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Tuesday, Nov. 2
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
The Digital Studio Conference

Confab, produced by iHollywoodForum, focuses on key issues in digital production and exhibition, and showcases innovators in enabling technologies and services.

Friday, Nov. 5
AFM Finance Conference

9 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.
The Magic

Behind the Deal
Programmed by the Independent Film and Television Alliance
Panelists: Mark Damon, chairman & CEO, Mark Damon Prods.; Steve Fayne, partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld; Bob Hayward, COO, Summit Entertainment; Howard Kaplan, COO, Morgan Creek Intl.; Trevor Short, CFO, Nu Image
Moderator: Lew Horwitz, prexy, Horwitz Entertainment Financial Services

11 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. The Future of Feature Film Financing
Panelists: Michael Burns, vice chair, Lions Gate Entertainment; John Schmidt, co-founder, prexy & COO, Content Film
Moderator: Stephen Saltzman, partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Saturday, Nov. 6
AFM Seminars

11 a.m.
Exploiting Ancillary Markets

Programmed by IFP/Los Angeles
Panelists: Peter Broderick, prexy, Paradigm Consulting; Paul Colichman, chair, Regent Entertainment; David Garber, prexy-CEO, Lantern Lane Entertainment; Robert Greenwald, producer-helmer (“Outfoxed”); Concepcion Lara, senior VP, new business & marketing, Studio Latino
Moderator: Michael C. Donaldson, partner, Donaldson & Hart

2 p.m.
They Call Them “Chick Flicks”: Offensive or Good Marketing?

Programmed by the Intl. Committee of Women in Film
Panelists: Scribes Jack Amiel (“Raising Helen,” “The Prince & Me”) and Michael Begler (“Raising Helen,” “The Prince & Me”); filmmakers Martha Coolidge (“Rambling Rose,” “Valley Girl”), Aiyana Elliott (“The Ballad of Ramblin’ Jack”) and Mark Rosman (“Cinderella Story,” “Lizzie McGuire”); producer Kathleen McLaughlin (“Rabbit-Proof Fence,” “The Quiet American”); Dana Precious, prexy, new media, Ignition Creative;
Moderator: June Shelley, intl. sales & marketing consultant; chair, the Intl. Committee of Women in Film

4 p.m.
How to Create Artful Movies on a Budget

Programmed by American Society of Cinematographers
Presented by: Sony Digital Productions Systems
Panelists: Don Burgess, ASC (“Forrest Gump,” “Polar Express”); Curtis Clark, ASC (“The Draughtsman’s Contract,” “Alamo Bay,”); Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC (“The Shawshank Redemption,” “Fargo”); Michael Goi, ASC (“Judas,” “Cloud Nine”); Rob McLachlan, ASC, CSC (“The One,” “Final Destination”); David Mullen, ASC (“Twin Falls, Idaho,” “Shadowboxer”); Nancy Schreiber, ASC (“November,” “American Gun”); Vilmos Zsigmond, ASC (“Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” “The Deer Hunter”)
Moderators: George Spiro Dibie, board of governors, ASC; Barney Miller (“Night Court,” “Growing Pains”); Bob Fisher, journalist/honorary member, ASC

Sunday, Nov. 7
3 p.m.
One for the Bank, One for the Soul

Programmed by SAGIndie/Screen Actors Guild
Panelists: Kimberly Elise (“The Manchurian Candidate,” “Woman Thou Art Loosed”); Diane Ladd (“Primary Colors,” “Rambling Rose”); Sandra Oh (“Sideways,” “Under the Tuscan Sun”)
Moderator: Chris Gardner, journalist, People

Monday, Nov. 8

11 a.m.
Merging Creativity and Business: The Writer/Producer

Programmed by Writers Guild of America, west
Panelists: Writer-director Rodrigo Garcia and producer Julie Lynn (“Nine Lives”); co-writers Michael Petroni and Jeff Stockwell, and producer Jay Shapiro (“The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys”)
Moderator: Robin Swicord, scribe (“Memoirs of a Geisha”) and writer/co-producer (“Little Women”)

3 p.m.
Made in the USA: Incentives for Producing Your Film in the States

Programmed by Directors Guild of America
Panelists: Pat Kaufman, deputy commissioner & director, New York State Governor’s Office for Motion Picture & Television Development; John Porter, lobbyist, Washington Council Ernst & Young; Brenda Sexton, director, Illinois Film Office; Mark Smith, director, Governors Office of Film & Television Development, Louisiana
Moderator: Dennis Bishop, DGA member/producer/unit production manager

All in Santa Monica, Calif.
Finance Conference:
Fairmont Miramar, 101 Wilshire Blvd. (Starlight Ballroom)
AFM Seminars: Le Merigot, 1740 Ocean Ave. (Pacific Room)
The Digital Studio Conference: Laemmle Monica, 1332 Second St.

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