feder

Dir of Programming, Bright Cinema at Emerson College
Anna Feder has been working with film festivals in various capacities for two decades. Currently, she is a programmer at the BostonLGBT film festival. She serves on the advisory board of Press Pass TV, a position she has held for the past six years. She serves as the Networking Program... Read More →


Saturday March 14, 2015 1:10pm - 1:25pm
ACC Room 15 Austin Convention Center

2:00pm

Why the Future of Film Depends on Social Media

Speakers
avatar for Jenn Deering Davis

Jenn Deering Davis

Co-Founder, Union Metrics
For the past five years, I've been working at and on Union Metrics, the social media analytics company I helped found. Currently, I am Editor-in-Chief at Union Metrics, where I'm responsible for our communication strategy and product messaging. I'm also deeply involved in our customer... Read More →


Saturday March 14, 2015 2:00pm - 2:15pm
ACC Room 15 Austin Convention Center

2:20pm

The Link Between Social Media and Box Office

Speakers
avatar for David Herrin

David Herrin

Head of Research, United Talent Agency
David Herrin is Head of the Research Department at premier global talent and literary agency UTA where he oversees all agency research activity on behalf of more than 180 agents representing a globally recognized roster of top film and television stars, screenwriters, directors, producers... Read More →


Saturday March 14, 2015 2:20pm - 2:35pm
ACC Room 15 Austin Convention Center

2:40pm

Be the Change

Speakers
avatar for Jeffrey Abramson

Jeffrey Abramson

SVP / Brand Strategy & Alliances, Broad Green Pictures
Jeffrey Abramson is a seasoned integrated marketing strategist who specializes in connecting brands, artists, and influencers. He began his career at Miramax films before spending 12 years with Gen Art, most recently as the company’s Co-President and previously as SVP of its Film... Read More →


Saturday March 14, 2015 2:40pm - 2:55pm
ACC Room 15 Austin Convention Center

3:30pm

DIY Filmmaking Tips and Techniques

Speakers
LT

Laura Terruso

Filmmaker, Hello My Name is Doris
Laura Terruso is a New York City based writer and filmmaker. Most


Saturday March 14, 2015 3:30pm - 3:45pm
ACC Room 15 Austin Convention Center

3:50pm

Story of a Working-Class Screenwriter

Speakers
avatar for Mike Jones

Mike Jones

Writer, Standard Ink Inc
Mike Jones is journalist and screenwriter based in Northern California. As a journalist Jones was on the editorial staffs of Filmmaker Magazine, Indiewire and Variety before moving to screenwriting. He has written films for Warner Bros, HBO, Columbia, and Fox among others. He recently... Read More →


Saturday March 14, 2015 3:50pm - 4:05pm
ACC Room 15 Austin Convention Center

4:10pm

VHS: Never Forget

Speakers
ZC

Zack Carlson

Writer, Bleeding Skull
Zack Carlson is a writer, producer and cheeseburger enthusiast in Austin. He was a lead film programmer for Fantastic Fest and the original Alamo Drafthouse for uncountable years, and is the co-writer/editor of the Fantagraphics Book’s release Destroy All Movies!!!: The Complete... Read More →


Saturday March 14, 2015 4:10pm - 4:25pm
ACC Room 15 Austin Convention Center
 
Sunday, March 15
 

12:30pm

For Hollywood, The Future is Not Evenly Distributed

Speakers
avatar for David Larkin

David Larkin

Founder/CEO, Gowatchit.com
David is the Founder and CEO if GoWatchit.com, a search engine and universal queue for movies.


Sunday March 15, 2015 12:30pm - 12:45pm
ACC Room 15 Austin Convention Center

12:50pm

1:10pm

Can A Film Be Banned In the US?

Speakers
avatar for Christian Blauvelt

Christian Blauvelt

Deputy Editor/Culture, BBC.com
Christian Blauvelt is Deputy Editor-Culture of BBC.com in New York. He commissions and edits stories related to film, TV, music, art and books, helps to manage a team of writers, and makes frequent TV appearances on BBC World News’ Talking Movies show and the CBS New York Sunday... Read More →


Sunday March 15, 2015 1:10pm - 1:25pm
ACC Room 15 Austin Convention Center

2:00pm

2:20pm

Big Picture Thinking for Creative Communities

Speakers
avatar for Katherine Oliver

Katherine Oliver

Principal, Bloomberg Associates
Katherine Oliver is currently a principal partner at Bloomberg Associates, a newly established international consulting firm founded by Michael Bloomberg as a philanthropic venture to help city governments improve the quality of life of their citizens. Previously, Oliver served as... Read More →


Sunday March 15, 2015 2:20pm - 2:35pm
ACC Room 15 Austin Convention Center

2:40pm

Digital Touch vs. The Human Touch – Making the Best of Both

Speakers
avatar for Susan Kirr

Susan Kirr

Line Producer
Susan Kirr worked as a journalist for 10 years in Tokyo, Dallas and Austin, before segueing into the film industry, and she has worked in film in the Southwest for 15 years. She has line produced feature films for Terrence Malick (The Tree of Life), Michael Winterbottom (A Mighty... Read More →


Sunday March 15, 2015 2:40pm - 2:55pm
ACC Room 15 Austin Convention Center

3:30pm

How To Make A LAIKA Film In 300,000 Camera Clicks

Speakers
avatar for Mark Shapiro

Mark Shapiro

Brand Mgmt, LAIKA
MARK SHAPIRO’s diverse marketing and communications career has taken him across the United States, working in brand development, advertising, public relations, film production and writing for companies including Nike, Town & Country Magazine and Upper Deck.


Sunday March 15, 2015 3:30pm - 3:45pm
ACC Room 15 Austin Convention Center

3:50pm

Hand-drawn Animation: Magic Between the Sheets

Speakers
avatar for Danny Madden

Danny Madden

Dir & Animator & Stuff, ALL YOUR FAVORITE SHOWS!
Grew up in the southeast making movies with family and friends. Writes, directs, and animates the films of Ornana, which has had three animated shorts and one live-action feature play at SXSW:


Sunday March 15, 2015 3:50pm - 4:05pm
ACC Room 15 Austin Convention Center

4:10pm

Pixar’s LAVA: Telling a Story Through Song

Speakers
JM

James Murphy

Dir, Pixar / LAVA
James Ford Murphy joined Pixar Animation Studios in 1996. He began working as an animator on “A Bug’s Life,” “Toy Story 2,” and the Academy Award®-winning features, “Monsters, Inc.,” “Finding Nemo,” “The Incredibles,” and “Ratatouille.” Murphy served as... Read More →


Sunday March 15, 2015 4:10pm - 4:25pm
ACC Room 15 Austin Convention Center