4th IPDF: Open Panel & Masterclass at LAGFF

Organized By Los Angeles Greek Film Festival

Location: Egyptian Theatre

6712 Hollywood Blvd,Los Angeles (34.101415, -118.336574)


The INTERNATIONAL PROJECT DISCOVERY FORUM (IPDF) is the industry program of Los Angeles Greek Film Festival promoting international independent film development and co-production. This year's FREE and OPEN to the public industry events are: 12:30 pm - 2:30pm: WRITING FOR DIVERSITY IN TV Panel. During this group session esteemed television writers and personalities discuss and share their experiences, challenges and efforts to promote diversity on TV – both within the writer’s room and the characters they create. Panelists are writer Aida Croal (Luke Cage), writer Julia Fontana (Lucifer), Maikiko James from the newly launched Women In Film's Women Writing Lab, musician/ writer Our Lady J (Transparent), Producer Benoni Tagoe (Awkward Black Girl) and director/ producer Greg Yaitanes (Banshee, House M.D.) This event is FREE, but please REGISTER HERE: http://www.itsmyseat.com/events/495421.html ---------------------------------------- 3:00 pm - 5pm: HOW A DIRECTOR FINDS HER CHARACTERS presented by writer/director Athina Tsangari. Tsangari, one of the principal instigators of the New Greek Wave, offers a unique Masterclass on her directing craft. Her latest award-winning feature CHEVALIER is screening in the festival on Thursday, June 2. The masterclass is moderated by Carlos Aguilar who has written for outlets such as Indiewire, MovieMaker, and Variety Latino. This event is FREE, please REGISTER HERE: http://www.itsmyseat.com/events/939796.html