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Saturday, March 12 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
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Festivals and markets are as vital as ever in today's filmmaking scene. Learn what to do - and more importantly, what not to do - when it comes to festival submissions, festival attendance, and beyond. Mentor session signup is open to all Film, Gold and Platinum badge holders at a first-come, first-served basis. Registrants who signed up online must check-in 30 minutes before your mentor time slot to guarantee your spot. Limited on-site signup is also available for a small number of mentor sessions spots and will begin 30 minutes before the first time slot of each session. Signup for Mentor Sessions Online here - http://mentor.sxsw.com/

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Ben Fowlie

Founder/DirCamden International Film FestivalBenjamin Fowlie is the founder and director of the Camden International Film Festival, a documentary festival in its seventh year that takes place each fall along the coast of Maine. The festival was recently recognized as one of the Top... Read More →
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Jane Minton

Exec DirIFP MinnesotaJane Minton is Executive Director of IFP Minnesota. IFP MN has been in operation for 24 years, with programs serving filmmakers and photographers. Programs include Education (35 classes per quarter), Youth Media, Equipment & Facilities Access, Grants, Fiscal Sponsorship... Read More →

Phil Oppenheim

Sr Vp Of Programming Tnt And TbsTurner Entertainment Group
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Philip Oppenheim

SVP Programming, TNT & tbsTurner BroadcastingPhil Oppenheim is senior vice president of programming and scheduling for TNT and TBS. In this capacity, he is responsible for overseeing all programming, scheduling and acquisition selection strategies for the two networks. Oppenheim is... Read More →
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Mike Plante

Film Programmer/DistributorSundance/CinemadCurrently a Short Film Programmer for the Sundance Film Festival, Mike Plante has worked in programming for Sundance since 2002. He consults for Fantastic Arcade, The Loft Film Fest (Tucson), Los Angeles Film Festival, The Monterey Bay Film... Read More →
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Adam Roffman

Program DirIFFBostonThe Independent Film Festival of Boston (IFFBoston) will hold its 9th edition April 27-May 4, 2011. IFFBoston has been recognized by the Boston Globe, Boston Herald, Boston Phoenix, and the Boston Society of Film Critics as the premier film festival in the Greater... Read More →
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Roxanne Sayegh

Exec DirRIDMRoxanne Sayegh was born in Montreal. She graduated in Political Sciences at McGill University. She started her professional career in Mexico with Mexican filmmaker Juan Carlos Rulfo. She later on worked for two years at Tarantula Films, a distribution company based in... Read More →

Sky Sitney

Festival DirSilverdocsSky Sitney is the Festival Director of Silverdocs – the AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival – leading the Festival's programming, strategic development, partnerships and overall artistic vision. She joined the Festival in Fall 2005 as Director of Programming... Read More →
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Basil Tsiokos

Film Program DirNantucket Film FestivalBasil Tsiokos is a consultant for filmmakers and film festivals. He is a Documentary Programming Associate for the Sundance Film Festival, Shorts & Panel Programmer for DOC NYC, and a Documentary Programming Consultant for the Seattle International... Read More →
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Jacobine van der Vloed

Sr Coord CineMartIFFRThe International Film Festival Rotterdam focuses on independent and innovative cinema. Priding itself on being a supportive platform where both audiences and industry are invited to look ahead, the IFFR is a festival that reflects on the way in which cinema is... Read More →

Saturday March 12, 2011 12:30pm - 1:30pm CST
Austin Convention Center, Room 11AB

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