Producer Alexandra Byer and Filmmaker Editor and producer Scott Macaulay discusses the challenges and opportunities in today’s independent film landscape.
From the challenge to find financing to the efforts to find crew, producers are facing today an altered landscape. Streamer and Marvel productions are scooping up cast and crew, inflation has hit independent film budgets and COVID protocols continue. In this frank conversation, producers Alexandra Byer (De La Mio, Funny Face as well as co-founder of the production company Rathaus) and Scott Macaulay (Filmmaker’s Editor as well as the producer of The Assistant) discuss the ways in which producers are adapting to today’s times.
ABOUT THE GOTHAM WEEK CONFERENCE
The Gotham Week Conference explores the art and business of film and media today. Seasoned mentors and industry leaders make the Conference the premier forum for creators to break through and take their careers to the next level. Through panels, workshops, and networking opportunities, creators access the tools they need to connect with audiences, expand their story’s reach, and build sustainable careers.
ABOUT GOTHAM WEEK
Back IRL for the first time in three years, Gotham Week 2022 will take place at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, September 17-23, and also includes virtual programming and events. Each year, Gotham Week connects groundbreaking talent in film, TV, and audio to the ecosystem of industry decision-makers, experts, and organizations that support their success. Through Project Market discoveries and acquisitions, innovative Conference programming, and the inaugural partner Expo, Gotham Week gives independent creators critical industry access, resources, and opportunities to grow their network. It provides a unique platform from which groundbreaking careers and projects have launched, celebrating the creativity, boldness, and determination The Gotham is all about.
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Tuesday, September 20, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
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Brooklyn Navy Yard - Building 303
399 Sands St
Brooklyn New York 11201
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