Wednesday, March 28, 2:30 PM at Regal Free and open to the public
Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri will participate in the Full Sail Film Showcase at Regal Winter Park Village Stadium 20 at 2:30 pm on Wednesday, March 28, 2007.
Ever wonder what it takes to work behind the scenes in music, film, video games, design, or animation? Over the past 28 years, Full Sail Real World Education has built a reputation as one of the premier media arts colleges in the world. Throughout the entertainment industry, Full Sail graduates have made their names working on award-winning films and albums, acclaimed video games and design projects, live productions, and more. Join the Full Sail staff and Chazz Palminteri as they discuss the ins and outs of a media career.
KODAK FORUM: "STOP BY. SHOOT FILM." Sponsored by Kodak Motion Picture Film
Thursday, March 29, 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM at Festival Headquarters
Friday, March 30, 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM at Festival Headquarters
Saturday, March 31, 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM at Festival Headquarters Free and open to the public -- Sign up online now!
Designed for anyone interested in discovering how fun and easy it is to use motion picture film. "Stop By. Shoot Film." is a hands-on opportunity for you--the producer, director, videographer, student, or film fan--to experience the ease of capturing beautiful images on Super 16mm film with professional instructors. This 90 minute experiential learning opportunity is brought to you by Kodak Motion Picture Film. Sign up for this event at Festival Headquarters located at the Best Western Mount Vernon Inn or by clicking here.
SCREENWRITERS FORUM Sponsored by Women In Film/General Motors Alliance
Thursday, March 29, 11:00 AM at Enzian Free and open to the public
Moderator Barry Sandler (screenwriter Making Love and Crimes of Passion, Associate Professor, UCF Film Program) leads us through a discussion on the art and business of screenwriting. How do words on a page become a film? We’ll explore the triumphs and tragedies of screenwriting with industry heavy hitters Don Mancini, best known for creating the phenomenally successful character of Chucky, and writing all of the films in the Child's Play series; actress, writer, and director Guinevere Turner who partnered with Mary Harron to pen the screenplays for The Notorious Bettie Page and American Psycho, as well as her own masterful Go Fish; and Bob DeRosa, a former Orlando resident and writer of the recently completed The Air I Breathe starring Forrest Whitaker and Sarah Michelle Gellar.
ANIMATION FORUM -- THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Sponsored by Metro Orlando Film & Entertainment Commission, a division of the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission
Friday, March 30, 10:30 AM at Enzian CANCELLED Free and open to the public
DreamWorks animator Kyle Jefferson shares insights into the world of film animation and the process of making his animation directing debut, our Opening Night Short First Flight. A native of Toronto and graduate of Sheridan College in Ontario, he began his professional career at DreamWorks on the epic The Prince of Egypt and went on to contribute to The Road to El Dorado, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, Shrek, Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas, and Shark Tale. Kyle also worked with director Michael Bay building action scene pre-visualizations for Pearl Harbor. Introduction by Charley Walters, a senior marketing manager for Dreamworks SKG.
Friday, March 30, 1:30 PM at Regal Free and open to the public
The Florida Film Festival hosts some of the hottest new independent filmmakers every year and always sets aside one day just to pick their brains. This dynamic exchange of ideas and lore inevitably defines a high point in the festival—peppered with tales of triumph, challenge, and creative methods. Don’t miss a once-in-a-lifetime airing of artistic laundry by the filmmakers who get the job done.