Intro: Joe Novak (AMPIA)
Moderation: George Baptist (Fubar 2, waydowntown)
Panelists: Cam MacGowan & Kyle Thomas (North Country Cinema, The Valley Below), Adam Cronheim (The Battery), Jason & Brett Butler (Mourning Has Broken), Greg & Dallas Lammiman (Remember), Deric Olsen (Common Chord)
The affordable cost of digital filmmaking equipment has created a landslide of opportunity and, conversely, marketplace saturation. It’s the democratization of movie-making. CIFF 2013 is loaded with micro-budget examples of people simply doing what it takes to get their film realized. The Battery, Common Chord, Mourning Has Broken, and Remember are prime examples of ingenuity and perseverance manifest. North Country Cinema’s The Valley Below (currently in production) was one of eight maiden projects made under the new Telefilm Micro-Budget stream. Small budgets, huge steps forward.
The Industry Series is made possible with the generous support of the RBC Emerging Artists Project.