Everyone will attend a keynote address, two breakout sessions, a table fair, and a speed networking event. There is no cost to attend and lunch is included. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Film Career Day gets underway when you arrive! You’ll pick up your badge at McCaw Hall where you will be whisked upstairs for a NFFTY produced, high speed opportunity to network with filmmakers from around the world,! Not only that, but you’ll be get to know your fellow registered students & non-students as you travel together in groups.
It’s a fun, satisfying way to wake up upon your arrival.
We encourage you to make the time to get to know the film-related business, organizations and schools who have come out for the table fair.
It’s a a tremendous opportunity to connect with businesses related to your interests and often they are looking for interns, part-time help or volunteers. This is your chance to dazzle them with your eagerness and communicate your readiness to jump right in. This is also your chance to delve into local film school programs at various campus throughout the Puget Sound, to find out which one fits your goals and interests best.
One Reel is proud to announce Seattle's first FILM CAREER DAY is coming your way on Friday, October 26, 2018! Presented by the City of Seattle and Seattle Office of Film + Music, in partnership with the National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY) & One Reel. FILM CAREER DAY promises to be a productive stepping stone toward pursuing a career in this field. Whether it's behind the camera, in the director's chair, working in hair & make-up or one of hundreds of other positions that contribute to the filmmaking and content creation process, meet the people who make it happen.
Should I Stay or Should I Go?
Seattle? L.A.? Atlanta? This moderated discussion among three film industry professionals with local, national, and international film production experience, will focus on reasons for building your film career locally versus choosing other film production centers/regions.
School or No School?
Will a film degree help me get work? Join this moderated discussion among three film industry professionals who have and have not attended film school on their way to careers in the film industry. The conversation is not intended to determine a right/wrong path, but rather to share the expertise from professionals about what it takes to get your foot in the door and then create a successful career in film production.
Director and Producer Panel
Action! Cut! Rent that C-Stand! Write that check! Making a movie is half creative and half business. Learn how directors and producers balance how to get magic on the screen with having resources to get it on the screen. This moderated discussion among directors and producers will shed light on roles and collaboration to get the work from vision to screen.
Sound and Vision
Many creative forces must combine to create the emotional experience of films. Join this moderated discussion among three film industry creatives responsible for the look and feel of feature films. The discussion will focus on the collaborative interaction between key creatives who guide the look, pace, and sound of films, creating the emotional connection between the audience and the screen.
Where’s the Work?
Over 50% of the Office of Film + Music’s film permits are for corporate and commercial work. This moderated discussion among three film industry professionals will uncover what work is happening in Seattle, where to find it, and how to take part in it. Learn about how and where to find work in the region from the producers who are hiring.
VR, AR, and Emerging Technologies
Virtual and Augmented Reality film making and consumer experience tools are no longer science fiction – they’re here and being used every day. Join this moderated discussion of AR/VR professionals to learn practical ways this, and other new technologies, can be used in your visual storytelling.