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Tue, May 26


(Virtual) Salon filmmaker mixer

TONIGHT/7PM! The monthly Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP) (Virtual) Salon filmmaker mixer is TUE5/26, 7:00PM-9:00PM (CST) on Zoom with Orly Ravid speaking about The Film Collaborative and independent film distribution. $FREE

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(Virtual) Salon filmmaker mixer
(Virtual) Salon filmmaker mixer

Time & Location

May 26, 2020, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDT

About The Event

Join for Southwest Alternate Media Project's monthly filmmaker mixer TUE5/26, 7:00P-9:00P for an overview of The Film Collaborative, a nonprofit film distribution education company, by founder Orly Ravid. In this non-production period, now is the time to get your independent film distribution plan in order!

Bio: Orly is committed to helping artistically and intellectually rigorous and important films reach their respective audiences via a financial model that is sustainable for filmmakers. Having worked in the film business for two decades, Orly’s past experience ranges from programming to all aspects of the business of film. Previously Orly was a Programming Associate for documentaries at Sundance and a programming consultant at Palm Springs International. Other past affiliations include Senator Entertainment (VP Acquisitions and Distribution); Wolfe Releasing (Director: Acquisitions, Theatrical, Non-Theatrical/Festivals, Business Affairs and Digital Distribution); Ravid Film Consulting (Distribution and Marketing for filmmakers and distributors); Maxmedia (Development); Picture This! Entertainment (Acquisitions, Distribution and Sales); and Outfest (Board of Directors and Associate Programmer). A regular blogger about new media and distribution in general, Orly has regularly contributed to indieWIRE, Ted Hope’s blog “Truly Free Film,” and Sundance’s Artists Services, for which she was an advisor. Orly has also spoken about distribution at film festivals and universities, including Sundance, Cannes, SXSW, Los Angeles Film Festival (LAFF), AFI Fest, Dok Leipzig, Cairo Cinema Days, India’s Film Bazaar, UCLA, and USC, to name a few.

Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP) is a 43 year old, 501(c)(3) nonprofit media arts organization based in Houston, Texas. Our mission is to promote the creation and appreciation of film and new media as art forms of a diverse, multicultural community.

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