Your Film Is Finished: What's Next?
You have finished your film, your friends and family have seen it, so what's next? How are you getting your film out there? There is no clear route anymore to getting distribution as the model has shifted into the “streaming world ”. The panel discussion will offer a unique insight to independent filmmakers' distribution choices and how they are finding an audience.
Date: 25th Nov / Time: 10:00 / Venue: Surya, The Park Chennai / Event Type: Music, Film, Culture Conference
Harold Monfils Monfils Pictures / New Zealand
Monfils is a multi-disciplinary filmmaker, with a 30-year career of international exposure working on commercials, documentaries and features. Through the years his love for travel led him to shoots in over 20 countries and 5 continents, working with a wide diversity of cultures and people as director and/or producer. He has received international recognition and a wallpaper of awards for his advertising works. In 2006, he directed award-winning feature documentary ‘Laya Project’, a visual musical journey through the 2004 Asian tsunami-affected countries. His film ‘A Good Day to Die, Hoka Hey’ documents the life story and extraordinary adventures of British conflict photographer Jason P. Howe and was selected to showcase in Cannes-France at Marche du Film in May 2016, then was screened at the Los Angeles Film Festival (LAFF) United Nations Event on June 7th 2016. The World Premiere was held at Biografilm Festival in Italy, on June 14th 2016.
Leena Manimekalai is a multiple award winning Filmmaker and a Published Poet. She has a rich repertoire of films in all genres, documentary-fiction-cinepoems that are widely traveled close to fifty international film festivals and recognised nationally and internationally.
Keyur Dekate is an animator and film director based in Mumbai, India. His latest 3D animated short film “Kapkappi” is out in festival circuits which is an experimental take on 70s Bollywood cinema giving the animation an original Indian visual style. His work got international recognition with the animated short film “WISH” , which has been screened at several film festivals including the nomination for Golden slipper award at 54th Zlin Film festival. Directing an animated music video “Release Me” for Grammy shortlisted musician "Terry Duggins" got him acclaim from PETA International. He has been also working as an editor and cinematographer in live action films and commercials.