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IFFS International Film Festival Summit Austin


The Intenational Film Festival Summit returns this December 7-9,  2014 in Austin, TX.
Book with a discount from filmfestivals.com.

The European summit held in Paris 

The next Annual IFFS will be the most informative and fun filled summit to date with new topics and speakers, insuring that attendees at all levels can all find the answers and creative new ideas that they are looking for.
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IFFS 2014 Day 3 Agenda

Tuesday December 9, 2014   Conference Chair: PublicVine 8:45am Opening Remarks, Registration & Exhibit Floor Opens       9:00am – 10:00am Zilker Ballroom 3&4 Crossover Panel I’m Every Woman- Women in Film and Music Introduced by Michelle Lee of Delta Air Lines We all know it can be lonely at the top, lonely at the bottom…and even in the middle. We’ll explore how women can su...

IFFS 2014 Day 2 Agenda

9:00am – 10:00am Texas Ballroom 1 Tech: Sell Out Your Festival with Big Data Panelists will discuss how festivals can leverage the vast amount of data on concerts, bands, managers and other sources to maximize attendance. Learn the tools and strategies that festivals are using to leverage Big Data to drive ticket sales and marketing. Moderator: Biasha Mitchell, Manager, Music & Festivals, Eventbrite Panelist: Uri Bogler, VP Marketing, Fron...

IFFS 2014 Day 1 Agenda

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Sunday, December 7, 2014 Conference Chair: Benjamin Oberman, President/CEO, Film Festival Flix 11:00am–12:00pm Registration & Solution Center (Exhibit Floor) Opens Visit every booth and be eligible for amazing giveaways. Discover solutions for your festival that you didn’t know existed. Visit our complimentary massage chair and experience instant bliss. Our prize giveaway is scheduled for Tuesday at the Solution Center. Don’t miss out…you...

Opening reception at IFFS with designer dinner

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Jagermeister feast at the opening party as you have never seen before, eat drink and mix Jagermeister to perfection. ...

Filmfestivals.com Bruno Chatelin to moderate a panel on the challenges of a large film festival

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Special Challenges of Large Film Festivals ($500k + budget) Moderator Bruno Chatelin co founder filmfestivals.com Panelist: Joshua Nordin, Business Development Director, NEPS Worldwide –   Panelist:  Beth Caldarello, Operations Manager, Telluride Film Festival -   Panelist: Barbara Morgan, Executive Director, Austin Film Festival-   Panelist: Tonya Mantooth, Vice President, San Diego Film Festival  -       I see three moments in the discus...

Last few days to book your participation to the Festival Summit in Austin

Register for the 2014 IFFS Summit in Austin with a prefered rate Dear Friends and Colleagues,   We are happy to share with you some information about the upcoming IFFS, a conference that we think will definitely interest you and your festival staffers. Bruno Chatelin sits as Advisory Board Member at IFFS and will participate as chair person and speaker. As an affiliate Partner we can provide a registration discount. Use IFFSBRUNO13 when registering and get the best rate ...

IFFS 2014 Conference Agenda

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Here is the agenda for the conference running December 7 - 9, 2014 in Austin Texas. A few adjustments will be made. Meanwhile you can ask for the Filmfestivals.com DISCOUNT CODE FOR A PREFERED 300€ RATE. Sunday, December 7, 2014   Sunday, December 7, 2014 Conference Chair: Benjamin Oberman, President/CEO, Film Festival Flix 11:00am–12:00pm Registration & Solution Center (Exhibit Floor) Opens Visit every boo...

IFFS panel : I'm every woman- Woman in Film and Music

We all know it can be lonely at the top, lonely at the bottom…and even in the middle. We’ll explore how women can support each other and bring unity, clarity & a complementary voice to the festival experience & workplace. In fact, our panel of experts have done it quite nicely, thank you. No grumbling allowed. And we play nice with boys too! Moderator: Christine Devine, news anchor
 & reporter, KTTV FOX 11 Panelist: Nora Dunn, Comedian/ Actress/ Writer ...

IMFCON IFFS 2014 Panel confirmed: It’s been a hard day’s night! 2014 Recap-State of the Industry

You spend all year preparing, executing & cleaning up after your festival. Lest you forgot to look up and see where the marketplace is heading, we’ve got you covered. Let us take the guesswork out of the year as we review 2014 and hear our industry’s top experts provide the picks & pans of the year’s top trends. Even better? We’ll take an inside look at what they forecast for 2015 as you begin to plan your event. Moderator: Laurie Kirby, President, IFFS...

Wonderful Women by Wordpress reception at the Summit

registered members of the Conference will gather in the Hyatt Regency for a party sponsored by Wordpress on Wonderful Women. Don’t miss out on libations and hors d’oeuvres courtesy of WordPress! There will also be a special mix from DJ Taz! When: Monday December 8th, 2014 Time: 5:00 PM  Where: Tradeshow Floor, Hyatt Regency Austin For more information, visit us at: filmfestivalsummit.com or imfcon.com. ...

IFFS 2014 panel The Media is your Message

The Media is your Message Presented by Lineup Magazine of Course everyone will remember from the phrase by McLuhan introduced 50 years ago in his most widely known book, Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man, published in 1964. McLuhan proposes that a medium itself, not the content it carries, should be the focus of study. He said that a medium affects the society in which it plays a role not only by the content delivered over the medium, but also by th...

IFFS Panel: Marketing Your Film Festival

Banner ads, street teams, experiential marketing, word of mouth, traditional advertising, digital branding, social media, tweeting, FB liking, radio, tv, publicists….. exhausted yet? Can you measure what’s working or are you throwing it all up against the wall in hopes that something sticks? Let’s break down the tools and figure out how to optimize each one to benefit your organization. Moderator: Dave Margolis, Executive Director, Ashland Independent Film Festival ...

