Saturday, May 19
Moderated by Carrie Schrader
MUSIC FOR THE MOVIES (noon to 1 p.m.)
How is music composed, scored and mixed for the movies? Hear from professional composers and conductors of Star Wars, Burn Notice, Walk the Line, CNN, The Atlanta Braves and more just how tunes are tracked for images.
ANIMAL WRANGLING 101 (2 to 3 p.m.)
How do you find and wrangle animals for film? Catch the women behind stark9.com who provide all kinds of critters for movies, television and commercials. They’ll share the dos and don’ts of pets on set and introduce a few of their favorite animal stars!
STUNTS & SAFETY (4 to 5 p.m.)
Michael Allen Hollinger
Professional stuntman Michael Hollinger and his daring team will perform fighting stunts on stage and share tips and tricks from their years of experience doing the unthinkable in films and television.
Sunday, May 20
Moderated by Michael Lucker
MAKING MUSIC VIDEOS (noon to 1 p.m.)
Join successful music video directors who have produced videos for such rock and country stars as Goo Goo Dolls, Mastedon, Blackberry Smoke, Sara Evans, Trisha Yearwood and more. They will share the secrets of telling powerful cinematic stories three and a half minutes at a time.
SOCIAL MEDIA CHARM SCHOOL (2 to 3 p.m.)
Meet the mind behind Seed & Spark, one of the leading programs in the country for empowering young filmmakers to raise the finances and find the audience to make their dreams come true. She will share the latest greatest ways to use social media to work for you, your cast and crew.
SPECIAL EFFECTS, PRACTICAL & DIGITAL (4 to 5 p.m.)
Meet the man behind the digital effects of The Matrix, Men in Black 2, Die Hard with a Vengeance and more! He is joined by the artist behind the practical effects of The Devil’s Dolls and Outlaws and Angels. Together they will show just how the impossible is made possible.