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    Thursday, February 9, 2023 - 9:30am PT

    Join filmmaker/activist Adamu Chan and a distinguished group of panelists to think through the ethics, realities, and outcomes of documenting incarceration.

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    Tuesday, January 31, 2023 - 11:00am PT

    IDA Fiscal Sponsorship is happy to present a webinar featuring Patrick Creadon to discuss fundraising as an independent filmmaker. We will also delve into the ins and outs of our program and what you should know about fiscal sponsorship.

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    Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 2:00am PT

    In this workshop, IDA’s Director of Artist Programs Abby Sun will walk filmmakers through the process of developing a film festival strategy that takes the particular expectations, needs, and prospects of your individual film into account. Guest speaker Chase Whiteside (América, co-directed with Erick Stoll) will provide a case study drawing on his own experiences navigating the film festival circuit with and without a sales agent.

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    Monday, November 7, 2022 - 9:30am PT

    Karin Chien from Distribution Advocates will walk us through a scan of the distribution landscape and talk with independent filmmakers Stephen Maing (Untitled Amazon Union Documentary, Crime + Punishment) and Emma D. Miller (What We Leave Behind, Untitled Mistress Dispeller Project) to shed some light the seemingly shadowy and intimidating world of distribution.