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Today, Tomorrow
and the Next 50 Years

The second annual Filmmaker Summit: a day of real conversation with innovative leaders, discussing the current state of our community, next steps and how each and every independent filmmaker can take better control of their creative destiny. It's free to watch and free to attend in person, but you need to register.

Presented by Slamdance, the Workbook Project, and OVA, with support from IndieFlix, Banyan Branch, and the Ford Foundation.

Schedule [PDF]

Plz Retweet: How Social Media Is Changing The Way We Make And Market Movies
Presented by Banyan Branch and IndieFlix. Panelists Include: Scilla Andreen (IndieFlix), Tiffany Shlain (Dir. Connected, Yelp), Brian Newman (subgenre media), Jenny Samppala (Banyan Branch), John Anderson (journalist), Lance Weiler (Pandemic 1.0)

The Vision Machine
The Ford Foundation
presents a discussion moderated by journalist John Anderson with Orlando Bagwell of the Ford Foundation and comic book scribe and filmmaker Greg Pak, whose Vision Machine graphic novel imagines the social, political, and technological changes that will transform media creation and distribution over the next fifty years. Vision Machine can also be downloaded for free at

Happy Hour
Join us for the Ford Foundation Happy Hour reception, where our summit partners will be having one-on-one discussions with filmmakers over sponsored drinks courtesy of Dos Equis and ONE BAR.

Thanks to our sponsors

Ford FoundationIndieFlix Banynab Branch

Filmmaker Summit is a production of Slamdance, Workbook Project, and Open Video Alliance. Questions? Get in touch.