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Sunday, March 9 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Run Your Film Like A Startup

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Over the past decade, the startup community has joined together to help create roadmaps for creative ideas to be financially and socially rewarding for everyone involved.
What has emerged is an empowered generation of entrepreneurs.
Meanwhile, changes in the world of independent film have left the industry on the opposite end of the spectrum. Disorientation in distribution, marketing and monetization strategies is forcing creatives to take on the roles typically associated with startups.
How are filmmaker entrepreneurs navigating these uncharted waters and what are the tools necessary to keep the boat afloat? Are art and commerce becoming best friends or mortal enemies?

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James Belfer

Founder & Managing DirDogfish Accelerator
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Ryan Delk

Head of GrowthGumroadRyan Delk leads Growth at Gumroad, where he spends his time working to build Gumroad into the best way for creators of all sizes to sell their work directly to their audience. Since launching two years ago, Gumroad has helped thousands of creators earn millions... Read More →
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Matthew Hooper

Managing DirSpinning Bear ProductionsMatt Hooper is the Founder and Managing Director of Spinning Bear Productions, where he creates and finances products that bridge the gap between software and media. Launched in 2013, Spinning Bear's first interactive feature film, "Great American... Read More →
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Ryan Koo

Co-FounderExit StrategyRyan Koo is a co-founder of the new media production company EXIT STRATEGY with Zack Lieberman. Koo and Lieberman were named two of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Film for their “urban western” web series THE WEST SIDE, which won the Webby Award... Read More →
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Mynette Louie

PresGamechanger FilmsMynette Louie is the president of Gamechanger Films, which finances features directed by women. She is the winner of the 2013 Independent Spirit Awards’ Piaget Producers Award. Her producing credits include LAND HO! (Sundance 2014, Sony Pictures Classics), COLD... Read More →

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