Time: May 11, 2013 at 6:30pm to May 12, 2013 at 12am
Location: Downtown Independent
Street: 251 S Main St.
City/Town: Los Angeles, CA
Website or Map: http://www.downtownindependen…
Event Type: festival
Organized By: Downtown Independent
Latest Activity: May 8, 2013
Slamdance is a showcase for raw and innovative filmmaking self governed-By Filmakers, For Filmakers. The year round organization serves new and emerging artists, filmmakers and storytellers. For more information, please visit their website.
This event will feature guest speakers including Ted Schilowitz and Nina Menkes.
Ted has been part of creating some truly revolutionary products as one of the founding members and part of the development and worldwide outreach team at RED Digital Cinema.
An award winning Director and Producer, Schilowitz has created projects for Nickelodeon, Fox, NBC, The Discovery Channel, and many more. He has been featured in publications including but not limited to Wired, Digital Television Magazine and Videography.
Hailed as "one of the greatest figures in new wave feminist cinema" at her recent retrospective in Austria, and "brilliant, one of the most provocative artists in film today" by the LA Times, Nina Menkes synthesizes inner dream-worlds with harsh outer realities. Dennis Lim, writing in the New York Times, describes Menkes as a "cinematic sorceress of the self."
6:30pm - Doors Open
7pm - Program Introduction