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Ampav Announces Cannes 2013 Programming

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by Sydney Levine
May 14, 2013 3:30 PM
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Well-known filmmakers, movie executives and journalists will be among those featured during the upcoming Industry In Focus Series at The American Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival for its 25th Anniversary, it was announced by Julie Sisk, Founder and Director of The American Pavilion.

Among those scheduled to participate in relevant and timely industry panels, seminars and “In Conversation” one-on-one dialogues are: James Toback, Randy Quaid, Will Forte, Stephen Frears, Cliff Martinez and many more.
           
There will also be discussions with top executives from such film companies as RADiUS-TWC and Participant Media, as well as representatives from ICM, WME, Paradigm and The Sundance Institute. Journalists from The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, Deadline Hollywood and The Los Angeles Times, among others, will serve as moderators for the Series.
The diverse topics being covered in the Series include: 3D Content Creation, Women in Film,
Marketing and Distribution, Digital Hollywood, American Directors in Film, Music In Film,
The State of the Indie Film Industry, American Producers, An Emerging Filmmaker Showcase,
In Conversation talks with Randy Quaid and Will Forte and a special critic’s panel in honor of Roger Ebert.

The following is the full programming schedule.  All Schedule, panels and guests are subject to changes and additions.

THE AMERICAN PAVILION- FULL CANNES 2013 PROGRAMMING LINE UP

Schedule                                                          

·       Thursday, May 16 at 3pm - Industry In Focus: 3D Content Creation: From Script to Business
·       Friday, May 17 at 3pm – Industry In Focus: Women in Film – moderated by Jacqueline Lyanga
·       Saturday, May 18 at 11am – Industry In Focus: Marketing and Distribution – moderated by Dana Harris
·       Saturday, May 18 at 3pm – Industry In Focus: Digital Hollywood – moderated by Kevin Winston
·       Sunday, May 19 at 3pm – In Conversation: American Directors in Film – moderated by Aaron Hillis
·       Sunday, May 19 at 9pm - Queer Night Party
·       Monday, May 20 at 11am - Industry In Focus: Finance - moderated by Pam McClintock
·       Monday, May 20 at 3pm - Industry In Focus: State of the Indie Film Industry - moderated by Pete Hammond
·       Tuesday, May 21 at 2pm - Industry In Focus: American Producers - moderated by Scott Macaulay
·       Tuesday, May 21 at 3pm- Music In Film-moderated by Thom Powers.
·       Wednesday, May 22 at 2pm – In Conversation with Randy Quaid – moderated by Logan Hill
·       Wednesday, May 22 at 3:30pm – In Conversation with Will Forte – moderated by Kyle Buchanan
·       Thursday, May 23 – 10:30am- Emerging Filmmaker Showcase
·       Thursday, May 23 at 3pm – Roger Ebert –Special Critics Panel – Moderated by Annette Insdorf

                                                                                                           

THURSDAY, MAY 16

 
3PM
3D Content Creation: From Script to Business
Workshop and reception sponsored by 3D Stereo MEDIA and XPAND, with participation of the International 3D Society
 
4:40PM-6PM
 3D Networking Reception
 

_______________________________________________________________________________

FRIDAY, MAY 17

3PM

INDUSTRY IN FOCUS: WOMEN IN FILM
·       Kate Gerova (Creative Director, Birds Eye View)  
·       Rosie Wong (Sundance Institute)
·       Anne Hubbell (Tangerine Entertainment)
·       Amy Hobby (Producer, Shepard & Dark)
·       Moderated by:  Jacqueline Lyanga (Director, AFI Fest)
________________________________________________________________________________
 

SATURDAY, MAY 18

11AM

INDUSTRY IN FOCUS: GETTING YOUR FILM TO MARKET: MARKETING + DISTRIBUTION TIPS FROM THE EXPERTS
·       Ryan Werner
·       Marian Koltai-Levine (PMK-BNC)
·       Michael Benaroya (CEO, Benaroya Pictures) 
·       Lisa Perkins (VP, International Marketing & Publicity, Exclusive Media)

·       Moderated by:  Dana Harris (Editor-in-Chief, Indiewire)

