Do you like to make movies? Do you like to talk about making movies? Do you like to watch movies? If you answered yes to any of these questions then you must attend the Business of Film Conference 2009; presented by SWAMP (Southwest Alternate Media Project) and TALA (Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts). This yearâ€™s conference will be held on September 12, 2009 from 12pm-5pm at Rice Universityâ€™s Media Center.
Got questions about your own movie you are working on? Want to make a movie but donâ€™t know where to get started? This conference is packed with valuable information and will feature panels and other discussions about the business of making movies. There will be many professionals from the film, legal and financial industries to give their insight into the film-making business.The Schipul Crew discovered this great event thanks to Web Entertainment Guide (a client whose site will be live soon–can’t wait!!).
Some of the topics include:
- Social Networking for Filmmakers
- Creating an LLC or LLP for your production company
- Funding your great film
- Licensing for music in your film
- The Producers Panel
- Ask an Attorney or Accountant
- Much, much more!!
For a list of the speakers and schedule for the conference visit, www.swamp.org/bizoffilm.html
The conference is open to anyone who would like to come. The registration fee is $50 for the general public and $40 for SWAMP, TALA members and students.
Want to win a â€˜Schipul Scholarshipâ€™ to this event (i.e. a free ticket)?!
Itâ€™s super easy! All you have to do is go to our Facebook page (if you are not already a fan, you need to become one). You will see the contest question posted on our fan page, â€˜what is your favorite, most inspiring movie quoteâ€™. Post your comment about the question, and we will pick a random comment to win a â€˜Schipul Scholarshipâ€™ into the conference!
For more information regarding this conference or SWAMP, visit their website at SWAMP.org or call them at (713) 522-8592 x 2.