|April 21, 2012||to||April 22, 2012|
The Documentary Summit is coming to Chicago on April 21-22, 2012. This fantastic two day event is hosted by the authors of The Documentary Film Makers Handbook in association with Columbia College Chicago, Kartemquin Films, Zacuto, Leavens, Strand, Glover & Adler, LLC and Chicago Filmmakers.
The two days are filled with panels that will discuss many of the hot topics surrounding non-fiction. Some of the panelists scheduled to appear are Gordon Quinn of Kartemquin Films, filmmakers Jon Siskel and Greg Jacobs/Louder Than A Bomb and Alicia Sams/By The People: The Election of Barack Obama all speaking about storytelling; attorney Tom Leavens will discuss Clearance and Copyright issues; Casey Callister/Garden Thieves and Tamara Biggs/Chicago History Museum will discuss various kinds of distribution; and Erin Sorenson from the BeCause Foundation will talk about funding documentaries via grants; a whole panel on using social media to fund, promote and marketing your film; DP and editing panel – plus many others!
For more information and to book tickets, go to: www.documentarysummit.com/chicago/
Discount price for IFP/Chicago members: $119 (normally $149) with code: IFPC. Seating is limited so book now!