3PM

INDUSTRY IN FOCUS: DIGITAL HOLLYWOOD
·       Col Needham (Founder & CEO, IMDb)
·       Jonathan Marlow (Co-founder/Chief Content Officer, Fandor)
·       Steve Beckman (FilmBuff)
·       Amy McGee (ZEFR/Movieclips.com)
·       Moderated by: Kevin Winston (Digital LA)
_______________________________________________________________________________
 
SUNDAY, MAY 19
3PM
IN CONVERSATION: AMERICAN DIRECTORS IN CANNES
·       Jim Mickle (We Are What We Are)
·       David Lassiter (The Opportunist)   
·       David Lowery – (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints)
·       James Toback (Seduced and Abandoned)
·       Moderated by: Aaron Hillis  (Video Free Brooklyn)

_______________________________________________________________________________

MONDAY, MAY 20

 
11AM
INDUSTRY IN FOCUS: FINANCING A FILM IN 2013
·       Nick LoPiccolo (Paradigm)
·       Peter Trinh (ICM Partners)
·       Deborah McIntosh (WME)
·       Paul Miller (Film Financing, Doha Film Institute)
·       Bill Lischak  (Co-President of OddLot Entertainment)

·       Moderated by: Pamela McClintock (The Hollywood Reporter)

3PM

INDUSTRY IN FOCUS:  STATE OF THE INDIE FILM INDUSTRY
·       Tom Quinn (Radius-TWC)
·       Michael Sugar (Anonymous Content)
·       Rena Ronson (UTA)
·       Jim Berk (Participant Media)
·       John Cooper (Sundance Institute)
·       Moderated by: Pete Hammond (Deadline Hollywood)
________________________________________________________________________________
 

TUESDAY, MAY 21

2PM

INDUSTRY IN FOCUS: AMERICAN PRODUCERS IN CANNES
·       David Lancaster (Only God Forgives)
·       Nick Schumaker (We Are What We Are)  
·       Jay Van Hoy and Lars Knudsen (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints) 
·       Emily Wachtel (Shepard & Dark)
·       Moderated by: Scott Macaulay (Filmmaker Magazine) 
3PM
INDUSTRY IN FOCUS: Music In Film
  • Cliff Martinez (Composer, Only God Forgives)
  • Gingger Shankar (Composer, Monsoon Shootout)
  • Moderated by: Thom Powers (TIFF)
________________________________________________________________________________
 
WEDNESDAY, MAY 22
 
2PM
IN CONVERSATION WITH RANDY QUAID:
Moderated by: LOGAN HILL

   

3:30PM
IN CONVERSATION WITH WILL FORTE (NEBRASKA): 
Moderated by: KYLE BUCHANAN (VULTURE)

__________________________________________________________________________

THURSDAY, MAY 23

3PM

SPECIAL FILM CRITICS PANEL – IN HONOR OF ROGER EBERT

·       Michael Phillips (Chicago Tribune)

·       Kenneth Turan (LA Times)
·       Eric Kohn (IndieWire)
·       Moderated by: Annette Insdorf (Director of Undergraduate Film Studies, Columbia University)

EMERGING FILMMAKER SHOWCASE

10:30AM - 1:00PM-

Student Short Films & Student Documentaries

4:30PM - 6:15PM-

Emerging Short Films & Documentaries
 
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ABOUT THE AMERICAN PAVILION
Celebrating our 25th year as the center of American hospitality for the film industry in Cannes, The Pavilion brings professionals and emerging filmmakers together.
The American Pavilion is the center of activity at the Cannes International Film Festival for the American film community, offering membership for professionals, provocative and insightful programming, immersive student programs, the Emerging Filmmaker Showcase and more.
Serving as a communication and hospitality center for the thousands of Americans in Cannes during the Cannes Film Festival, The American Pavilion provides an impressive array of facilities and services to the international film community. Since its debut at the 1989 Cannes Film Festival, The Pavilion has become a permanent fixture on the Cannes landscape.
For the corporate sponsors of The American Pavilion, the dozens of exhibitors and office holders, and the thousands of American participants, The American Pavilion accommodates the need for information, orientation and recreation. For the duration of the Festival, The American Pavilion provides both a dynamic business environment and an opportunity to relax in comfortable surroundings.
Just a few steps from the Palais des Festivals, where all the major Festival films are premiered, and with a panoramic view of the Bay of Cannes, The American Pavilion is the perfect place to transact business, share ideas and effectively reach the thousands of affluent international business travelers who attend the Festival every year. 

Free Indie Movies and Documentaries    

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