Wheaton Film Festival
Friday, November 10, 2017

Wheaton Film Festival 2017 Schedule

November 10, 2017

2:30pm - 3:00pm Doors Open, informal networking, welcome
3:00pm - 6:10pm PANEL DISCUSSIONS
6:10pm - 7:00 pm Networking, refreshments available, and gear petting zoo
7:00pm - 9:10pm FILM SCREENINGS
9:10pm - 9:30pm Award Presentations and Closing Comments
9:30 - 11:59pm After Party at Bar Louie at 11006 Veirs Mill Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20902

AFTER PARTY: The festival after party is at Bar Louie (11006 Veirs Mill Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20902). It is a 7 minute walk from Chuck Levin’s Music Center. There will be drinks specials with festival flyer or ticket: $3.50 for 14oz drafts, $4.50 for wine by the glass and $5.50 signature martinis! For more information on the bar, you can go to: http://www.barlouie.com/locations/states/maryland/wheaton

Panel Discussions

Filmmaking Process - a discussion of the process of filmmaking and distribution.
Entertainment Law 101 - presented by Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA) with John Mason.

Future of Filmmaking - a discussion of the technological advances that affect filmmaking, how to adapt, and what we can expect for the future of filmmaking. This may include a discussion on drones, virtual reality, and other key developments.

Festival Speakers

Erica Ginsberg and Adam Levin on Filmmaking Process

John Mason and Sandra Aistars on Entertainment Law 101

Chris Petracco on Future of Filmmaking

Film Screenings

Film Screenings will take place from 7:10pm - 9:10pm.
The filmmakers will get to introduce their film live to the attending audience and answer some brief Q&A.

Film Lineup:
November 19th
The Scholar & the Sailor
Mustard Quest
The Fabric of America
Encaustic: It's All the Buzz
Liberty's Hollow
The Wallet
Obscure Lines

Awards & Prizes
"Levin Grand Prize" - Jury Award for Best Overall Film - Winner: "The Scholar & the Sailor" 
"Wheaton Award" - Jury Award for Best Community Story - Winner "Odyssey"
"Kamen Grand Prize" - Jury Award for Best Student Film - Winner "November 19th"

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