LA Shorts Fest


 
COFFEE CHATS 

Friday July 23 @ 12noon

Meet Nat McCormick, Director International Sales & Acquisitions of Affinity Int.

Affinity International is the newly formed foreign sales company jointly owned by two production companies, Odd Lot Entertainment and Bold Films. The company represents international sales and distribution for the feature films of both production entities as well as third party product. Affinity International is committed to supplying the international market place with smart, provocative, commercial feature films that appeal to audiences across the globe.

FOR ADMISSION - Purchase ticket to film program #5 includes chat + cup of joe.

Saturday July 24 @ 12noon

Meet Kim Adelman, short film columnist for indieWIRE

Kim is the author of Making it Big in Shorts: The Ultimate Filmmaker’s Guide to Short Films 2nd edition.  She also reports on short films for indieWIRE.  Previously, Ms. Adelman launched the Fox Movie Channel’s short film program.  The 19 short films she produced for Fox won over 30 awards and screened in over 150 film festivals worldwide, including the Sundance Film Festival four years in a row. 

Meet - Paul Battista

Paul Battista, Esq. is a partner of MindFusion Law where he represents low budget independent filmmakers. He has written directed and produced the low budget independent feature film, Crooks, which has been released by Warner Home Video.  He also has written the book, Independent Film Producing: The Outsider’s Guide To Producing A First Low Budget Film

FOR ADMISSION - Purchase ticket to film program #10 includes chat + cup of joe.

Sunday July 25 @ 12noon

Meet Nadine de Barros, VP, Sales and Acquisitions of Voltage Pictures

Founded in 2005, Voltage Pictures is an international sales, financing & production operation formed as a partnership between sales veteran Nicolas Chartier and producer Dean Devlin. Voltage is proud to present, among others, “The Hurt Locker,” “The Company You Keep,” and “While She Was Out.” Voltage is also involved in selling films and series for television, including, “Leverage” and “The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice.”

FOR ADMISSION - Purchase ticket to film program #15 includes chat + cup of joe.

Monday July 26 @ 12noon

Meet Mona Kwan, Director of Acquisitions and Publicity Jaguar Distribution Corp.

Established in 1983, Jaguar Distribution Corp. is the leading distributor of independent films to the worldwide marketplace.

FOR ADMISSION - Purchase ticket to film program #20 includes chat + cup of joe.

Tuesday July 27 @ 12noon

Meet Aska Yamaguchi, Sales Coordinator, Hyde Park Entertainment

Formed in 1999 by Ashok Amritraj, Hyde Park Entertainment has become one of the leading entertainment companies in Hollywood today. Hyde Park Entertainment has grown into a cutting-edge option to the traditional Hollywood studio system for filmmakers by making it one of the few progressive independent companies that encompasses most elements of a full-fledged studio.

FOR ADMISSION - Purchase ticket to film program #25 includes chat + cup of joe.

Wednesday July 28 @ 12noon

Meet Laurent Boye, JAZO P.R. Publicity & Film Festivals

Laurent handles movie publicity in festivals like Cannes, Berlin, Toronto, Sundance and Dubai.  He has worked with international publicity/marketing teams for the film “Kung Fu Hustle, on the LA premiere of “Wonderful World,” two documentaries in Sundance, “His & Hers” and “Kick In Iran”, two movies in Berlin for the Berlinale, “Greenberg” and “Shutter Island,” and one movie in Cannes, “Blue Valentine”.  This year marks his second as the LA Shorts Fest publicist.

FOR ADMISSION - Purchase ticket to film program #30 includes chat + cup of joe.

Thursday July 29 @ 12noon

Meet the NXT Content Creators, Packaging, Pitching and Presenting Your Digital Content
 
Jason Nadler - UTA Digital Media Agent
Philippa Burgess – Creative Convergence
John Heinsen – Bunnygraph Entertainment
 
FOR ADMISSION - Purchase ticket to film program #35 includes chat + cup of joe.

 

 

 

 
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