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Segment 19:  This Filmmakers Notebook interview with filmmaker and cancer survivor James Chippendale is the last one from the IFFS and it is very special.  James came to the event to speak about Filmanthropy and John Donovan...

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Segment 18:  Just like in the old Wrigley’s gum commercials, Filmmakers Notebook doubled its  fun by interviewing the Development Director for the IFFS David Gunn with Paul Burke from Ticket Derby.  Although this is Gunn’s first year in this position,...

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Segment 17:  The San Francisco Film Society is recognized for being able to offer a number of benefits that other film festivals and organizations would like to emulate.  Sarah Cathers, the Director of Operations for...

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017 Austin Film Festival Rocks After 17 Years

January 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

Segment 15:  The Austin Film Festival is one that is sure to come to mind whenever the topic comes up and after 17 years, it very well should.  John Donovan and I had the chance...

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Segment 14:  One of the fascinating and intelligent guests John Donovan and I had the pleasure of interviewing at the IFFS was Laurie Kirby, Esq.  However, little did we know back then that she was going...

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Segment 13:  Now in its 4th season Flyway Film Festival in Pepin, WI has been building a solid reputation as the type of place where both filmmakers and movie fans alike can gather, mingle and watch...

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Segment 12:  Melissa DeMonico-Tapia has a lot of fun in her position as Director of Sales for Fairplex So Cal in Pomona, CA.  Perhaps best known as the Event and Entertainment Center that hosts the...

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Segment 10:  Animation continues to grow and gain traction with filmgoers, so it’s no surprise that the Red Stick International Animation Festival has become increasingly popular during its six years.  John Donovan and I had...

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011 Eventbrite is An Affair of the Hartz

December 19, 2010 | 0 Comments

Segment 9:  Eventbrite Co-Founders, Kevin and Julia Hartz have found an exciting way to blend their diverse backgrounds into a successful partnership and business, which they happily discussed with John Donovan and me at the International Film...

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010 Gabe Wardell Talks Docs at the IFFS

December 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Segment 8: When thinking about film festivals one of the most recognizable names connected with them belongs to Gabe Wardell.  The former Executive Director of the Atlanta Film Festival recently started his own consulting firm Atlanta Film Forum with...

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