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Saturday, March 30 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Indie-IY: Finding Financing for Your Film FULL
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Whether you are a filmmaker looking to produce your own film or a screenwriter who wants to educate yourself on the process behind film financing, this session features writers, producers, and executives who share their experiences, tips, and strategies for shoring up financing for independent film projects.  

Speakers
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Lana Link

VP of Talent Development, Moving Picture Institute
Lana Link, the Moving Picture Institute's vice president of talent development, recruits filmmakers into MPI's grant programs and masterclasses, which she also produces. She is also a producer and award-winning writer of original screenplays, such as GRINGA, a bilingual dramedy short... Read More →
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Aneesh Chaganty

Writer/Director, Searching
Aneesh Chaganty is a 28-year-old writer/director whose 2-minute short film, a Google Glass spot called "Seeds", became an Internet sensation after garnering more than 1 million YouTube views in 24 hours. Following its success, Aneesh was invited to join the Google Creative Lab in New York City, where he spent two years developing, writing and directing Google commercials. His work has been... Read More →
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Sev Ohanian

Co-Writer & Producer, Searching
Sev Ohanian is a screenwriter and producer native to Los Angeles with over a dozen indie feature credits including Sundance Official Selections Fruitvale Station, Results, and The Intervention. His most recent film, Searching, which he co-wrote and produced, was released by Sony Screen... Read More →
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Alex Saks

Principal, Page Fifty-Four Productions
Alex Saks is the principal of Page Fifty-Four Pictures, a filmmaker-driven independent production company created in 2018 which produces and finances feature-length films. Page Fifty-Four Pictures is also in a first look television deal with MRC. She is currently in post-production... Read More →


Saturday March 30, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm
1st Floor Conference Room 1313 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90028