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Moderated by Peter Bart (vice president and editorial director from Variety) the Directors on Directing panel features a who's who of Oscar®-nominated directors on their way to the Kodak Theatre on February 26, 2012.
Moderated by Patrick Goldstein (Los Angeles Times columnist for "The Big Picture"), the festival lit up the marquee with a panel of Oscar®-nominated producers you'll certainly see on the red carpet on February 26, 2012.
Moderated by Anne Thompson from indieWIRE, the It Starts with the Script panelists share their stories of script development, writer's block, book adaptation, and, most of all, tenacity, on the way to getting their movies to the screen.
Moderated by Madelyn Hammond from Madelyn Hammond & Associates, the Creative Forces: Women in the Business panel features five talented producers whose films have been nominated for multiple awards—from drama and comedy to animation and independe
SBIFF panelists talk about working with smaller budgets, the pressures of being on the "Oscar circuit", and how to keep creative and focused on the story at hand.
Top producers discuss the struggle to get a picture funded, ratings battles, making a dramatic film based on a real life event, and more.
The participants in the SBIFF Women's Panel discuss how they got started, their mentors and inspirations, and the positive effect they feel women have on the creative arts.
The SBIFF Writers' Panel discusses film development, research, script evolution, and getting movies to the screen.