The Festival’s esteemed Industry Conference, taking place September 6–10, 2019, at the Glenn Gould Studio, is an electrifying five-day professional development opportunity for creative and business delegates, featuring over 150 international guest speakers. Discover some of the esteemed speakers from the 2018 Conference here.
Some of this year’s amazing panels and sessions include:
Inspiring onstage interviews with internationally renowned luminaries who reveal their influences and what motivates their creative work.
Enterprising leaders from across the film and television world share their influence and views on our evolving industry.
When there are more than two sides to the story. Dynamic panel discussions tackle current events and innovative business and creative models in the film industry.
A full day addressing the creative and business sides of documentary, including the current landscapes for financing, production, and distribution.
A series of roundtable networking opportunities providing direct access to leading professionals.
Meet and mingle with fellow delegates and catch up on the day’s events. Daily in the Industry Lounge.
Six filmmaking teams have six minutes to pitch their feature-film ideas to an industry audience and jury. The winning team makes home $15,000 to develop their project.