saturday December 22, 2018
Scripted shorts + Professional development +
9AM - Workshop Masterclass
Production Management & Business Affairs
Production Management & Business Affairs: You have some productions under your belt and you are ready to move into producing but the business side is really scary! Gayle Nakamoto will go over key areas of the business side of production that new producers should watch for: to Incorporate or not to Incorporate; Tax credits - What are they?; Budgeting Dos and Don’ts; What to watch for in license agreements; in this valuable workshop, Gayle will answer some of your specific questions on your productions.
Limited to 10 participants. Pre-registration is required. Registration coming soon!
Gayle Nakamoto (Broadcast Television & Digital Media Business Affairs)
Gayle Nakamoto has been working in broadcast television for over 15 years and more recently moved into digital content business affairs. Her expertise covers budgeting, finance plans, reviewing license agreements, Canadian Media Fund applications, film and television tax credits and digital media tax credits. She has teaching credits in production and business management for Algonquin College’s broadcast television program. Nakamoto has line producing credits for shows on CBC Comedy, HGTV Canada, W Network, OWN, APTN, and Cottage Life, digital media credits for the children's website Totally Random (Canadian Media Fund).
1PM - Panel - living That Freelance Life
Join us for a frank discussion about the challenges of working as a freelancer in Ottawa-Gatineau. From funding applications, to working with clients, to getting a spot on a feature film or TV show - what kind of opportunities are out there, how do freelancers tackle them, and what do they do to keep that passion for filmmaking alive in the hustle of our gig economy? Registration is required. Featuring Amen Jafri and Ben Hoskyn Registration coming soon!
2:30pm - Community shorts
Short Films made by Filmmakers from Ottawa-Gatineau. Arts Court Theatre. Lineup and Tickets Coming Soon!
6pm - scripted Shorts block 1
Scripted Shorts Competition Block 1. Lineup and Tickets Coming Soon!
8pm - Scripted shorts block 2
Scripted Shorts Competition Block 2. Lineup and Tickets Coming Soon! Includes Awards & Prizes.
10pm - Festival After-Party
sponsored by Gusto worldwide media
Join us for a festive after-screening party at the Jakson Café and Bar at the Ottawa Art Gallery. Network, enjoy some appetizers & don’t forget to show off your ugly Christmas sweater. Let’s enter the holidays with a bang! Sponsored by Gusto Worldwide Media.
Cost: Free Bar: Cash, Debit & Credit