Filmmaker Panel - What are film fests even good for?

Join us for an engaging filmmaker panel at Populace Coffee where we ask filmmakers the question...."What are film festivals even good for these days? And don't even mention virtual." Coffee, baked goods, and film talk. This event is free & open to the public!

In this Program
Filmmaker Panel - What are film fests even good for?
1hEnglish Workshop/Panel

Filmmaker Workshop/Roundtable

1mEnglish Workshop/Panel
Join jurors and film professionals Joseph Beyer and Bill Stertz as they discuss which distribution rollercoaster we're on these days. In California, Beyer was a staffer to the storied Sundance Institute for more than 14 years, lastly as Director of Digital Initiatives where he led creative development and operations of digital content and special Institute projects, traveling globally and producing events for creators. Later he joined The Redford Center as Director of Marketing and Distribution. In the last two years alone, Bill has produced three narrative features films, including I LOVE MY DAD written and directed by James Morosini, starring Patton Oswalt, Morosini, Claudia Sulewski, Rachel Dratch, and Lil Rel Howery, which was released by Magnolia Pictures in theaters across the country after taking home the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at its SXSW premiere last Spring.