Indie Film Panel & Mixer
A panel with five independent filmmakers, featuring trailers and scenes of their latest projects, and a discussion about the process each went through to get made and in the festival circuit. After the panel, there was a mixer with the featured filmmakers and other attendees interested in collaborating on indie film projects.
INDIE FILM PANEL & MIXER
Tuesday, March 12th
ACME Theater, Hollywood & Amalfi Ristorante, Hollywood
- Kyle Patrick Alvarez: Writer/Director – Feature Films: C.O.G. (premiered at Sundance 2013, theatrical release this year) and Easier with Practice (Indie Spirit Award 2010)
- Michelle Lang: Producer/Actress – Feature Films: Lost on Purpose (stars C. Thomas Howell, Jane Kaczmarek, James Lafferty and Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer) and Strangely in Love (starring Amanda Plummer) directed by Sundance award winning director Amin Matalqa.
- Mike Ott: Director – Feature Films: Little Rock (won Audience award at AFI Fest) and Pearblossom Hwy (premiered at AFI fest and Viennale)
- Andrew Putschoegl: Director – Short: Hello Caller (Slamdance Theatrical Offer Award), Feature Films: Closer to Closeness & Window Theory.
- Paul J. Alessi: Producer/Actor – Feature films: Alpha Males Experiment (Newport Beach Film Festival, ReelHeART film festival)
Moderated by: April Wright (Programmer for Sundance and AFI Fest, Foundation Manager at Women in Film, and Independent Filmmaker)