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Welcome to the 2016 Lone Star Film Festival in Sundance Square - Fort Worth, Texas
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Saturday, November 12 • 4:00pm - 4:45pm
PANEL: The Marriage Between Creative and Business

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The Marriage Between Creative and Business

Contracts, insurance policies, funding - these are not the things that attract someone to become a filmmaker.  They are, however, extremely important.  If a creative is unable to navigate in this world, he or she needs a partner to help them along the way.  Join this panel of business and creatives as they talk shop about working relationships and the business of film.

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

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Chad Mathews

Executive Director, Lone Star Film Society
Filmmaker and founder of the Hill Country Film Festival in Fredericksburg, TX, Chad Mathews joined the LSFF team in 2015 as the organization's film society and festival director. Having worked as a screenwriter, actor and director, Chad spent 15 years in Los Angeles before moving back to Texas to pursue a career in the film festival world. 


Ashley Hunter

Principal, HM Risk Group
I started my career in insurance after receiving my undergraduate degree in Music Theory and Composition from Centenary College of Louisiana, and my graduate degree in Finance from Texas A&M University. So, I am certain that you can see the connection!  I was like many college graduates who started in the business – it was the only industry willing to pay liberal arts majors an outrageous salary for a non-desk position. I... Read More →
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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 →

Joel Timmer

Dr. Timmer has worked for the Federal Communications Commission and for a consulting firm that provided business and regulatory advice to major entertainment companies. Other professional experiences include stints as a business writer, a commercial credit analyst, and a salesperson of TV advertisements. Dr. Timmer specializes in government regulation of the media business. His published work in Communication Law and Policy has dealt with... Read More →

Saturday November 12, 2016 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Sundance Square Pavilion 420 Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

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