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Saturday, June 8th
11:30AM-8PM


11:30AM-1PM
Lecture:
Producing, Marketing, and Distribution

Bring your questions for answers from Johnny Wu.  Wu has successfully marketed all his short and feature films, winning awards, guaranteed to be screened at festivals/conventions and getting positive reviews from critics. You will understand how to work with media, how to promote, and how to get your film out to the world. This lecture will also cover how distribution works and what is needed to successfully sell your film.

1PM-3PM
Script Sessions

Select scenes from some of the 2019 Horror Hotel screenplay winners.

3PM-3:45PM
Lecture:
Casting

with Tina Hobbs, owner of HobbsStyle Casting & Production which houses all of her production services. Since 2011, her company has cast and produced numerous projects including feature films, short films, television shows, music videos and theater productions.

4-4:45pm
Panel Discussion:
Acting

5-5:45PM
Panel Discussion:
Directing

6-6:45PM
Indie Filmmaking 101

with Ray Szuch. With over 45 years experience in the film industry, Ray  is a three time Emmy-winning Producer and three time Telly-winning Executive Producer. Creator of the nationally syndicated show "Horror Hotel". Founder of The Indie Gathering, Horror Hotel, and United Latino Film Festivals. He specializes in producing on micro budgets.

7-7:45PM
Panel Discussion:
Editing

8PM-??
Scream Queen & Scream King Competitions

Do you have what it takes to be the next Horror Hotel Scream Queen or Scream King? (Free to compete with day or weekend pass.)

Sunday, June 9th
11:30AM-5PM

11:30AM-
12:30PM

Panel Discussion:
Screenwriting

12:30PM-2PM

Lecture:
Legal Aspects of Filmmaking

with Mary Ellen Tomazic. Learn about all of the legal aspects of filmmaking, as well as the latest on case law updates – state, federal and US Supreme Court cases concerning filmmakers’ issues.

2-2:45PM
Panel Discussion:
Cinematography

3-3:45PM
Lecture:
Visual FX

with Bill Johns, Cinevid Productions

4-4:45PM
Lecture:
Special FX Makeup

 
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