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Welcome Reception

After you land in the self proclaimed “live music capital of the world,” Austin, TX, settle into your room at the Omni Hotel for a little r&r before our Sunday night shindig. Join us from 6:30pm to 8:30pm for our welcome reception where you’ll get to register, pick up your name badge, grab your swag bag, and of course, mingle with like minded folks. If your flight won’t arrive in time, don’t fret cause we’ve got you covered… You will also be able to pick up your name badge and swag bag first thing Monday morning at the Alamo.

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Day 1 kicks off at the Alamo Drafthouse, the “Coolest Movie Theatre in the World” according to and us, of course.  Come early for a comfy seat and some bagels, muffins and breakfast pastries on us. Settle in for a full day of education and inspiration from four dynamic speakers and order lunch from the comfort of your seat so you don’t miss a thing. Monday’s presenters include:

  • 9:00am - Alamo Drafthouse Lobby Opens

  • 9:15am - Theater Doors Open

  • 9:30am - 11:00am Wally Pfister, ASC

  • 11:00am - 11:15am Break

  • 11:15am - 12:30pm Adam Kersh

  • 12:30pm - 12:45pm Break

  • 12:45pm - 1:00pm Dallas Taylor

  • 1:00pm - 2:30pm Chris Scarabosio

  • 2:30pm - 2:45pm Break

  • 2:45pm - 4:00pm Grant Singer

  • 4:00pm - 4:15pm Break

  • 4:15pm - 5:30pm Robert McLachlan ASC, CSC

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Break Out Sessions

By providing lecture based presentations as well as break out sessions we’ve combined the best of both worlds. Our break out sessions give everyone the opportunity to learn in a more intimate environment. At the end of the day on Monday everyone will be assigned to a group. You’ll meet your group on Tuesday morning at St. David’s prior to when the break out sessions start. Each group will get to participate in every break out session so you won’t miss a thing.

Breakout Sessions Include:

  • Stephen Mirrione, ACE - Editing

  • Wynn Thomas - Production Design

  • Larry Fong, ASC - Lighting

Breakout Session Schedule:

  • 8:30 - 9:30am Sponsor/Screening Room Open

  • 9:30 - 11:30am Rotation #1

  • 11:30 - 12:30pm Lunch Break & Sponsor/Screening Room

  • 12:30 - 2:30pm Rotation #2

  • 2:30 - 3:00pm Break & Sponsor/Screening Room

  • 3:00 - 5:00pm Rotation #3

  • 8:30pm Optional Networking Get Together

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For our last day we head back to the Alamo Drafthouse where, once again, we will have breakfast items available first thing. Four more filmmakers will take the stage throughout the day. Wednesday’s presenters include:

  • 8:30am - Alamo Drafthouse Lobby Opens

  • 8:45am - Theater Doors Open

  • 9:00am - 10:30am Stephen Mirrione, ACE

  • 10:30am - 10:45am Break

  • 10:45am - 12:00pm Danielle Hinde

  • 12:00pm - 12:15pm Break

  • 12:15pm - 1:45pm Mauro Fiore, ASC

  • 1:45pm - 2:00pm Break

  • 2:00pm - 2:15pm Tony Yu

  • 2:15pm - 3:30pm Steve Hoover

  • 3:30pm - 3:45pm Travis Wears

  • 3:45pm - 4:15pm Break

  • 4:15pm - 5:30pm Carmen Cabana

  • 8:30pm Wrap Party

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