Photo #178482: Transitioning from Shorts to Features Meetup Photos

Transitioning from Shorts to Features - Photo added by Joanne Butcher

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020  to 

How to transition from making short films to making features. What are the obstacles short filmmakers will need to overcome? How does making feature films differ from making shorts? Why do feature filmmakers need to consider the market in creating their films? 

 Joanne Butcher will give a talk and lead a filmmaker discussion about transitioning from making shorts to making features. Join us for an evening of learning about the world of filmmaking and the business, and of networking with other short-to-feature filmmakers. Narrative, animation and documentary filmmakers are welcome to attend. Also, if you collaborate with filmmakers - actors, composers, etc. - please join us. We can't make our short films without you!!! 


Joanne Butcher has worked extensively with hundreds of filmmakers from the US, UK, Brazil, Cuba, the Caribbean and Latin America. She has been mentored by James Schamus (producer/screenwriter Ang Lee’s The Ice Storm, Crouching Tiger, HIdden Dragon); Ted Hope (producer, In the Bedroom, 21 Grams); Laura Bickford, (producer, Traffic), and Lucy and Luis Carlos Barreto who have made over 200 films in Brazil and produced 2 filmmaker sons who have both been nominated for Oscars. Joanne was the former Director of the Alliance Cinema on Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, IFP/Miami and a founder of IFP/National. She created and spearheaded the Florida Statewide Film Competition that provided $200,000 cash and services to a feature film. She has taught film financing and screenwriting.
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