On Demand Content

Conversations, Q&As, classes and more – all at your fingertips.

It goes without saying, a lot has changed over the past few years for movie makers and moviegoers. In addition to our in-person events, we’re proud to offer a breadth of experiences that take place exclusively online, with new and exciting events filling up the calendar faster than ever.

Film Independent Members can watch exclusive screenings, participate in live conversations with filmmakers, attend educational workshops and more. Below you’ll find a selection of events from the past few months that you can enjoy right now.

For full access to our ever-growing library of On Demand content, become a Member today. Current Members can login here to start watching.

Summer of Soul

A Film Independent Presents Q&A with Summer of Soul director Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson moderated by Margaret Brown, the award-winning director of The Order of MythsTownes Van Zandt Be Here To Love Me and The Great Invisible.

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Alexi Pappas

A Coffee Talks conversation with Olympian Alexi Pappas (TracktownOlympic Dreams), to chat about her powerful new book, Bravey.

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An Evening with… Nicolas Cage

A special, virtual evening in Film Independent Presents conversation with acclaimed and award-winning actor and producer Nicolas Cage, as we review his career leading up to and including his latest, Pig. Moderated by Drea Clark (Producer-in-Residence, Film Independent; Podcast Host, Maximum Film!).

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Sloan Salon: Women in Space

Our inaugural Sloan Salon welcomed aerospace engineers Dr. Swati Mohan (Mars 2020 Guidance, Navigation & Control Operations Lead at NASA’s JPL) and Tracy Drain (Lead Flight Systems Engineer, Europa Clipper mission at NASA’s JPL). These women, working at the forefront of the most innovative technologies, discussed the importance of telling inspiring, scientifically accurate stories with Sloan-supported storytellers Rahul Chittella and Guneet Monga (Kalpana), and Katherine Ruppe (Liftoff), who are currently developing projects about women in space. The conversation was moderated by veteran TV writer and producer Wendy Calhoun (Station 19EmpireNashville).

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Product Placement for Indies

A Film Independent Education event featuring Mimi Clarke (Vice President, Front Row Media, Inc.), Gary Moore (Global Product Placement & Branded Entertainment, Dell Technology), Michael Shrager (President, The Entertainment Marketing Company), Mimi Slavin (Former Head of Global Marketing Partnerships, DreamWorks Animation), Ryan Westheime (President, CS West Productions) and moderated by Stacy Jones (CEO, Hollywood Branded).

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A Film Independent Presents Q&A with Belfast writer/director/producer Kenneth Branagh and actors Caitriona BalfeJamie DornanCiaran Hinds and Jude Hill, moderated by Josh Welsh (President, Film Independent).

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