Film Independent Forum

Arm yourself with strategies to get your project made and seen.


The 2016 Film Independent Forum has concluded.
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Are you making a movie? Developing a TV show? Launching a web series? Intrigued by VR?

Arm yourself with the knowledge, resources and advice to help you get your next project off the ground at the Film Independent Forum, October 21-23 in Los Angeles. The Forum takes place over a weekend packed with interactive panels, valuable one-on-one industry meetings and networking receptions. Hear from artists who have succeeded by calling the shots in their own careers, including keynote speaker Effie Brown (Dear White People, Project Greenlight).

View 2016 Forum Schedule  |  View 2016 Forum Speakers  |  Industry Connect

Learn from the pros about:

  • Putting together a movie in 2016 — what can the market support?
  • Immersive storytelling and virtual reality — what projects can benefit from these experiences?
  • How to find a home for your original content and build a strong online following
  • Leveraging social media tools and strategies to create social impact and achieve box office success
  • Maximizing distribution: day & date, theatrical and beyond
  • How creators realized some of today’s most popular and successful TV shows

Registration includes:

  • Opening Night screening of Loving directed by Jeff Nichols, followed by Q&A and reception
  • Access to industry leaders and innovators
  • Networking lunches on Saturday and Sunday
  • Exclusive Industry Connect meetings with consultants and experts
  • Receptions to help you forge new working relationships
  • Detailed book of case studies
  • Free parking all weekend

View 2016 Forum Schedule  |  View 2016 Forum Speakers  |  Industry Connect