WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3RD
IPDF CHECK IN
For IPDF Filmmakers and Experts: Check in for the 9th LAGFF Opening Night ceremony, have your red carpet picture taken, pick up your Festival Pass.
Spielberg Theater @ The Egyptian Theater, 5pm
THURSDAY, JUNE 4TH
IPDF GROUP PRESENTATION
The IPDF Filmmakers present their projects under the guidance of award winning director and writer Steven Bernstein, who will give them feedback on their story and on their pitch, as well as moderate the discussion among the group.
30 minutes/ each project (including presentation & discussion).
Spielberg Theater @ The Egyptian Theater, 10am-2pm
FRIDAY, JUNE 5TH
IPDF ONE-ON-ONE MEETINGS
The Filmmakers pitch their projects to our Experts in one-on-one meetings. A great chance to get in-depth feedback on their presentation, as well as on their projects, by industry professionals with years of experience in development, such as Matthew Takata from the Sundance Institute and Alesia Weston.
Each expert meets with all presenting teams, 30 minutes/ each project (including presentation & detailed notes).
Spielberg Theater @ The Egyptian Theater, 12pm-3pm
IPDF SCREENPLAY FEEDBACK
Screenwriting Experts and the Selection Committee of the 2015 IPDF dedicate this afternoon to meeting with the Filmmakers to discuss their stories and screenplays.
Spielberg Theater @ The Egyptian Theater, 3pm-6pm
SATURDAY, JUNE 6TH
INDUSTRY ROUNDTABLE “INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION”
Many independent movies are made every year but never get to their intended audience, many independent European films never get distribution in the US – and vice versa. Join us for a discussion with leading distributors and sales agents on the current distribution trends and how the digital age is changing the game of International Distribution.
Spielberg Theater @ The Egyptian Theater, 12pm-2pm
OPEN FLOOR PITCH
George Strompolos presents his work with Fullscreen. To be followed by a high-energy web-series short pitch in front of a jury of leading web content producers.
SUBMISSION REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PITCH
Spielberg Theater @ The Egyptian Theater, 3pm-5pm
SUNDAY, JUNE 7TH
IPDF FINAL PRESENTATION TO PANEL
The Final Presentation is the culmination of our intensive 4-day workshop. The IPDF Filmmakers, having gathered feedback and advice, will now present their projects to a panel of leading industry professionals specializing in International Independent Cinema. Each presentation will last 20 minutes, including presentation, feedback and discussion. After that, the Panel will deliberate to determine the winner of the Aegean Award that will be presented during the Closing Night Ceremony.
Spielberg Theater @ The Egyptian Theater, 10.30am-2.30pm