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Welcome to the 2016 Lone Star Film Festival in Sundance Square - Fort Worth, Texas
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Friday, November 11 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
PANEL: The Business of Filmmaking

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THE BUSINESS OF FILMMAKING - the work before and after you make a movie
presented by Sundance Institute

Yes, filmmakers love the creative side of making a movie but the business side can make or break a film.  This discussion will navigate the business considerations of indie filmmaking from financing through distribution.

Pinnacle Bank is a proud supporter of the Fort Worth Film Commission's Filmmakers' Lounge at the Lone Star Film Festival.

*All-Access Badge is required to attend this panel discussion


Liz Manashil

Liz earned her B.A. in Film and Media Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, and her M.F.A. from USC's School of Cinematic Arts. Post graduation, Liz spent several years as a film critic for the PBS/Hulu series JUST SEEN IT (which she also helped produce and direct). Overlapping this, Liz worked with distribution guru Peter Broderick. Her debut feature, BREAD AND BUTTER, was called “an absolute must-watch... Read More →


Rebecca Eskreis

REBECCA ESKREIS is a New York native, with roots in the Los Angeles and Austin filmmaking communities. She is Associate Producer of Jonathan Demme’s concert film JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE + THE TENNESSEE KIDS (Toronto International FF, 2016); Producer of the forthcoming INFINITY BABY (2017), starring Kieran Culkin, Martin Starr and Kevin Corrigan; Writer/Director of the short NOODLING (Deadcenter FF, 2012); and Producer of INTO THE UNKNOWN (Palm... Read More →

David Lowery

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Christian Sosa

Christian Sosa – resides in Austin, TX and graduated from Red McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas in Austin with a degree in Finance. Early industry experience began in post-production/production accounting, foreign sales agreements, line producing/production management, and royalty accounting. In 2008, Sosa produced 2 features (The Eves, Buck Wild) in Goliad, Texas for 39 oil/gas investors, handling everything from... Read More →

Friday November 11, 2016 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Filmmakers Lounge 200 Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Attendees (15)