March 21, 2021
BARB/Doe Eye Media
Kitchen Table Talk
Hairuona Film Festival
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Where to Start If You Wanna Make a Film
A diverse panel of Canadian Content Producers in conversation with HFF participants sharing their perspectives, experiences, and day-to-day realities of the film/screen content business in North America and around the world. The discussion will include training, talent development, finding the money (crowdfunding and other financing options), the value of a business strategy in maximizing time, taking advantage of available resources, identifying the core audience of a project, pitching the project, and producing market-ready content with micro budgets.
Panelists: Amar Wala, (Producer/Director, Secret Trial Five), Shenaz Baksh (Media Arts Educator), Orla La-Wayne Garriques (Marketing Executive, OG & CO), Juan Baquero (Director, Twice Upon A Time, Hot Docs Associate International Programmer), Fraser Wrighte (Arts Administrator), Moderator: Marva Ollivierre, BARB/Doe Eye Media Kitchen Table Talks