Industry Panels

Friday, April 1st

Power House
126 West Street, Annapolis, MD 21401

10:30 - 11:30 am

The Writers Room

MODERATOR: Mimi Edmunds, Journalist, Documentary Filmmaker
PANELISTS: John Hay: Writer/Director, To Olivia | Abi Damaris Corbin: Writer/Director, 892 | John Patton Ford: Writer/Director, Emily The Criminal | Nicole Rodenberg: Writer/Director, Glob Lessons | Colin Froeber: Writer/Actor, Glob Lessons | Hari Leigh: Writer, Troll-2017.

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Pitch Perfect Panel

MODERATOR: Joe Neumaier, Film Journalist and Q&A Host
PANELISTS: Steve Burns - Producer, Rollercoaster Road Productions | Mimi Edmunds - Journalist, Documentary Filmmaker | Mahin Ibrahim - Producer, Disney+ Disney Launchpad | Wadooah Wali - Co-Founder, REVRY | Donall McCusker - Producer, To Olivia, Hurt Locker

1:30 - 2:30 pm

To Stream or Not to Stream

MODERATOR: Emil Gallina, Executive Producer, AFF Board President
PANELISTS: Mahin Ibrahim - Producer Disney+ Disney Launchpad | Sandrine Cassidy - Sr. Dir. Festivals & Distribution, USC | Sharon Badal - VP Shorts Programming Tribeca Film Festival | Jacques Paisner - former Programmer, Jean Cocteau Cinema, Artistic Director SFIFF (Santa Fe)

3:00 - 4:00 pm

The Music Makers

MODERATOR: Emil Gallina, Executive Producer, AFF Board President
PANELISTS: Dave Wooley - Producer, Director, Music Producer, Musician | Logan Nyman - Composer, Audio Engineer | Myles Rodenhouse - Composer-Boblo Boats | Ross Patterson - Pianist, Composer, Improviser.

Saturday, April 2nd

Maryland Hall Room 308
801 Chase St, Annapolis, MD 21401

1:00 - 2:00 pm

Director's Cut

MODERATOR: Christopher LLewelyn Reed, Film Critic & Chair- Film Dep. Stevenson U.
PANELISTS: John Hay - Director, To Olivia | John Patton Ford - Director, Emily The Criminal | Abi Damaris Corbin - Director, 892 | Nicole Rodenberg - Director, Glob Lessons | Justin Zuckerman - Director, Yelling Fire… | Amy Grappell - Director, Kinderland | Aaron Schillinger - Director, Boblo Boats | Dave Wooley- Director, Dionne Warwick: Don't Make Me Over | Margaret Byrne - Director, Any Given Day | Monica Levinson - Director, The Stories of Us

Sunday, April 3rd

Maryland Hall Room 308
801 Chase St, Annapolis, MD 21401

1:30 - 2:30 pm

*this was previously advertised and is in the print program with a start time of 2:00pm - it is now 1:30pm*

Voices of Women

MODERATOR: Melissa Houghton - Director, Women in Film and Video
PANELISTS: Amy Grappell - Director, Kinderland | Ora DeKornfeld - Editor, Mija | Abi Damaris Corbin - Writer/Director, 892 | Nicole Rodenberg - Writer/Director, Glob Lessons | Margaret Byrne - Director, Any Given Day | Susie Galler - Director, True North | Laura Waters Hinson - Director, Street Reporter | Sharon Badal - VP of Shorts Programming Tribeca Film Festival
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