SLO Film Festival 2019 Behind-the-Scenes Panels and ActivitiesName: SLO Film Festival 2019 Behind-the-Scenes Panels and ActivitiesDate: March 16, 2019 - March 17, 2019Event Description:
Presented by City of San Luis Obispo
Also sponsored by Blackhorse Espresso & Bakery
Enjoy muffins and coffee from Blackhorse Espresso & Bakery as you learn from the pros! Panels are free to all pass holders, and $5 for everyone else.
Fun Run with SLO Marathon’s Samantha Pruitt
Meet Samantha…on and off camera! This SLO dynamo will greet participants for a short talk about endurance running and lead you on a run through San Luis Obispo, ending at the Downtown Cinemas for the 10:15am screening of the Endurancetown Short about her, RUNNING MAN OF PASADENA and ACCIDENTAL CLIMBER.
Sat March 16
Moderator and Panelists: Rick Wall (Satori), Steven Oritt (Accidental Climber) and Aaron Lieber (Unstoppable: Bethany Hamilton)
Risking life and limb on a regular basis, these action filmmakers discuss the many challenges of filming climbing, surf, other action sports films. Is it worth it?
Sat March 16
10:30 – 11:45am
Walking Tour of SLO Filming Locations
Hosted by James Papp / Secret SLO
Take a walk around downtown with local architectural historian James Papp as he shares the scenes, shots, and background stories of movies filmed on location in San Luis Obispo—from “Murder by Numbers” to “Personal Best”—along with SLO’s place in Hollywood lore. It will be an extra colorful tour with Cal Poly students celebrating St. Patrick’s Day early that morning! A green beer will greet you on your return to the Lounge.
Sunday March 17
What’s New in the World of Indie Filmmaking?
Moderator: John Wildman
Narrative writers, producers and directors discuss the current state of moviemaking in Hollywood and beyond. Tax incentives, new distribution models, casting and audience tastes are ever-changing in this competitive and potentially lucrative business…but how do you crack the code?
Sun March 17