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SXSW 2021

Where Do We Go From Here?

Rebecca Green, producer of the indie horror sensation, IT FOLLOWS, and Founder and Editor-in-Chief of DearProducer.com, brings together some of the industry’s most talented producers in independent film to discuss how filmmakers pick up the pieces after the pandemic has paralyzed our industry. Producers will discuss COVID-19 protocols on low-budget films, raising financing during a time when the distribution pipeline is more narrow than it has ever been, the reshaping of the film festival circuit, and rebuilding the independent film ecosystem.

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  1. Various approaches on how to get an independent film off the ground in 2021 and beyond.
  2. Evaluation of the recent drastic shifts in the film festival circuit, as well as dwindling distribution opportunities for independent films.
  3. Patience and perseverance needed to form long term strategies to build a sustainable career and work as a producer in the coming years.



Rebecca Green, Producer, DearProducer.com

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