April's Tst: Filmmaking Is A Nifty Career Choice

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Women in Film/Seattle says
"Filmmaking is a Nifty Career Choice".
Special Screening and Panel Discussion
Presented by Women in Film in collaboration with NFFTY

Women in Film hosts a panel discussion in collaboration with National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY), the world's largest film festival for emerging directors under 24 years of age.

Join us for a discussion with young, and experienced filmmakers who provide a perspective on the industry: how to get in, what the struggles are, and how to overcome.

Hosted by Isabella Price, WIF Events Chair, the panel includes:

Stefanie Malone, Executive Director of NFFTY (National Film Festival for Talented Youth), Educational Chair for Women in Film Seattle. Stefanie is a multiple Emmy-winning producer and was formerly Director of Community Engagement & Educationat KCTS-TV.

Jacob Leander, award winning film/commercial producer and head of production at Rational Interaction advertising agency, formerly Director of Operations for NFFTY and member of their Board of Directors. Jacob has experience ranging from commercials, reality TV to features; he's honed his talents in many aspects of filmmaking over his 10-year career.

Lael Rogers, migrated from Alaska to Seattle and directed and edited her thesis film which screened in 2015 at National Film Festival of Talented Youth, Local Sightings, and the Marfa Film Festival. She won the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council Individual Artist's award for her work on Collision, which we will screen before the panel discussion.

Kathryn Joy Goddard, story-teller, blogger, adventurer. Kathryn is building her career as a freelance filmmaker in Seattle.

Amy Enser, award-winning freelance filmmaker with experience in documentary and narrative film, formerly the Creative Director at Studio, 216 Inc. Amy received a film fellowship from Seattle U. and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She teaches advanced editing at Seattle Film Institute and works with youth development programs for the Seattle International Film Festival.

Venue: SIFF Film Center Theater
http://www.siff.net/cinema/cinema-venues/siff-film-center

6:30 pm - 7:10 pm Networking and Meet & Greet
7:10 Welcome!
7:20 Collision (2015, RT: 15:00) A 17-year-old car crash survivor struggles to separate fantasy from reality as she confronts demons from her past.
7:35 Panel Discussion
8:45 Q&A
9:00 pm Wrap out


NFFTY runs April 28-May 1, 2016 -- Get tickets here: http://www.nffty.org
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By: Women in Film/Seattle

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