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Friday, March 8 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
A Beginner's Guide to SXSW Film

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A nexus of discovery and collaborative energy, SXSW Film kicks off in high gear with their annual Beginner's Guide. Answering questions like how do I get around Austin during the fest? When should I arrive to get into my movie? How do I navigate badge lines and how can I be sure to hit the best parties? Veteran SXSW participants and locals will share best ways to navigate Austin, the festival, ways to maximize social media during the event and even where to find the best eats. Rookies should come armed with questions and learn the tips and tricks to having the best experience while at the SXSW Film Festival and Conference.
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Speakers
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Kimberley Jones

Managing Editor | The Austin Chronicle
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Jette Kernion

Editor in Chief | Slackerwood | Jette Kernion founded Slackerwood in 2006 to cover all aspects of the Austin film scene. The site has grown from a single-person blog to a daily news and features site with more than 10 regular contributors, and is now published by Austin Film Society.
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David Modigliani

Co Founder & Creative Dir | Flow Nonfiction | Texas Monthly recently named David Modigliani one of the "next great Texas directors." In 2009, he co-founded branded documentary powerhouse Flow Nonfiction. David's feature-length documentary, Crawford, about the tiny Texas town George Bush turned into the Western White House, was a spotlight premiere at SXSW in 2008. He has made national appearances on MSNBC and CNN, and in the Wall St. Journal... Read More →
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Yen Tan

Dir/Writer | Pit Stop | Malaysian-born and Austin-based Yen Tan is a writer, director and graphic designer. His award-winning films have screened at festivals worldwide and picked up video and theatrical distributions. He appeared on the cover of The Austin Chronicle where he was profiled for his film poster designs. His latest feature, PIT STOP, premiered at Sundance 2013 and was nominated for a John Cassavetes Award at Independent Spirit Awards... Read More →
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Agnes Varnum

Dir of Events | The Texas Tribune | Agnes Varnum produces events for the nonprofit, nonpartisan news outlet, The Texas Tribune. She joined the Tribune after five years in marketing at the Austin Film Society. Before moving to Texas, Agnes held positions with Icarus Films, the Center for Social Media at American University, as a freelance writer for Indiewire.com, Documentary magazine and had a successful 3-year run with her doc blog, Doc It... Read More →


Friday March 8, 2013 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Austin Convention Center, Room 16AB 500 E Cesar Chavez St

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