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Tuesday, September 11 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Crowdfunding: A Viable Option or Last-Ditch Effort?

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Is crowdfunding the way to go?  Do these new fundraising platforms really help?  What is the downside?  How big is the upside?  Hear from filmmakers who’ve actually done it and learn the tips and tricks to making crowdfunding work for you.

Moderated by Edwin Stepp

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Michael Brockhoff

Executive Producer
Michael Brockhoff has created and produced hundreds of hours of non-fiction programming for major cable networks. His latest project is a feature length documentary called BronyCon: The Documentary about a rapidly growing adult and mostly male fan base of the TV show "My Little Pony... Read More →
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Lilibet Foster

Lilibet Foster is an Academy Award® Nominated filmmaker and multiple award winning director, producer and writer of feature documentaries, television programs and integrated brand campaigns. She earned her Oscar® Nomination for producing feature documentary, "Speaking in Strings... Read More →
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Tony Hale

Producer, Natural Health Expert
Like most natural health experts, Tony Hale (aka T.C. Hale) began his career in stand-up comedy. Touring professionally as a comic for nearly a decade, he never envisioned that he would one day teach the world how to sleep, poop, lose weight, and more.On Valentine’s Day 2004... Read More →
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Scott Hamilton Kennedy

Writer, Director, Producer
Writer, director, producer Scott Hamilton Kennedy’s documentary The Garden, tells the story of the nation’s largest community garden, and its complicated struggle for survival.  It was nominated for an Academy Award, and won awards and garnered rave reviews around the world... Read More →
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Christopher Redman

Actor, Director, Visual Artist
Christopher Redman is an actor, director and visual artist best known for his work playing "Michael Travers" on CSI Miami as well as other lanky characters. He is also the subject, along with Matt Lemche, of the lifelong documentary film series The Decades Project which began... Read More →
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Edwin Stepp

President, Django Productions
Edwin Stepp has more than twenty years experience in television, media and marketing. In 2001 he helped form Vision Media Productions, an independent production company based in Pasadena, California. The company specializes in documentaries about Middle East history, biblical and... Read More →

Tuesday September 11, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Theater 11