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Friday, October 25 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Indie Film Track: Short Film Storytelling

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Composing an engaging story with clear characterization, dialogue, and structure is challenging enough when creating a feature film—imagine successfully placing these nuanced elements into a half-hour or less! To learn tips, tricks, and strategies for brewing the right storytelling potion, come hear from our panel of experienced short-film filmmakers.

Must have an AFF Producers or Conference Badge to attend.

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Miguel Alvarez


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Jason Mirch

Producer, Director of Script Services, Stage 32
Jason Mirch is a feature film, television, branded entertainment, and digital content producer and executive with over 15 years of experience. Most recently, he produced a 3D animated feature film starring Jacob Tremblay, Christopher Lloyd, Mel Brooks, Kenan Thompson, and Carol Kane.Mirch... Read More →
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Kai Hasson

co-writer/director Robu
Kai Hasson is a director and writer living in Los Angeles, California. His short film ROBU stars Emmy-winner Jharrel Jerome and was named Best Film in the Tokyo Cinematic Category at the ShortsShorts Film Festival in Japan. Kai is the Co-Founder of Portal A, an award-winning studio... Read More →
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Dan Kinnane

writer/editor/cinematographer Rigor Mortis
Dan Kinnane is a writer, editor, and cinematographer. His work includes NBC’s The Next Olympic Hopeful. He and his seven brothers run an independent film company together. Their latest short film, Rigor Mortis is premiering at the 26th Annual Austin Film Festival.
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Charlotte Benbeniste

writer/director Bye Bye Body
Charlotte Benbeniste is a writer and director from Los Angeles. As a first generation American, she grew up watching Westerns and Iranian cinema with her family, and fell in love with storytelling. She received her BA in Written Arts from Bard College in 2011, and worked in the AD... Read More →

Friday October 25, 2019 9:00am - 10:15am CDT
St. David's Episcopal Church, Bethell Hall