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November 13th, 2017 Conferences

Opening Conference: Disrupt the system

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At the opening session, we will hear from filmmakers and other creative motion picture professionals whose innovations are disrupting the cinema ecosystem by bypassing conventional funding, production and distribution models.
How are they working around existing structures, and how can artists who are breaking new ground find their audience in unconventional ways? The session will also explore the stubborn barriers to institutional reform and the strategies used by creators to access non-traditional funding sources. Is the ultimate goal to reform existing structures, or to replace them entirely?

Dorothy Alexandre

Yassin Alsalman | We Are The Medium
Caroline Monnet | Artist
Henri Pardo | Producer
Stefan Verna | Filmmaker

With the participation of
Téléfilm Canada

Conference in french
You must have a valid DCM accreditation or a day ticket.

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