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Sunday, March 9 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Mentors: Programming Documentary

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Festivals and markets are as vital as ever in today's filmmaking scene. Learn what to do - and more importantly, what not to do - when it comes to festival submissions, festival attendance, and beyond for Documentary Films.
Mentor session signup is open to all Film, Gold and Platinum badge holders at a first-come, first-served basis. Registrants who signed up online must check-in 30 minutes before your mentor time slot to guarantee your spot. Limited on-site signup is also available for a small number of mentor sessions spots and will begin 30 minutes before the first time slot of each session.

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Christine Davila

DirAmbulante Documentary Film FestivalChristine Dávila is the Director of Ambulante California, the recent U.S. expansion of the traveling documentary film festival founded by actors Diego Luna, Gael Garcia Bernal and producer Pablo Cruz. She has been a Programming Associate for... Read More →
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Kristen Konvitz

Film VerticalIndiegogoKRISTEN KONVITZ is the New York-based Manager of Film for global crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo. Her role includes acquiring projects in varying stages and overseeing them through all stages of their campaigns. She is instrumental in building relationships... Read More →
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Curran Nault

Program DirOUTsiderCurran Nault is the Artistic Director and Board President of OUTsider, the first multi-arts LGBT festival in the United States. Previously he was the Artistic Director of Polari: The Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival and the Director of Programming... Read More →
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Martijn te Pas

Program CoordIDFAAs the coordinator of the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA, www.idfa.nl) program department I am responsible for overseeing all research activities, processing and viewing film festival entries and I select the short films, music films and compile... Read More →
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Greg Rhem

DirHBOGreg Rhem is Director of Documentary Programming for Home Box Office. For the past nineteen years, he's been involved in discovering new and distinctive documentary programming for HBO Documentary Films. Some of his finds have been: the Oscar®-winning "Freeheld," "Born Into... Read More →
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Courtney Sexton

Sr Dir Dev & AcquisitionsCNN Films
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Basil Tsiokos

Film Program DirNantucket Film FestivalBasil Tsiokos is a consultant for filmmakers and film festivals. He is a Documentary Programming Associate for the Sundance Film Festival, Shorts & Panel Programmer for DOC NYC, and a Documentary Programming Consultant for the Seattle International... Read More →

Sunday March 9, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Austin Convention Center, Room 11AB 500 E Cesar Chavez St