Imagine Science Film Market
Connect with a global science film network at Imagine Science Films' first film market.

Join Imagine Science Films for our first film market. To kickoff the weekend of the festival and ten years of IMAGINE we are bringing together science film distribution companies for a discussion about the industry.

When: October 14th 2017 (Day 2 #ISFF10)

Venue: Wollman Hall at Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at The New School

Address: 65 West 11th Street (take the elevator to the 5th floor)

TIME DETAILS 1:00-1:15pm Introduction with Katayoun Chamany from The New School Lang 1:15-1:45pm SESSION 1 - (5 and 10 minute talks) 1:45-2:00pm Discussion and Q & A 1 2:00-2:15pm break - coffee & snacks 2:15-2:45pm SESSION 2 (5 and 10 minute talks) 2:45-3:00pm Discussion and Q & A 2 3:00pm- 4:00pm Table time and networking plus more coffee & snacks

Speakers will include Alexis Gambis CEO of Labocine, Michael Sigel Editor and Chief of Nautilus, Micah Green Consultant for Science/AAAS, Thobey Campion Group Publisher of VICE, Luke Groskin Video Producer at Science Friday Kellen Quinn Producer & Programmer at Aeon Magazine, and Jorge Franzini Senior Producer at CuriosityStream and Michael Hammerstrom Head of Engagement at CuriosityStream.

Tables and networking session will include Science/AAAS, Nautilus, Aeon, Science Friday, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Tangled Bank Studios and HHMI BioInteractive, Labocine and VICE.

Our first Q&A session will focus on changing video media outlets, new techniques in filmmaking and how to bring marginalized content to the broader public in ways that print cannot. The second session will focus on how filmmakers can navigate the changing market of distribution, how to self-start making a path in the distribution world, how to fund your work, finding your niche, branding and social media. Please come prepared with questions and expect an opportunity to network and informally pitch your films to companies in the last hour of the program! (*bring business cards)
Host & Moderator
Mohn Family Professor of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Director of the University Science Labs at Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at The New School, Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities Leadership Fellow
Katayoun Chamany
The New School
Assistant Professor of Screen Studies, and filmmaker at Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at The New School
Talia Lugacy
The New School
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