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PAFF Panels and Workshops in LA

PAFF Panels and Workshops

Word Up: Marketing & Promotion

What does it take to get the attention of the public? Catchy phrases, lots of press, flashy t-shirts? Our panelists are veteran film marketers who will share their wealth of experience with the audience. Position yourself in the right circles. Confirmed panelists: Roz Stevenson, Publicist for "RAY", Eva Davis, VP of Warner Home Video, Lynn Jeter, Artist Manager and Publicist and Jasmyne Cannick, producer and publicist for the upcoming cable TV series "Noah's Arc" and for the Pan African Film and Arts Festival.

Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Film Financing

What does it take to get the bank interested in financing your new project? Presenter: Brenda Doby, Union Bank of California. (Invitation only seminar)

Wednesday, February 16, 2005

WGA Presents Writing Biopics

More character stories of color need to be told. Two writers with a proven track record share storyline techniques and character development secrets. Motivate yourself to put pen to paper. Confirmed panelists: Jimmy White ("Ray") and Tina Andrews ("The Sally Hemmings Story").

Thursday, February 17, 2005

The Making of Constellation

"Constellation," the 2005 PAFF Centerpiece film, is an elegant, star-studded drama with a broad audience appeal. Meet the people who pulled it together and find out how it was done. Panelists will include: Jordan Walker-Pearlman (writer/producer/director), Shannon Murphy (producer), Kristi Gamble (producer), and Hill Harper (actor).

Thursday, February 17, 2005

Deaf Filmmakers: Looking for Diversity, Here We Are!

Mianba Productions/ Michelle Banks presents A Panel Workshop DEAF FLIMMAKERS: LOOKING FOR DIVERSITY, HERE WE ARE! (Panelists: Ann Marie "Jade" Bryan, CJ Jones, Rene Visco, Onisha, Eli Steele & David Kurs) Moderator: Michelle A. Banks

Thursday, February 17, 2005
Location: Community Room, Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza

Bringing It To the Silver Screen: The Diary of a Mad Black Woman

The character of Madea was created by a lively comedian Tyler Perry. His strength was the street market that he developed, touring city after city, selling out theatres. This group saw that as an opportunity to take Madea to Hollywood. One ticket at a time. Panelists include Producer Reuben Cannon, Director Darren Grant and Editor and Executive Producer Terilyn Shopshire.

Friday, February 18, 2005

Black Gays in Film & Television

This panel will examine Hollywood's blatant disregard for all things Black and gay. A discussion on the current, past, and future conditions of Black gays in the entertainment industry. Does the politics of the gay rights movement affect the politics of the entertainment industry? Join a panel of actors, directors, producers, and activists as they give insight on these topics.

Panelists include: Filmmaker Patrik Ian Polk, Producer Jasmyne Cannick, Producer Taj Paxton, Publicist Clarence Williams, Filmmaker Debra Wilson. Fox 11 Morning News Anchor Tony McEwing will moderate the panel.

Co-produced with OUTFEST, the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (

Saturday, February 19, 2005

All PAFF panels except where noted will take place at the PAFF Bistro, adjacent to the Magic Johnson Theaters located at:

PAFF Bistro
3700 Santa Rosalia Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90008
(At the corner of Santa Rosalia and Marlton on the BHCP)

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