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Workers Unite Film Festival: Activist Filmmaker Bootcamp & After Party
May 20, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm$40
Are you passionate about economic justice, social justice and workers’ rights? Are you a storyteller who is interested in the filmmaking process, but don’t know where to begin? Join Workers Unite Film Festival for the third annual Activist Filmmaker Bootcamp, which will be led by veteran directors who will provide emerging artists with industry insights on making and distributing progressive documentaries.
Guests will learn the ins and outs of the filmmaking process and discuss topics including finding your story, financing your project and publicizing your film. All participants will receive a complimentary one-year subscription to Videomaker Magazine, lunch and refreshments.
Bootcamp leaders include Erica Anderson, head of crowdfunding and education at Seed&Spark; Deirdre Fishel, founder of Mind’s Eye Productions and associate professor at the City College of New York, whose films have competed at Sundance and SXSW; Roselly A. Torres Rojas, distribution and marketing director for Third Wheel Newsreel; John Trigonis, creative strategist at Indiegogo; and more.
Purchase your tickets today. Afterwards, stay for the after party down the block: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/program-34-35-third-annual-wuff-activist-filmmaker-bootcamp-party-tickets-33939153923
Now in its sixth year, the annual Workers Unite Film Festival brings together activists, academics and filmmakers of all ages and backgrounds for a celebration of social justice and the arts. Through dozens of documentary screenings, community forums, and interactive events across New York City, the festival provides working people with a platform to tell their stories while leading a movement for meaningful change.