2016 SDF Artists Convening Schedule

2016 SDF Artists Convening Schedule

FRIDAY JUNE 10

–> @ UNC Center for Public Television
       10 TW Alexander Drive
       Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-4900

2:45-3PM: Registration & Check In

3:00-5:00PM:  Panel Discussion*

 Navigating PBS — Getting your documentary broadcast on public television — locally or nationally — can seem daunting. Join UNC-TV’s Rachel Raney for a panel discussion on how to navigate the PBS landscape as an independent producer. Special guests include David Eisenberg from ITVS, Chris Hastings from The World Channel, Amy Shumaker from SCETV, and Chris White from POV. 

Reception to follow. 

*This event is free and open to the public but space is limited.  If you are not already registered to attend the  2016 Artists Convening you may register for this event here.

SATURDAY JUNE 11

–> @ Center for Documentary Studies
       1317 W Pettigrew Street
       Durham, NC 27705

8:00-9:00AM  Registration/Check In
                               Continental Breakfast

9:00-10:30AM:  Workshop 1

1. Know Your Rights: Fair Use and Why It Matters with Gordon Quinn, Co-founder of Kartemquin Films

11:00-12:30PM: Workshops 2 & 3   

2. Unpacking Documentary’s Social Impact with Caty Borum Chattoo, Co-Director for the Center for Media & Social Impact, American University

3. Keeping Track: Budgeting and Project Management with David Eisenberg, Associate Director of Production and a Supervising Producer for ITVS,

LUNCH

2:00-3:30PM: Workshops 2 & 3 repeat

7:00-9:00PM: Master Class with selected clips on the creation of A Good Man with co-director/producer Gordon Quinn*

A Good Man follows acclaimed director/choreographer Bill T. Jones (Last Supper at Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Still/Here, FELA!) as he and his company create their most ambitious work, an original dance-theater piece in honor of Abraham Lincoln’s Bicentennial.  A Good Man is a window into the creative process and, indeed, the creative crisis of one of our nation’s most enduring, provocative artists as he explores what it means to be a good man, to be a free man, to be a citizen.

*This event is open to the public but space is limited.  If you are not already registered to attend the 2016 Artists Convening, you may purchase individual tickets to this event hereIf  seats are available, tickets at the door will be $25.

–>@ 21c Hotel
          111 North Corcoran Street
          Durham, NC 27701

SUNDAY JUNE 12

9:30-11:00AM: Workshop 4

Pitch Your Project*

–> @ McKinney Advertising Screening Room
       American Tobacco Campus
       318 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701

*Limited seating

12:00-2:00PM: SDF Fundraising Brunch at Mateo*

–>@ Mateo Bar de Tapas
      109 W Chapel Hill Street
      Durham, NC 27701

2:30-4:00PM:  SDF Spring Showcase**

–> @ Full Frame Theater
       American Tobacco Campus
       320 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC 27701

*This event is open to the public but space is limited.  
Learn more about our Annual Fundraising Brunch and purchase tickets here. (A limited number of tickets for this fundraiser are available to SDF Project Directors at a special rate.)

**This event is open to the public but space is limited.  If you are not already registered to attend the 2016 Artists Convening, you may purchase individual tickets to this event here.