A few more reasons to register to this edition of the Fest Summit in Austin

The 2014 conference and trade show will be held in Austin December 7-9th. There are two tracks but all attendees network together on the trade show floor. Some of our sponsors include SAG-AFTRA, WordPress, Delta Air Lines, Starwood, Panasonic, Lagunitas, Tito's Vodka,  and many more! We also have launched our magazine called Lineup (LINEUPLIVE.COM) about the festival industry.  Annually there are industry leaders speaking from Live Nation, Insomniac, 4Fini, Superfly presents, SFX,...

IFFS 2014 Panel Announced: Sell Out Your Festival with Big Data

Panelists will discuss how festivals can leverage the vast amount of data on concerts, bands, managers and other sources to maximize attendance. Learn the tools and strategies that festivals are using to leverage Big Data to drive ticket sales and marketing. Moderator: Biasha Mitchell, Manager, Music & Festivals, Eventbrite Panelist: Uri Bogler, VP Marketing, Front Gate Tickets...

IFFS 2014 Panel confirmed: Anatomy of a Successful Collaboration

In a rapidly expanding festival market, where community members, audiences and sponsors are being pulled in multiple directions and oftentimes spread thin, this panel of experts will provide tools to help you stand out and succeed with your film distributors, sponsors, and community through successful collaborations. Moderator: Benjamin Oberman, President/CEO, Film Festival Flix   Panelist: Stephanie Northen, Director of Publicity, Roadside Attractions  Panel...

Register for the 2014 IFFS Summit in Austin with a prefered rate

Dear Friends and Colleagues,   We are happy to share with you information about the upcoming IFFS, a conference that we think will definitely interest you. Bruno Chatelin sits as Advisory Board Member at IFFS, However, please note that filmfestivals.com is not involved in the organizing of this event, though we are participating as chair person and speaker, and Affiliate Partner thus providing a registration discount. USE IFFSBRUNO13 when registering and get the best rate the Confere...

IFFS 2014 Venue

  Hotel 208 Barton Springs Rd. Austin, TX 78704 1-888-421-1442 Room Block Rate $189.00 per night. Room Block Deadline Date November 8, 2014. Please refer to International Film Festival Summit when booking room. Click Here to Reserve Your Room Today.           Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., The Official travel partner of the International Music Festival Conference (IMFCON), is offering a room block at the W Austin. The Room Blo...

Discover The IFFS 2014 Floor Plan

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The 11th Annual Film Festival Summit will be the most informative and fun filled conference to date. We are excited to announce new topics and speakers at the annual conference, insuring that attendees at all levels – first-timers and repeat attendees, new to the industry or seasoned professional – can all find the answers and creative new ideas that they are looking for. With scores of keynote presentations, informative panel discussions, breakout sessions, social activities, and mu...

Filmfestivals.com renews partnership with IFFS for the 11th International Film Festival Summit in Austin Dec 7 - 9, 2014

The 11th Annual International Film Festival Summit in AUSTIN Texas: December 7-9, 2014  The 11th Annual International Film Festival Summit will be the most informative and fun filled conference to date. We are excited to announce new topics and speakers at the annual conference, insuring that attendees at all levels – first-timers and repeat attendees, new to the industry or seasoned professional – can all find the answers and creative new ideas that they are looking ...

Meet The IFFS Staff

International Film Festival Summit For addittional information regarding IFFS, please reach out to:   Laurie Kirby, Esq. President + Chief Creative Officer (p) + 1.626.470.6043 (f) + 1.917.398.2125 (e) laurie.kirby@imfcon.com           Anastasia Maracin Bisson VP Business Development (p) + 1.530.363.3506 (e) anastasia.bisson@imfcon.com          ...

Meet the IFFS Advisory Board Members

The IFFS Advisory Board brings together some of the most accomplished and experienced professionals from across the film festival industry. We are excited about the diversity and knowledge that each member will contribute. With their support and feedback we’re bringing together visionary keynotes, panel discussions, in-depth work shops focusing on the most pressing and relevant topics facing the film festival industry today. Bruno Chatelin COO filmfestivals.com & fest21.com ...

IFFS 2013 Special Events Schedule

  Sunday Brunch  11:00-12:00 pm Start your conference experience with a bang and enjoy a complimentary brunch buffet. Network with your peers and fill your ears with live music at this reception fully stocked with beer, wine, Bloody Marys and mimosas to get you ready for the day!  Courtesy of Eventbrite and ETM Beverages compliments of Lagunitas, Dulce Vida, Deep Eddy, Naked G...

Chris Lowell will offer Closing Keynote at The fest Summit in Austin, Decemeber 10

  Date: December 10th 3:50-4:50   Chris Lowell made his directorial debut earlier this year with Beside Still Waters, which won both the Jury Prize and the Audience Award at the Austin Film Festival. Born and raised in Atlanta, GA, Chris studied film production at the University of Southern California before continuing his studies at the New School. He has had great success in his acting career, performing in Oscar nominated films (The Help, Up In The Air) and award winn...

Special offer for the Film Festival Summit; discounted registration price and free newsletter ad to 160 000 film pros

IFFS 2013 // December 8-10 // Austin, TX Filmfestivals.com, a media partner of the Summit, allows it's festivals subscribers to benefit from a 300€ preferred rate (ask for the promo code); the first 10 subscribers will also receive a free newsletter ad (valued 150€) Founded in 2002, IFFS provides the only annual conference & symposium for film festival professionals and entertainment executives to network, learn from one another, establish partnerships, and understand th...

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