DAY 1 - FEB 13
Welcome and Introductions
Kenny Blank - Working with the Jewish Industry
Introductions + outside the box programs
How do you select your films?
Working Lunch - Price Standards
How much should I be paying for films? What has the new survey of price standards shown? How to negotiate with distributors.
A New Platform for Jewish Film Festivals
Learn more about the newly launched J Film Box, a new resource for Jewish Film Festivals, and get the first look at some of the latest enhancements.
DCP and the future of cinema.
The film industry is experiencing a technological revolution. As more festivals start working with new formats, hear from experts on how to manage new technology.
Hear from a panel of distributors of Jewish films.
Face to face time with distributors and other vendors.
End of day notes + Announcing the Favorite Jewish Film of the Year
Screening: Ben Gurion - Epilogue
DAY 2 - FEB 14
Breakfast and Schmooze Time
Hear from a panel of private funders, foundations, and sponsors.
Going Beyond the Film - Breakout Sessions
*The Art of the Q&A
* Materials: Trailers, Posters, Campaigns
Sex, Arabs, and Videotapes
A panel on how to engage with controversial material.
Working Lunch - Marketing 2017:
Mailchimp, Social Media, Community Engagement
Nuts and Bolts - Breakout sessions:
Logistics and Operations
Outside the Swamp
Hear from a panel of film festivals that are not part of the Jewish Niche.
Audience Building - A revolutionary approach on how to build your audience.