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Thursday, May. 8

Crowdfunding Summit

Location: SPRING 2014 | CONTENT SUMMIT XVIII | LOS ANGELES

Hosted by: The Ritz Carlton, Marina de Ray, CA

All panels will be in Marina Vista Room.

02 | 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Indiewire’s Crowdfunding Highlights of the Week

Movies, Shorts and Web Series and How to Crowdfund the Hell Out of Them.

Moderator: Steve Greene, Assistant Editor, Criticwire

Panelists:

  • Amelia Belle, Producer, The First Out
  • Christopher Kao, Executive Producer, DRIP
  • Mark Netter, Director, Nightmare Code
  • Matt Soson, Artistic Director, A Working Theater; Monster Girls
  • Matthew Breault, Writer/Director, Impulse Control
  • Stuart Acher, Director, #STUCK
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03 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Nurturing the Creative Spark

The Producer’s Toolkit for Funding, Distributing and Audience Building

Moderator: Chris Pfaff, CEO, Chris Pfaff Tech/Media LLC

Panelists:

  • David Logan, Creator, Whispering Willows
  • Jim Redner, President, The Redner Group
  • Kristen Nedopak, Founder, The Geekie Awards
  • Lisa Mazzotta, Co-Producer, RiverBlue
  • Liz Manashil, Writer-Director, Bread & Butter
  • Michael Melamedoff, Writer, Director and Producer
  • Vann Alexandra Daly, "Crowdsourceress" + Crowdfunding Producer, Neil Young's PonoMusic
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04 | 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

More Money, More Problems?

Crowdfunding and the State of the Union.

Moderator: Mark Vega, Principal, Incite Law Group

Panelists:

  • Brian Weiss, CEO, Startup Mgmt
  • Dave Harvilicz, CEO, Kernel Films
  • Gene Massey, Chairman/CEO, MediaShares
  • Gregory Parker, Founder, Indie Crowd Funder, LLC
  • Jennifer Post, Post Law Group, PC
  • Marc Hofstatter, Head of Film, Indiegogo
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05 | 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

The Great, Big Crowdfunding Action Plan Workshop for Actors, Directors, Producers, and Distributors

Seed&Spark Presents the Popular SF&NY Workshop for the First Time in LA.

Crowdfunding is becoming a fundamental piece of most financing plans for independent film.  However, many filmmakers miss the opportunity to turn their film funding campaigns into audience-building opportunities that can last an entire career.

Moderator: Emily Best, Founder and CEO, Seed&Spark

Panelists:

  • Erica Anderson, Director of Crowdfunding and Community, Seed&Spark
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06 | 2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Indiegogo Roundtable Closing Keynote

Moderator: Marc Hofstatter, Head of Film, Indiegogo

Panelists:

  • Andrew Napier, Producer, Mad As Hell
  • Steven Oh, COO, The Young Turks
  • Travis Richey, Writer, Inspector Chronicles
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