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Panel: From Film to Television
t seems like all filmmakers want to make television of one sort or another. This panel discussion will talk about how to make that transition both from a technical point of view and an aesthetic point of view participants will include Ya’Ke Smith, who has made features films short films and now has a wed series and has directed television, and Rijaa Nadeem who has produced and directed TV for AMS pictures, and Kat Candler a producer and director, known for Hellion (2014), Queen Sugar (2016) and Black Metal (2013).
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The Return
A taxi driver agrees to drive a stranger around a town the man has never visited. The duration of their short journey gives the man a new destination.
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Ritual
A deadly ritual with a clock a door and a knife, This film leaves you with questions and images that you will ponder for weeks, Powerful filmmaking.
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Sara the Dancer
A Google Street View camera's newfound desire to dance makes her usability deeply problematic. Sara The Dancer is the first short film entirely made with images of Google Street View and spoken by the computer-generated voice of Google Translate. The animation consists of more than 10.000 edits and the editing took nearly two years.
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Scandal Made Me Famous
SCANDAL MADE ME FAMOUS is a documentary series that shows the unforgettable stories that turned everyday people into household names - from Casey Anthony and Lorena Bobbitt to Amy Fisher and Tonya Harding. Each hour-long episode unfolds in the storytelling tradition of the fan favorite original series MURDER MADE ME FAMOUS but SCANDAL MADE ME FAMOUS proves you don't have to kill to become a notorious celebrity - you just have to be a part of a killer scandal.
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Shilo
In 2006 a young man on his second deployment with the 10th Mountain Division arrived into war-torn Baghdad. His name is Shilo Harris. He had left his home behind, as his father did for Vietnam, to fulfill his destiny and serve his country. Five months later, his severely burned body was recovered alongside three fallen soldiers and their exploded armored vehicle. How Staff Sergeant Harris survived against all odds and became the man he was meant to be is the unforgettable story of 'Shilo'.
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Showrunner Kat Candler
Kat Candler, who served as producing director on the second season of Queen Sugar, has been named executive producer/showrunner for the hit OWN drama’s upcoming third season. She replaces Monica Macer who served as showrunner in Season 2. Macer, in turn, replaced Season 1 day-to-day showrunner Melissa Carter. Like her processors, Candler will work closely with Queen Sugar creator/executive producer Ava DuVernay.
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Signature Move
A new romance with Alma forces Zaynab to confront her relationship with her recently widowed mother who escapes to TV dramas and finding her daughter a husband. In this coming-of-age Muslim melodrama, Zaynab copes by taking up Lucha-style wrestling.
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