SATURDAY BLOCK F | 9:30 am

“Yeah, But Can I Sell It?” | PANEL #2 | SATURDAY 11:30 am

Modern opportunities for film distribution are seemingly encouraging, but how can indy filmmakers find options that actually allow them to make a living? It’s not easy. If you thought making the film was difficult, wait to you learn about the final steps! Our Saturday panel features the practical wisdom from 2019 BSFF’s documentary and narrative directors. Award winning BSFF filmmakers David Freid, Aaron Milan Wertheimer, and Nicholas Thurkettle will share specifics from their successes, failures, and challenges while navigating the new marketplace.

| OUR THEME FOR THE 2019 BSFF PANELS IS “INTRO TO FILMMAKING 101. FROM DOCUMENTARIES TO NARRATIVE SHORTS TO ANIMATION TO FEATURE FILMS, WE’RE GIVING EVERYONE A CHANCE TO LEARN THE CRAFT THAT CREATES THE MAGIC. DISCUSSIONS TAKE PLACE DURING LUNCHTIME IN THE THEATRE. PANELS ARE FREE, AND ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. SNACKS ARE WELCOME. |


SATURDAY BLOCK G | 1:00 pm

SATURDAY BLOCK H | 3:30 pm

SATURDAY NIGHT PARTY
Palm Canyon Hotel & Resort
7:00 - 10:00pm
All Festival Passholders Only