Film Independent has announced panelists for its sixth annual Filmmaker Forum Oct. 29 – 31.The forum, held at the DGA in Los Angeles, has added panels on new media. Speakers include Peter Broderick, “Cyrus” producer Michael Costigan and “Crazy Heart” writer/director/producer Scott Cooper. Conference aims to give filmmakers access to innovative film professionals, offering discussions, networking sessions, case studies and presentations on contemporary work. Topics include production, distribution, documentary and emerging media. Opening night film, keynote speaker and the recipient of the 2010 Sloan Producers Grant will be announced in the coming weeks.