Expo Hours 12:30 – 7:00 PM
Exhibition Hall (Calderwood Studio) 12:30 – 4:30 PM
Showcasing the most complete range of film and media companies in Massachusetts. Exhibitors will include the Commonwealth’s top production companies, post-production and VFX houses, production suppliers, innovative products and media support organizations.
Keynote Panel (Yawkey Theatre) 1:30 PM
Doug Trumbull .Visual Effects and Immersive Media Pioneer
Dorothy Aufiero Producer: The Fighter
Todd Arnow .UPM: Surrogates, Battleship, Furry Vengeance
Mark Kamine UPM: Silver Linings Playbook, Ted, Shutter Island
Moderated by: Lisa Strout, MA Film Office Director
Afternoon Workshops (Fraser Studio) 2:30 & 3:30 PM
A panel of casting experts, including the head of the Screen Actors Guild in Boston, Dona Sommers, and Angela Peri, the founder of Boston Casting, will demystify the process and provide valuable and insightful information about breaking into and staying in the business.
Screenwriter and director James Mottern will speak about his recently directed Boston crime drama God Only Knows, filmed on location in Rhode Island and Massachusetts with a star studded cast including: Ben Barnes (Chronicles of Narnia), Harvey Keitel (Mean Streets, Taxi Driver), Leighton Meester (Gossip Girl), and Toby Jones (Infamous, The Hunger Games).
Whitey Bulger: The Making of a Monster
Premiere Screening & Panel Discussion (Yawkey Theatre) 4:30 PM
Northern Light Productions presents a premiere screening of the MA produced documentary in advance of the national broadcast on Discovery ID this Spring. This exclusive showing will be followed by a Q&A session with the directors, author Dick Lehr (author of Black Mass: The Irish Mob), Discovery ID Executive Producer John Terp, and WBUR reporter David Boeri.
Cocktail Reception (Yawkey Atrium) 5:45 – 7:00 PM
Media Café (Yawkey Atrium)
Throughout the day the beautiful Yawkey Atrium will house a media café to enjoy coffee & café fare.
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