Schedule

FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 2016

OPENING NIGHT

 
6:30PM: WORKSHOP
An Intro to Action with Dylan Hintz
This workshop focuses on bringing practical, professional, and safe training methods for stunts and action in film. There will be live demonstrations and interactive learning.

You will Learn:

  • Methodologies for safe practice in stunt
  • Various forms of stunt technique
  • Tip and Tricks on how to film stunts

Who should attend: Filmmakers, producers, directors, actors, stunt choreographers, editors, writers, creative types, or ANYONE who wants to know about Live Action Filmmaking

8PM: VIP Red Carpet Networking Event Overlooking DC (**Special Event Prizes)


SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2016

10:30AM: DOC Shorts Program 1 (Running Time: Approx. 62 Min) (** Special Q&A with the Filmmakers able to attend.)

  • The Captain: A Bond of Brotherhood Forged in War By Spencer Millsap
  • Square One By Ryan Slattery
  • The Holistic Foundation: Breathing Love into a Community By Chris Farina

12PM:WORKSHOP
Making an Impactful Documentary with Aldo Bello, Chief Creative Officer at Mind & Media
This workshop focuses on Finding your Story, who needs to hear it, and how to tell it for maximum impact. We will discuss important steps in making sure you have all of the elements you need in making a powerful story come to life.

You will Learn:

  • How to tell the story you want to tell
  • Create a production outline
  • How to contact interviewers
  • Possible film festival routes and distribution

Who should attend: Filmmakers, producers, directors, actors, editors, writers, creative types, or ANYONE who wants to know about Documentary Filmmaking

12PM: Shorts Program 1 (Running Time: Approx. 58 Min) (** Special Q&A with the Filmmakers able to attend.)

  • Ebola: In Praise of Prevention By Firdaus Kharas
  • Birthday By DJ Veliz
  • Runner, Runner By Nic Lewis
  • Orshena By Muhammad Bayazid
  • The Gram By Ryan Richmond

1:30PM: DOC Shorts Program 2 (Running Time: Approx. 65 Min) (**Special Guest Speaker from DC Rally for Refugees, Fatima Abby, and Q&A session with filmmakers able to attend.)

  • Boat People By Filipa Queiroz
  • Un/Settled By Rachel Jones
  • For My Friends in Detention By Zebedee Parkes
  • The Island of Tears By Erin Zimmerman

3PM: WORKSHOP
The Business of Indie Filmmaking, Part One: How to get the MONEY with Ron Newcomb
Money is THE number one problem for Indie Filmmakers. Want to know how to be a filmmaker full time without having a part time job on the side? This workshop talks about the necessities of dealing with money, using it to grow your business and to build your audience. This workshop will go through the pre-production to production process of making a film.
You will learn:

  • Options for getting your project FUNDED
  • How to set up an LLC
  • Building your Audience

Who should attend: filmmakers, producers, directors, actors, editors, writers, creative types, or ANYONE who wants to know about INDIE Filmmaking.

4:30PM: DOC Shorts Program 3 (Running Time: Approx. 55 Min) (** Special Q&A with the Filmmakers able to attend.)

  • Trust By Heather Mooney
  • We’re Oyster Farmers By Stefan Beaumont
  • High Chaparral By David Freid
  • Fastest Woman in Africa: Rwanda’s First Female Cyclist By Faustin Niyigena
  • Home on the Range By Erin Rizzo

5PM: Discussion Den Series (DDS)

Filmmakers are highly encouraged to attend this event in order to be featured on our website, social media outlets and DCBX News. If filmmakers cannot attend Saturday evening, there is another DDS on Sunday.

6PM: Shorts Program 2 (Running Time: Approx. 56 Min) (** Special Q&A with the Filmmakers able to attend.)

  • You Deserve Tomorrow By James Davis
  • Raghad By Hadeel Hadidi
  • Apparatus By Devon Roddel
  • The Invisible Truth By Jacob Ferguson
  • Randy By Shawn Ryan
  • I for I By Ashleigh Coffelt
  • Good Side/ Bad Side By David Antoine

7PM: DOC Shorts Program 4 (Running Time: Approx. 57 Min) (** Special Q&A with the Filmmakers able to attend.)

  • The Perfect Selfie By Katherine Dudley
  • Where Did You Sleep Last Night? By John Baynard
  • The Forest’s Edge By Fisher Luke
  • The Fence By Warren Pereira

8PM: VIP Networking Event Overlooking DC (**Special Event Prizes)


SUNDAY, AUGUST 28, 2016

10:30AM: DOC Shorts Program 5 (Running Time: Approx. 59 Min) (** Special Q&A with the Filmmakers able to attend.)

  • Saving Randy By Esther Wayne
  • Reach, Strive, Achieve By Nasreen Alkhateeb
  • Striking a Chord: Instruments of Healing By Susan Rockefeller
  • Code Therapy By Divya Pathak

12PM: WORKSHOP
Protecting your Creative Content
TBA

1:30PM: Shorts Program 3 (Running Time: Approx. 67 Min) (** Special Q&A with the Filmmakers able to attend.)

  • Last Night By Katy Lueck
  • The Rational Thoughts of Raphael By Paul Sekhon
  • Echoes of the Sea By Miguel Rodrick
  • Bonded: The Musical By Nicole Goldstein
  • Zero Hour By Karl Huber
  • Match By Fokke Baarssen

3PM: WORKSHOP
The Business of Indie Filmmaking: Part Two with Ron Newcomb
This workshop will go through the post production, marketing and distribution process.
You will learn:

  • Successful marketing tips
  • Options for getting distribution deals
  • Getting your audience to want more

Who should attend: filmmakers, producers, directors, actors, editors, writers, creative types, or ANYONE who wants to know about INDIE Filmmaking.

4PM: Discussion Den Series
Filmmakers are highly encouraged to attend this event in order to be featured on our website, social media outlets and DCBX News.

4:30PM: DOC Shorts Program 6 (Running Time: Approx. 60 Min) (** Special Q&A with the Filmmakers able to attend.)

  • For the Love of Cats By Hasina Jamal
  • Africa Yoga Project By Andrea Wing
  • The Good Fight By Chrisann Hessing
  • Rainbow Day Camp By Horacio Marquinez

6PM: Awards Ceremony: Red Carpet Event