Filmmaker PanelsSaturday November 11th / Fairhope Film Festival Office
122 Fairhope Ave Suite #3 (entrance on S. Summit Street)
Mike McHugh – former Business Agent of IATSE Local 478, Motion Picture Studio Mechanics of La., So. MS and Mobile
Tell It Like It Is
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
This panel is a collection of talented documentarians who know how to get to the meat of a story and present it in the best possible way. They will discuss many of the important details that go into filmmaking. What to leave in, and what to take out? What moves a story forward, and what causes it to stall or spread into unwanted places? How do you grab and keep an audience’s attention? Panel will take questions from the audience.
Michele Forman – ALABAMA BOUND
April Hayes & Katia Maguire – HOME TRUTH
Rachel Shuman – ONE OCTOBER
The Heart of the Matter
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Everyone has a story. Many of us want to tell it. Meet these enterprising, talented filmmakers and find out how it is done. Turn your truth into reality. Find out how to present and preserve your story.
Frank Monteleone – HOTEL AL
Stephen Savage & Ron Meszaros – THE RUBY GLASSES
Meredith Portman – ACT II