REEL MAGIC HOUR®

Reel Magic Hour® is a day long program that provides one hour panels designed for our Chelsea Film Festival filmmakers to meet and network. This is the Fourth edition of the Reel Magic Hour. This program is supported by the Sundance Institute and listed in the Women at Sundance and Women in Film LA Resource Map.

Access to this event requires a VIP Pass, Festival Pass or Filmmaker Pass. Click here to purchase.

WHEN:
Saturday, October 17th from 11:30am – 6:00pm EST

WHERE:
This event will be streamed live on FilmFestival+

Panel One: Breaking Into The Industry At a Young Age: The Triumphs, Trials and Tribulations
Panel Two: MasterClass with Jury President, Paul Calderon
Panel Three: Meet The Decision Makers
Panel Four: Entertainment During a Pandemic: What Have We Learned from Going Virtual?
Networking Closing Virtual Cocktail (only available for VIP and Filmmaker holders)


11:30am – 12:30pm EST
Panel One: Breaking Into The Industry At a Young Age: The Triumphs, Trials and Tribulations

Moderator: Emma Bell (Actor/Director, Between The Pines, The Walking Dead, The Argument)
Speakers: Dalila Bela (Actor, Anne With An E, Beats In A Bagel Shop, Ready Jet Go!), Aymeric Jett Montaz (Actor, Anne With An E, Blink Twice), Hal Cumpston (Actor/Screenwriter, Bilched, The Walking Dead: World Beyond)


12:45pm – 2:00pm EST
Panel Two: MasterClass with Paul Calderon, 2020 CFF Jury President
Moderated by Kiki Lambden-Stout (Screenwriter/Producer at Mudcat Films)


2:00PM – 2:15PM EST – BREAK


2:15PM – 3:15PM EST
Panel Three: Meet The Decision Makers

Moderator: Andrew Goldman (Chief Content Officer at Grooveee)
Speakers: Pam Dixon (Casting Director, Past President of The Casting Society of America), Vinca Jarrett (Entertainment Attorney, Financier, Business Affairs Consultant), Souad Houssein (Cinema Program Director at La Francophonie)


3:30PM – 4:30PM EST
Panel Four: Entertainment During a Pandemic: What Have We Learned from Going Virtual?

Moderator: Lon Haber (Film Publicist, The Umbrella Academy, The Politician, BlacKkKlansman, American Utopia)
Speakers: Nigel Lopez-McBean (Co-Founder at DBP Donut with Mark & Jay Duplass), Robin Weigert (CFF 2020 Juror, Actor, Big Little Lies, Dietland, Deadwood), Heather Rae (CFF 2020 Juror, Producer, Bull, Frozen River, Tallulah), Paul Weber (Casting Director, Stargate, Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, Outlander)


5:00PM – 6:00PM EST
Closing Virtual Networking Cocktail
Exclusively available to VIP Pass and Filmmaker Pass holders. Purchase yours via this link.