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Saturday, October 15 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Indie Film Track: Storytelling through Editing

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Film production takes many hours and many minds, but one of the most important roles often goes under-recognized: the editor. The editor's job is akin to that of the screenwriter as they are required to shape the story based on condensing many weeks of footage into something cohesive and succinct. Join us for a conversation about the critical questions all editors must ask and answer during the syncing, bridging, and slicing phase of any film, and how their role as a storyteller is pivotal to the post-production process.

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Roy Rutngamlug


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Jacob Burns

writer/director Electric Nostalgia; co-founder Planet Thunder Productions
When Jacob Leighton Burns was in third grade, he told his elementary school counselor that he was going to be a movie director when he grew up, and ever since then, he has been working towards that goal. He spent his early years in Joplin, Missouri, but moved with his family to Oklahoma... Read More →
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Ryan Colucci

writer/director/producer Suburban Cowboy
Ryan is an alumnus of the prestigious Peter Stark Producing MFA Program at USC.  He received his BA in Film Studies and Production from Hofstra University, graduating Suma Cum Laude. Before that he pursued a degree in Accounting from Villanova University and spent a year at Cambridge... Read More →
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Kurro Gonzalez

Director, Editor and Writer. He studied Media Communication at San Pablo CEU and Film Editing at Film and Audiovisual School of the Community of Madrid (ECAM). He produced and edited the documentary “El regreso a ninguna parte” and is responsable for the editing of three TV series... Read More →
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Eva Vitija

writer/director My Life as a Film; Vice-President Swiss Filmmakers Association ARF/FDS
Eva Vitija was born 1973 in Basel. Since her screenwriting studies at DffB (Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie, Berlin) in 2002, she has been working as a screenwriter for television and cinema in Switzerland and in Germany. She wrote many screenplays for feature-length films, TV... Read More →

Saturday October 15, 2016 2:45pm - 4:00pm CDT
InterContinental Stephen F Austin, Assembly Room