Wednesday, August 17, 2011

An incredible list of Panels to be held this weekend at the Albuquerque Film Festival

First Things First, Post Production, Masters of Sound:
Ellen Heuer, Foley Artist (Iron Man, Indian Jones, Star Wars Ep. III, Shawshank Redemption, many more)
Jonas Thaler, Senior VP of Post Production, Walden Media
Kimberly Harris, Sound, ADR Dept. (The Dark Knight, The Hurt Locker, Pirates of the Caribbean, many more.

Games, Comics & Movies w/ Marvel Games:
Todd Jefferson, VP of Marvel Games, will discuss everything from Aristotle's hierarchy of story to comic genius.

Hollywood POV:
Todd Jefferson, VP Marvel Games
Monica Jaramillo (Norm Marshall & Associates, VP PR)
Tony Mark (Executive Producer, The Hurt Locker)
Giancarlo Esposito, Actor, Director (AMC’s Breaking Bad, Rabbit Hole)
Ava Jamshidi, ICM
Joshua Michael Stern, Director of Swing Vote with Kevin Costner
Moderator: Sebastian Twardoz, Circus Road Films

Indie DIY - Do It Yourself Filmmaking:
Ashley Fontaine, Fruition
Peter Kershaw, Duchy Parade Films
David Dirks, Entertainment Attorney
Colin Cunningham, Actor, Writer, Producer (Falling Skies, The 6th Day, Best in Show)
Moderator: Gene Grant, Host of New Mexico In Focus on KNME, writer, reporter

Production Incentives and Production Payroll:
Entertainment Partners’ Shawn K. Gillespie (Director, Production Incentive Administration and Finance) and Victoria Rivera (Production Payroll, New Mexico office), will present on production incentives in New Mexico and the U.S., as well as discuss the key facts for dealing with production payroll systems, including fringes, benefits, and guild and union obligations.

The Power of Story:
Michael Wiese: producer, director, author, and publisher of over 100 professional film and video books that are used in over 600 film schools throughout the world.
Alethea Root: award winning director, production designer, West Bank Story, Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, Part Time Fabulous
The Flying Canter Brothers, award winning writers, directors, producers
Jon Fitzgerald, Right Angle Pictures, Co-Founder Slamdance Film Festival
Moderator: Rich Henrich, Founder/Director of The Albuquerque Film Festival and Film 4 Change

This Ain’t No Chick Flick:
Lora Cunningham, NM Actor, Director
Lynette O’Connor, Agent
Melissa Hellman, Producer, Director
Lynda Halligan, Producer and TV Host
Trish Lopez, NM Film Office, Director of NM Filmmakers
Sylvia Caminer, Producer, Director
Moderator: Megan Kamerick, Senior Reporter, New Mexico Business Weekly

Working With Unions:
Tammy Decker, SAG
Jon Hendry, Local 480
Janet Davidson, DGA
Terry Borst, WGA
Moderator: Erica Viking, Morning Host of Coyote 102.5FM

Screenwriting w/ William Akers: