2017 Directors/Producers Forum & NDS Panels

Depicting one of today’s most relevant social issues through raw documentarian storytelling, a transgender YouTuber opened up about her life’s journey in YouTube Red’s This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous, directed by two-time Oscar award winning director Barbara Kopple. Gigi Lazzarato, who began life...
Directors and producers of advertising and entertainment content discuss how their roles, responsibilities and skillsets have evolved to meet the needs of an evolving marketplace. Business models and diversification were among the many topics addressed. On the diversification front, we find out how...
Leading attorneys from Frankfurt Kurnit Klein + Selz (FKKS) discuss contracts, career development, and what director priorities should be when considering a new production house roost. The FKKS lawyers provide counsel for commercial directors looking to move into film & TV--and vice versa...
Derek Cianfrance of RadicalMedia, whose filmmaking prowess spans features and commercials, joins SHOOT editor, Bob Goldrich , on stage for a one-on-one interview. Cianfrance discusses the path he took to the director's chair, industry relationships, backstories behind varied projects, the art of...
Five of the Showcase directors discuss their work and future plans. Two industry pros joined the conversation providing industry perspective; they are: James Shani, founder & CEO, Madison + Vine, and Madison Wharton, chief production officer, DDB New York, The five Showcase directors are Josh...