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Friday, July 12
 

4:00pm

Getting Started in the Indie Film World (ET)
Moderator: Bill Mulligan

Our panelists discuss how they got their start in film-making. Was there a particular event or time when they recognized film-making was not just a hobby? What advice would they give to someone who wanted to have a life creating film? Is it harder to get started or to keep going? What was the most important lesson they had to learn that has had a positive effect on their films?



Guests
avatar for Bill Mulligan

Bill Mulligan

Media Arts Guest
Bill Mulligan is a high school science teacher with a love for horror films, comic books and special effects who had the good fortune to find kindred spirits in Sanford, North Carolina. 13 years, 5 feature films, nearly 2 dozen short films and a whole bunch of podcasts and convention... Read More →
avatar for Michelle Iannantuono

Michelle Iannantuono

Media Arts Guest
Michelle Iannantuono is a full time filmmaker, published author, and the co-runner of AtomaCon. Her debut fiction trilogy, starting with Paradisa, has been published by Falstaff Books. She has written and multiple shorts and a feature, including Devil's Advocate, Ohm, Psychoacoustics... Read More →
avatar for Dave Harlequin

Dave Harlequin

Media Arts Guest
Described by both press and colleagues as an "independent renaissance man" and "voice of the underground," among other things, Dave Harlequin is a professional screenwriter, journalist, author, and independent filmmaker from Charlotte, North Carolina. Harlequin is the Creative Director... Read More →
avatar for Daphne Reeder

Daphne Reeder

Costuming Guest
Daphne Reeder has been a creative force from a very young age. Beginning at the age of 5, she's been on television programs on WTVI, in plays & stage performances, and modeled, both in front of a camera and on the runway. She has always enjoyed the freedom of dressing up, and became... Read More →


Friday July 12, 2019 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Victorian A
  • Set Up theatre

11:00pm

Yes, Indie Films Do Cost Money! (Budgeting for Independent Films) (ET)
Moderator: Bill Mulligan

Ever wonder how Independent films get made?  Who gets paid? Who buys what equipment?  Our panelist discuss what you need to think about in terms of costs before you take your first steps into the indie film world.

Guests
avatar for Bill Mulligan

Bill Mulligan

Media Arts Guest
Bill Mulligan is a high school science teacher with a love for horror films, comic books and special effects who had the good fortune to find kindred spirits in Sanford, North Carolina. 13 years, 5 feature films, nearly 2 dozen short films and a whole bunch of podcasts and convention... Read More →
avatar for Michelle Iannantuono

Michelle Iannantuono

Media Arts Guest
Michelle Iannantuono is a full time filmmaker, published author, and the co-runner of AtomaCon. Her debut fiction trilogy, starting with Paradisa, has been published by Falstaff Books. She has written and multiple shorts and a feature, including Devil's Advocate, Ohm, Psychoacoustics... Read More →
avatar for Dave Harlequin

Dave Harlequin

Media Arts Guest
Described by both press and colleagues as an "independent renaissance man" and "voice of the underground," among other things, Dave Harlequin is a professional screenwriter, journalist, author, and independent filmmaker from Charlotte, North Carolina. Harlequin is the Creative Director... Read More →
avatar for Daphne Reeder

Daphne Reeder

Costuming Guest
Daphne Reeder has been a creative force from a very young age. Beginning at the age of 5, she's been on television programs on WTVI, in plays & stage performances, and modeled, both in front of a camera and on the runway. She has always enjoyed the freedom of dressing up, and became... Read More →


Friday July 12, 2019 11:00pm - 11:50pm
Victorian A
  • Set Up theatre
 
Sunday, July 14
 

1:30pm

Behind the Scenes - Making a Film (ET)
Moderator: Bill Mulligan

From scripts to storyboards, finding locations and people, our panelists discuss the popularity of making short films on a limited budget and offer some suggestions on how you can get started.

Guests
avatar for Bill Mulligan

Bill Mulligan

Media Arts Guest
Bill Mulligan is a high school science teacher with a love for horror films, comic books and special effects who had the good fortune to find kindred spirits in Sanford, North Carolina. 13 years, 5 feature films, nearly 2 dozen short films and a whole bunch of podcasts and convention... Read More →
avatar for Daphne Reeder

Daphne Reeder

Costuming Guest
Daphne Reeder has been a creative force from a very young age. Beginning at the age of 5, she's been on television programs on WTVI, in plays & stage performances, and modeled, both in front of a camera and on the runway. She has always enjoyed the freedom of dressing up, and became... Read More →
avatar for Dave Harlequin

Dave Harlequin

Media Arts Guest
Described by both press and colleagues as an "independent renaissance man" and "voice of the underground," among other things, Dave Harlequin is a professional screenwriter, journalist, author, and independent filmmaker from Charlotte, North Carolina. Harlequin is the Creative Director... Read More →
avatar for Cheralyn Lambeth

Cheralyn Lambeth

Media Arts Guest, SUNDAY ONLY
SUNDAY onlyCheralyn Lambeth is a professional costume, prop, and puppet builder whose work includes feature films (The Muppet Christmas Carol, The Patriot, Evan Almighty, The Hunger Games), television programs (Dinosaurs!, Homeland, Outcast), and live/interactive properties (Star... Read More →


Sunday July 14, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Provincial
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