Think Outside the Box Office
Film Fatales - Nov. 5, 2023

Film Fatales hosted an online distribution and marketing workshop with 8 Above founder Jon Reiss and Film Fatales members Hazel Gurland-Pooler (Storming Caesars Palace), Jasmín López (Silent Beauty), Ivey Camille Manybeads Tso (Powerlands), Nana Ghana (You Are Always Right Here), and Ruth Du (Samson). Every filmmaking team has their own goals, resources and skills. Jon walked us through some ways to create a unique pathway to get your film into the world and connect with your audience. Moderated by Jennifer Takaki (Photographic Justice: the Corky Lee Story).

Jon Reiss is a sought-after speaker, moderator, and workshop leader for IFP, IDFA, IDA, Hot Docs, FIND, Scottish Documentary Institute, and many more organizations all over the world. Every film is unique and with unique audiences, opportunities and challenges. With support from event partners International Documentary Association, Minorities in Film, Pano Network, and The Gotham, filmmakers of all experience levels were invited to attend this highly informative workshop.