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Tuesday, March 12 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Mentors: Press & Bloggers

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As a filmmaker, the press can be your best friend or your worst nightmare. Learn how to make nice. Or, if you're an aspiring journalist, learn how to make a living.
Mentor session signup is open to all Film, Gold and Platinum badge holders at a first-come, first-served basis. Registrants who signed up online must check-in 30 minutes before your mentor time slot to guarantee your spot. Limited on-site signup is also available for a small number of mentor sessions spots and will begin 30 minutes before the first time slot of each session.
To sign up for a session with Gerald Peary: http://mentor.sxsw.com/mentors/233
To sign up for a session with Roger Erik Tinch: http://mentor.sxsw.com/mentors/177
To sign up for a session with Brandon Harris: http://mentor.sxsw.com/events/166
To sign up for a session with Scott Foundas: http://mentor.sxsw.com/events/168
To sign up for a session with Farihah Zaman: http://mentor.sxsw.com/mentors/275
To sign up for a session with John Gholson: http://mentor.sxsw.com/mentors/274
To sign up for a session with Dan Kois: http://mentor.sxsw.com/mentors/276
View official listing on sxsw.com

Speakers
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Mark Bell

Owner/PublisherFilm ThreatA veteran of the film festival circuit, Film Threat owner Mark Bell is furry, cuddly and near-sighted. Prior to working as a film journalist and critic, Mark held various film production jobs (such as script supervisor and post-production supervisor; supervision... Read More →
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Scott Foundas

Chief Film CriticVillage Voice
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John Gholson

Film Critic/BloggerMovies.comWriter for Movies.com and HorrorsNotDead.com, formerly of Cinematical. Currently runs the comic blog GuttersAndPanels.com. Has appeared as an actor in SXSW films HEADCHEESE, MY SUCKY TEEN ROMANCE, and ZERO CHARISMA
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Brandon Harris

Contributing EditorFilmmaker Magazine
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Dan Kois

Senior editor, cultureSlateDan Kois is a senior editor in the culture department at Slate and a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine. He was a founding editor of Vulture, New York magazine's culture vertical. He lives in Arlington, Virginia.
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Scott Macaulay

EditorFilmmaker Magazine
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Gerald Peary

Film CriticThe Arts FuseGerald Peary is a long-time film critic, mainly for the late Boston Phoenix, who also directed the feature documentary, For the Love of Movies: the Story of American Film Criticism, and acted in the film, Computer Chess. Currently, he programs the Boston University... Read More →
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Roger Erik Tinch

Online & Digital MediaAlamo Drafthouse CinemaOnline and digital media for @drafthouse, @drafthousefilms and @badassdigest. Curator of @reelizer. Member of #VegasTech.
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Farihah Zaman

Filmmaker/Film CriticFARIHAH ZAMAN began working in film as a Programmer for the Film South Asia documentary film festival before moving to New York in 2005, where she was the Acquisitions Manager at independent film distribution company Magnolia Pictures. In 2008 she coordinated... Read More →


Tuesday March 12, 2013 11:00am - 12:30pm
Austin Convention Center, Room 11AB 500 E Cesar Chavez St

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