special events, seminars, panels and parties

HOW TO ATTEND SEMINARS AND PANELS

VIP Passes and Gold Passes cover Seminars and Panels.  Get a free ticket to each one, either on-line or the Box Office.

 Seminars and Panels held at Hampton Inn are $5. Tickets can be bought in advance on-line, at the Box Office or at the door of the event at the Hampton Inn.  Tickets may sell out, if a persron wants guaranteed tickets it’s recommended they buy in advance on-line.

Tickets for Panels held with feature length screening at Cinemark are $10 and can be bought in advance on-line or at the Box Office.

Special Event: Kansas City Red Carpet Premiere, The Scent of Rain and Lightning

Friday, April 7:  7:00PM
Red Carpet before Friday screening

Guests:  Director Blake Robbins, Star Justin Chatwin,
Casting Director Deborah Dion and Author Nancy Pickard
Q&A following screening hosted by KC Live Host, Michelle Davidson

Sunday, April 9: 3:45PM

Guests:  Director Blake Robbins, and Author Nancy Pickard
Q&A following screening 

Women Making Movies Brunch Panel

Apr 8, 2017 | 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Guests: Nnegest Likké, Deborah Dion, Morgan Dameron
Moderated by KC Live Host Michelle Davidson

Location: Hampton Inn on the Plaza, Plaza AB

Use Gold and VIP Passes, or $5 online.
Day of $5 at door or show Gold, VIP, or Filmmaker badges.  
First come first serve at the door.

Eventbrite - Women Making Movies Brunch Panel

An Eye for Talent

Apr 8, 2017 | 11:10 PM – 12:10 PM

Guest: Deborah Dion
How casting directors seek out the perfect actor based on the script pages, characters’ descriptions and  input from producers and their director.

Location: Hampton Inn on the Plaza, Plaza C

Use Gold and VIP Passes, or $5 online.
Day of $5 at door or show Gold, VIP, or Filmmaker badges.  
First come first serve at the door.

Eventbrite - An Eye For Talent

Novel to the Screen - Screenwriting Seminar

Apr 8, 2017 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Guests: Nancy Pickard, Jeff Robison, Casey Twenter

Location: Hampton Inn on the Plaza, Plaza C

Use Gold and VIP Passes, or $5 online.
Day of $5 at door or show Gold, VIP, or Filmmaker badges.  
First come first serve at the door.

Eventbrite - Novel to the Screen - Screenwriting Seminar

The American Artist: The Life & Times of George Caleb Bingham with Panel

Apr 8, 2017 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM with Panel 2:00 PM- 2:40 PM

Screening and Panel Discussion immediately following film
Guests: Director Shane Seeley, David Cateforis, KU-Chair, History of Art Department Professor, American Art, Modern and Contemporary Art,  Moderated by filmmaker Tim De Paepe

Location: Cinemark Theater 4

Movie Tickets $10

Unlocking the Studio System

 

Apr 8, 2017 | 2:10 PM – 3:10 PM

Guest: Jon B. Schwartz
How independent projects and expanding distribution platforms are finding new audiences in today’s market.

Location: Hampton Inn on the Plaza, Plaza C

Use Gold and VIP Passes, or $5 online.
Day of $5 at door or show Gold, VIP, or Filmmaker badges.  
First come first serve at the door.

Eventbrite - Unlocking the Studio System

Prison Fighters: 5 Rounds to Freedom with Panel

Apr 8, 2017 | 2:55 PM – 4:15 PM with Panel 4:15 PM – 4:45 PM

Screening and Panel Discussion immediately following film.

Guests:  Director Micah Brown, Producer Jason Bowers, Editor/Producer Tim Mullen, Producer Jackie Decker, Director of Photography Justin Fredericks, Creative Consultant Jeff Chadiha

Location: Cinemark Theater 7

Music for Film: Telling Powerful Stories

4/8 3:20-4:20p Hampton Inn,
Guest: Mark Buergler of SongHue
Moderated by Mario Nimal Pabaroue
Music has the power to create a deeper emotional response when paired with film. Although selecting the right soundtrack can be a daunting task, the importance of music selection should never be overlooked.

Eventbrite - Music for Film: Telling Powerful Stories

Special Event: Kansas City Red Carpet Premiere, Different Flowers

Saturday April 8th, 2017

Red Carpet before 5:00 PM screening
Screenings:
5:00 PM
5:40 PM
8:30 PM

Director Morgan Dameron attending, with two stars of the cast- Emma Bell and Hope Lauren

Different Flowers
Written and Directed by Morgan Dameron
Producer: Shelley Long, David Karp and Morgan Dameron
Starring: Shelley Long, Emma Bell, Hope Lauren, Sterling Knight, Romy Rosemont, Rob Mayes, Sean Gunn, Steve Agee

Sponsored by Kansas City Women in Film and Television

Movies & Memories ANNIE

Sunday, April 9 2017 Live music & popcorn: 1:30 p.m. Screening: 2 p.m. Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.
Click for more info

Co-Sponsored by the Heart of America Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, the Creativity Connection and KC FilmFest.